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May 16, 2014 – FREE Gambling Training with Preferred Systems, Inc. – Erie, PA

Preferred Systems, Inc. along with The Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania presents

The Many Facets of Gambling Problems

Friday, May 16, 2014
9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (registration at 8:30 a.m.)
Erie Maennerchor Club
1607 State Street, Erie, PA 16501

Presenter

Louis R. Weigele, LISW-S, ACSW, BCD, NCGC-II

Goals & Objectives

Upon completion of this training, participants will:

  • Become familiar with gambling and factors in the development of gambling problems
  • Become familiar with behavioral, psycho-social and neurological pathways involved in the development of gambling problems.
  • Become familiar with screening, assessment and treatment practices for individuals presenting for gambling disorder services
  • Understand underlying psycho-social considerations that contribute to the development of gambling disorders.
  • Understand how accessibility of gambling opportunities may increase risk for certain individuals.
  • Become familiar with best practices in the delivery of disordered gambling services

Agenda

Morning session – Introduction to gambling and disordered gambling

9:00 – 9:15 – Introduction and overview

9:15 – 10:00 – History and current status of gambling related problems

10:00 – 10:30 – Overview of gambling – Terms, games, accessibility, diagnoses

10:30 – 10:45- Break

10:45 – 11:15 – Pathways to gambling disorders

11:15 – 12:30 – Screening, assessment, treatment and prevention overview

12:30 – 1:30 – Lunch

Afternoon session – Advanced consideration in disordered gambling

1:30 – 2:30 – Motivational Interviewing in engagement and assessment phases

2:30- 3:15 – Deciding on interventions based on severity and readiness

3:15 – 3:30 – Break

3:30 – 4:30 – Challenging case discussion

Registration

For more information or details about registration, click Here or contact Preferred Systems, Inc. at (888) 455-7437 or (814) 456-0406

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