(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling Celebrating National Minority
A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling
Celebrating National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Focusing on Health Equity in Problem Gambling Prevention
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).
Deborah Haskins, Ph.D., LCPC, ACS, MAC, ICGC-II, BACC, President MD Council on Problem Gambling
Heather Eshleman, MPH, Prevention Manager
James Nowlin, Peer Recovery Support Specialist
National and Maryland data show minority populations are at greater risk of problem gambling. This webinar will show data and research findings indicating this heath disparity and discuss reasons why minority populations may be at greater risk. The Maryland Council on Problem Gambling will discuss successes and challenges of the faith-based communities wellness grants initiative. The Center will highlight problem gambling prevention strategies implemented through youth and special populations grant programs. Recommendations for how your organization can promote health equity, raise awareness of responsible gambling, and promote resources for help will be discussed.
Attendees should be able to:
- Learn the most recent data on minority gambling behaviors and why this population may be at greater risk of problem gambling.
- Learn about the faith-based communities wellness grants initiative.
- Learn about strategies implemented through the youth and special populations grant program reaching minority populations.
- Learn how your organization can get involved with increasing health equity related to responsible gambling and promoting resources for help.
For more information, or to register for this webinar, please click HERE