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november, 2017

8nov

Problem Gambling Continuing Education - Montgomery County

Time

(Wednesday) 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Montgomery County Human Services Building - Community Room

1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401

Event Details

Join The PA Link to Aging & Disability Resources – Bucks, Chester and Montgomery & 

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of PA

for a morning of continuing education on the topic of problem gambling

Today, more people have access to, and are participating in, gambling activities than ever before. While the majority of the population is able to gamble without developing any issues, there is a small percentage of people who are unable to maintain responsible levels of play. Unfortunately for these individuals, this often progresses to a point where several areas of their lives are impacted in a negative way.

Research indicates this is a common co-occurring disorder among individuals who are experience mental health issues and/or experiencing substance use issues. During this program participants will learn about the problem, how it often develops, what help is available and how to best approach working with someone who may be suffering from gambling disorder.

 

DATE AND TIME

Wed., November 8, 2017

8:30 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

LOCATION

Montgomery County Human Services Building

1430 DeKalb Street

Community Room

Norristown, PA 19401

PRESENTER

Josh Ercole

Chief Operating Officer, Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania

Goals & Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:

  • Become familiar with gambling prevalence & the development of problematic gambling
  • Identify prevalence rates and risk factors of disordered gambling
  • Discuss warning signs and how to address the issue
  • Have awareness of available local resources
  • Have the ability to integrate gambling screenings into existing sessions

Registration

For more information, or to register, please click HERE

Continental breakfast will be served

Continuing Education

NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. 4 CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.

Sponsor

Elizabeth Doan, PA Link to Aging & Disability Resources - Bucks, Chester and Montgomery

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