On Demand Recordings

We are pleased to bring you the following on demand recordings, available to view at any time. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Please note, unless specified otherwise, there are no CE’s available for any of the following On Demand content.

April 29, 2020

Online Gambling: Expansion and Use in Times of Crisis

Presented by: Gregory A. Krausz, MA, CAADC, LPC

This webinar offers the opportunity for a discussion about how crisis, isolation and availability can impact online gambling behaviors. The focus is on the importance of addressing the stress that is often associated with crisis, offering the use of services including teletherapy and the development of effective ways to achieve connection and communication with clients.

April 23, 2020

The Professional Impacts of the COVID-19 Crisis:
A Look into the Importance of Self-Care and Resilience

Presented by: Trish Caldwell, MFT LPC CCDPD CCTP CAADC

This training explores practical ways for gambling counselors and other professionals to help maintain their mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak and beyond. Discussion includes common reactions to the pandemic from both a personal and professional lens and identification of  strategies to manage any unwanted symptoms as well as social isolation.

Additionally, the meaning of resilience during times like this for gambling counselors and other professionals is addressed, and how to utilize this resilience to help yourself and those you are serving get through these difficult times.

April 15, 2020

Kids, COVID and Convergence of Video Gaming & Gambling in Youth: What to Know in Unprecedented Times

Presented by: Julie M. Hynes, MA, RD, CPS

The world of what we have considered “gambling” has shifted dramatically in recent years, and exposure to gambling within video games is eye opening. In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of recent trends in video gaming and how these trends have blurred the lines between what is gaming and gambling. We will focus on what the research says about the public health risks facing youth, discussing how COVID-19 has augmented the need to address these issues, and provide practical recommendations that can be applied in professional and personal settings.

April 9, 2020

A Stress Management/Mindfulness Approach to Working with the Problem Gambler

Presented by: Anthony S. Parente, MA, LCPC, NCC, MAC, ICGC II, BACC

Stress and its impact affect us all. Stress is related to all major health problems in the United States including gambling disorder and other addictions. This workshop will increase participants understanding of stress and teach effective stress management tools and techniques to help gambling disordered clients. In this webinar helping professionals will learn how stress depletes our resources on a physical, cognitive, emotional and spiritual level.

Participants will learn how to rejuvenate and restore our energy in all of these areas. Research has demonstrated that using Mindfulness based practices in recovery increases clients’ success. Learn effective strategies for reducing stress, improving treatment outcomes, and enhancing the lives of those we serve.

March 25, 2020

Teletherapy – 4 Quick Steps to Get Started

Presented by Jody Bechtold, LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC

The use of teletherapy as a way of assisting clients has continued to become an important way to offer services. Geographical barriers, health concerns and transportation limits have resulted in the need for virtual communication. The current COVID-19 situation that we are all experiencing has amplified this need to a point where teletherapy is now vital to maintain the counselor-client connection. This recording will address ways to quickly get up & running to be able to offer services.