(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling Celebrating Asian American
A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling
Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Focusing on Gambling Behaviors Among Maryland’s Asian Population and Strategies to Prevent Problem Gambling
Join the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (the Center) for the 2021-2022 series of FREE webinars designed to provide additional problem gambling prevention, clinical and recovery training on a variety of topics. Webinars are one (1) hour in length, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT and award one (1) CEU (unless otherwise specified).
Chong (Taylor) Yi, President/CEO, My Life Foundation
Hyang (Ana) Park, Program Director, My Life Foundation
Heather Eshleman, MPH, Prevention Manager
Kenneth Crawford, CPRS, CRS, Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
National and State data show Asians are at an increased risk of problem gambling compared to the Caucasian population. This webinar will show data and research findings indicating this heath disparity and discuss reasons why the Asian population may be at greater risk of problem gambling behaviors. My Life Foundation, a community organization in Maryland, will discuss how they have integrated problem gambling prevention strategies with their mental health promotion and substance misuse prevention programming to reach the Korean population. Recommendations for how your organization can assist with expanding problem gambling prevention work within the Asian community and resources for help will be discussed.
Attendees should be able to:
- Learn the most recent data on Asian gambling and why this population may be at greater risk of problem gambling.
- Learn about problem gambling prevention strategies targeting the Korean community implemented in collaboration with My Life Foundation.
- Learn easy and low-cost public awareness and prevention strategies to promote responsible gambling among the Asian population.
For more information, or to register for this webinar, please click HERE