Friday, March 1st, 2024 10:00 AM EST -1:00 PM EST Marc Lefkowitz ICGC-II
With the introduction of online sports gambling, people with a gambling disorder are the fastest growing group seeking treatment for addictions. This workshop is a primer in problem gambling and treatment issues. Topics included are characteristics and terminology, similarities and differences between substance/alcohol and gambling disorder; a history of gambling in the United States; gambling DSM-5 criteria; the gambling progression; risk factors; family issues; and treatment options and strategies.
- Differentiate between substance use disorder, alcohol use disorder, and gambling disorder.
- Analyze complex case scenarios involving gambling behavior and apply the diagnostic criteria for gambling disorder as outlined in the DSM-5, while considering relevant clinical and contextual factors
- Analyze individualized treatment plans for clients with gambling disorder, considering their unique needs, co-occurring conditions, and ethical considerations, and justify the selection of evidence-based treatment strategies
- Introduction/Personal Story: 20 minutes
- Similarities and Differences with other addictions: 10 minutes
- History of gambling: 5 minutes
- Types of gambling and gamblers: 15 minutes
- DSM-5 Criteria: 10 minutes
- Other screening tools: 10 minutes
- Gambling Risk Factors/Vulnerable Populations: 10 minutes
- Gambling disorders and co-morbid behavioral addictions: 10 minutes
- Personal narratives: 10 minutes
- Family Issues: 10 minutes
- Treatment Options and Strategies: 15 minutes
- The spread of gambling and prevention: 10 minutes
- Self-help support: 15 minutes
- Recovery tools: 5 minutes
- Gambling and the Jewish Community: 5 minutes
- Summary and Conclusions: 5 minutes
- Q&A: 15 minutes
This presentation is open to:
- Behavior Analysts
- Social Workers
- Professional Counselors
- Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
- Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
This online class is offered at an intermediate level ,and is beneficial for an intermediate level clinician:
- New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
- Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
- Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
- Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives
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- Satisfactory Completion: Participants must have paid the tuition fee, logged in and out each day, attended the entire webinar, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate (If this is a pre-recorded program, a post-test with a passing grade of 80% to receive a certificate.) Failure to log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available after satisfactory course completion by clicking here
- Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.
- There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.