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Upcoming Events

Apr
15
Thu
Case Management, Treatment Options, and Financial Recovery for Problem Gambling Clients
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This workshop will focus how case management can help patients develop an aftercare plan and access the tools to maintain abstinence from gambling. The workshop will then focus on problem gambling and its relationship with money.

When gamblers are in treatment settings: inpatient, intensive outpatient or outpatient discharge they need to have the necessary tools and an aftercare plan to maintain the recovery process. The beginning of this workshop will focus on how case management can help patients develop an aftercare plan and access the tools to maintain abstinence from gambling. The workshop will then focus on problem gambling and its relationship with money. This engaging portion of the workshop will discuss values and beliefs regarding money; how to assess current finances; creating a simple budget and repayment plan; and Gamblers Anonymous “Pressure Relief”.

Presenter: Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II

Agenda:
10:00am – 12:00pm: Case Management & Treatment Options with Problem Gambling Clients
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch Break
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Financial Recovery and the Relationship to Problem Gambling

Objectives:
1. Understand how to ask multiple questions in assessing clients’ wants and needs.
2. Understand four components of an aftercare plan and five resources/tools for problem gamblers and affected individuals.
3. Understand three reasons why money issues need to be addressed early in treatment and four ways how to use the client’s values about money to create treatment goals and objectives.
4. Become comfortable with the forms to categorize clients’ financial issues.

Apr
21
Wed
Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm

This workshop builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder.

This workshop builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder. Best practice models of care for gambling issues will be reviewed, specifically highlighting Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness-Based Interventions. The workshop will be interactive, with large and small group exercises aimed at increasing competencies for gambling treatment.

Prerequisite: Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling, and Ohio’s Service System or 12 hours of previous gambling counseling training required

Objectives:
1. Participants will learn assessment tools and protocols designed specifically for gambling treatment
2. Participants will learn culturally sensitive treatment protocols designed for treating gambling and reducing gambling harm
3. Participants will review potential ethical dilemmas when working with clients presenting with gambling issues

Continuing Education Hours Breakdown:
TBD

Wednesday, April 21, 10:00am-3:00pm
Thursday, April 22, 10:00am-3:00pm
Friday, April 23, 10:00am-3:00pm

The training will run each day from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm with a 1-hour break from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Registration closes: Monday, April 19, 12:00 pm

Apr
29
Thu
Problem Gambling in Media & Working the Gambler’s Anonymous 12-Step Program
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This workshop will feature clips depicting problem gambling themes that will help counselors better understand the language and symptoms of problem gambling. The workshop will close with an overview of each Step in the Gambler’s Anonymous 12-Step Program.

The movie and television industries have produced a myriad of content related to gambling. Many are well researched and feature problem gambling themes. This interactive portion of the workshop will feature media clips depicting problem gambling themes that will be useful in helping counselors/therapists better understand the language and symptoms of problem gambling. Finally, while the media industry may show a perception of recovery support groups, few have been to or have experienced a Gambler’s Anonymous meeting. More gamblers and families in recovery use the Gamblers Anonymous and Gamanon Recovery Programs to treat their gambling problem than other treatment strategies. The workshop will close with an overview of each Step, how the Steps work in conjunction with each other, spiritualty vs. religion, and how to work the Steps with clients/patients.

Presenter: Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II

Agenda:
10:00am – 12:00pm: Problem Gambling in Media
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch Break
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Working the Gambler’s Anonymous 12 Step Program

Objectives:
1. Understand the nine signs and symptoms of problem gambling through media and how you can use media in working with problem gambling clients.
2. Attendees will know the difference between spirituality, religion, and Higher Power, and how it applies to treatment and recovery.
3. Gain an understanding of each Step of the 12 Steps in the Gamblers Anonymous Recovery Program and provide the attendees with the ability to talk the language of the Steps to patients/clients.

May
14
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This meeting will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB.

PURPOSE:
The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. It will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB. The virtual meeting will engage participants in a lively discussion around current gambling expansion, legislation, data, and other related topics with Ohio experts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Gambling Disorder Treatment Professionals

PREREQUISITE:
Current caseload and submission of one question at registration to be asked during the meeting. In order to receive supervision credit, there is an expectation of full participation throughout the meeting. It is an expectation that attendee webcams will be turned on through the duration of the times in-session.

Registration closes: Monday, May 10th, 2021 12:00 PM

Jun
11
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This meeting will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB.

PURPOSE:
The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. It will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB. The virtual meeting will engage participants in a lively discussion around current gambling expansion, legislation, data, and other related topics with Ohio experts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Gambling Disorder Treatment Professionals

PREREQUISITE:
Current caseload and submission of one question at registration to be asked during the meeting. In order to receive supervision credit, there is an expectation of full participation throughout the meeting. It is an expectation that attendee webcams will be turned on through the duration of the times in-session.

Registration closes: Monday, June 7th, 2021 12:00 PM

Apr
15
Thu
Case Management, Treatment Options, and Financial Recovery for Problem Gambling Clients
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This workshop will focus how case management can help patients develop an aftercare plan and access the tools to maintain abstinence from gambling. The workshop will then focus on problem gambling and its relationship with money.

When gamblers are in treatment settings: inpatient, intensive outpatient or outpatient discharge they need to have the necessary tools and an aftercare plan to maintain the recovery process. The beginning of this workshop will focus on how case management can help patients develop an aftercare plan and access the tools to maintain abstinence from gambling. The workshop will then focus on problem gambling and its relationship with money. This engaging portion of the workshop will discuss values and beliefs regarding money; how to assess current finances; creating a simple budget and repayment plan; and Gamblers Anonymous “Pressure Relief”.

Presenter: Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II

Agenda:
10:00am – 12:00pm: Case Management & Treatment Options with Problem Gambling Clients
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch Break
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Financial Recovery and the Relationship to Problem Gambling

Objectives:
1. Understand how to ask multiple questions in assessing clients’ wants and needs.
2. Understand four components of an aftercare plan and five resources/tools for problem gamblers and affected individuals.
3. Understand three reasons why money issues need to be addressed early in treatment and four ways how to use the client’s values about money to create treatment goals and objectives.
4. Become comfortable with the forms to categorize clients’ financial issues.

Apr
21
Wed
Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm

This workshop builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder.

This workshop builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder. Best practice models of care for gambling issues will be reviewed, specifically highlighting Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness-Based Interventions. The workshop will be interactive, with large and small group exercises aimed at increasing competencies for gambling treatment.

Prerequisite: Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling, and Ohio’s Service System or 12 hours of previous gambling counseling training required

Objectives:
1. Participants will learn assessment tools and protocols designed specifically for gambling treatment
2. Participants will learn culturally sensitive treatment protocols designed for treating gambling and reducing gambling harm
3. Participants will review potential ethical dilemmas when working with clients presenting with gambling issues

Continuing Education Hours Breakdown:
TBD

Wednesday, April 21, 10:00am-3:00pm
Thursday, April 22, 10:00am-3:00pm
Friday, April 23, 10:00am-3:00pm

The training will run each day from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm with a 1-hour break from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Registration closes: Monday, April 19, 12:00 pm

Apr
29
Thu
Problem Gambling in Media & Working the Gambler’s Anonymous 12-Step Program
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This workshop will feature clips depicting problem gambling themes that will help counselors better understand the language and symptoms of problem gambling. The workshop will close with an overview of each Step in the Gambler’s Anonymous 12-Step Program.

The movie and television industries have produced a myriad of content related to gambling. Many are well researched and feature problem gambling themes. This interactive portion of the workshop will feature media clips depicting problem gambling themes that will be useful in helping counselors/therapists better understand the language and symptoms of problem gambling. Finally, while the media industry may show a perception of recovery support groups, few have been to or have experienced a Gambler’s Anonymous meeting. More gamblers and families in recovery use the Gamblers Anonymous and Gamanon Recovery Programs to treat their gambling problem than other treatment strategies. The workshop will close with an overview of each Step, how the Steps work in conjunction with each other, spiritualty vs. religion, and how to work the Steps with clients/patients.

Presenter: Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II

Agenda:
10:00am – 12:00pm: Problem Gambling in Media
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch Break
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Working the Gambler’s Anonymous 12 Step Program

Objectives:
1. Understand the nine signs and symptoms of problem gambling through media and how you can use media in working with problem gambling clients.
2. Attendees will know the difference between spirituality, religion, and Higher Power, and how it applies to treatment and recovery.
3. Gain an understanding of each Step of the 12 Steps in the Gamblers Anonymous Recovery Program and provide the attendees with the ability to talk the language of the Steps to patients/clients.

May
14
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This meeting will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB.

PURPOSE:
The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. It will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB. The virtual meeting will engage participants in a lively discussion around current gambling expansion, legislation, data, and other related topics with Ohio experts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Gambling Disorder Treatment Professionals

PREREQUISITE:
Current caseload and submission of one question at registration to be asked during the meeting. In order to receive supervision credit, there is an expectation of full participation throughout the meeting. It is an expectation that attendee webcams will be turned on through the duration of the times in-session.

Registration closes: Monday, May 10th, 2021 12:00 PM

Jun
11
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This meeting will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB.

PURPOSE:
The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. It will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB. The virtual meeting will engage participants in a lively discussion around current gambling expansion, legislation, data, and other related topics with Ohio experts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Gambling Disorder Treatment Professionals

PREREQUISITE:
Current caseload and submission of one question at registration to be asked during the meeting. In order to receive supervision credit, there is an expectation of full participation throughout the meeting. It is an expectation that attendee webcams will be turned on through the duration of the times in-session.

Registration closes: Monday, June 7th, 2021 12:00 PM

Apr
15
Thu
Case Management, Treatment Options, and Financial Recovery for Problem Gambling Clients
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This workshop will focus how case management can help patients develop an aftercare plan and access the tools to maintain abstinence from gambling. The workshop will then focus on problem gambling and its relationship with money.

When gamblers are in treatment settings: inpatient, intensive outpatient or outpatient discharge they need to have the necessary tools and an aftercare plan to maintain the recovery process. The beginning of this workshop will focus on how case management can help patients develop an aftercare plan and access the tools to maintain abstinence from gambling. The workshop will then focus on problem gambling and its relationship with money. This engaging portion of the workshop will discuss values and beliefs regarding money; how to assess current finances; creating a simple budget and repayment plan; and Gamblers Anonymous “Pressure Relief”.

Presenter: Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II

Agenda:
10:00am – 12:00pm: Case Management & Treatment Options with Problem Gambling Clients
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch Break
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Financial Recovery and the Relationship to Problem Gambling

Objectives:
1. Understand how to ask multiple questions in assessing clients’ wants and needs.
2. Understand four components of an aftercare plan and five resources/tools for problem gamblers and affected individuals.
3. Understand three reasons why money issues need to be addressed early in treatment and four ways how to use the client’s values about money to create treatment goals and objectives.
4. Become comfortable with the forms to categorize clients’ financial issues.

Apr
21
Wed
Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm

This workshop builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder.

This workshop builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder. Best practice models of care for gambling issues will be reviewed, specifically highlighting Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness-Based Interventions. The workshop will be interactive, with large and small group exercises aimed at increasing competencies for gambling treatment.

Prerequisite: Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling, and Ohio’s Service System or 12 hours of previous gambling counseling training required

Objectives:
1. Participants will learn assessment tools and protocols designed specifically for gambling treatment
2. Participants will learn culturally sensitive treatment protocols designed for treating gambling and reducing gambling harm
3. Participants will review potential ethical dilemmas when working with clients presenting with gambling issues

Continuing Education Hours Breakdown:
TBD

Wednesday, April 21, 10:00am-3:00pm
Thursday, April 22, 10:00am-3:00pm
Friday, April 23, 10:00am-3:00pm

The training will run each day from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm with a 1-hour break from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Registration closes: Monday, April 19, 12:00 pm

Apr
29
Thu
Problem Gambling in Media & Working the Gambler’s Anonymous 12-Step Program
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This workshop will feature clips depicting problem gambling themes that will help counselors better understand the language and symptoms of problem gambling. The workshop will close with an overview of each Step in the Gambler’s Anonymous 12-Step Program.

The movie and television industries have produced a myriad of content related to gambling. Many are well researched and feature problem gambling themes. This interactive portion of the workshop will feature media clips depicting problem gambling themes that will be useful in helping counselors/therapists better understand the language and symptoms of problem gambling. Finally, while the media industry may show a perception of recovery support groups, few have been to or have experienced a Gambler’s Anonymous meeting. More gamblers and families in recovery use the Gamblers Anonymous and Gamanon Recovery Programs to treat their gambling problem than other treatment strategies. The workshop will close with an overview of each Step, how the Steps work in conjunction with each other, spiritualty vs. religion, and how to work the Steps with clients/patients.

Presenter: Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II

Agenda:
10:00am – 12:00pm: Problem Gambling in Media
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch Break
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Working the Gambler’s Anonymous 12 Step Program

Objectives:
1. Understand the nine signs and symptoms of problem gambling through media and how you can use media in working with problem gambling clients.
2. Attendees will know the difference between spirituality, religion, and Higher Power, and how it applies to treatment and recovery.
3. Gain an understanding of each Step of the 12 Steps in the Gamblers Anonymous Recovery Program and provide the attendees with the ability to talk the language of the Steps to patients/clients.

May
14
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This meeting will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB.

PURPOSE:
The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. It will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB. The virtual meeting will engage participants in a lively discussion around current gambling expansion, legislation, data, and other related topics with Ohio experts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Gambling Disorder Treatment Professionals

PREREQUISITE:
Current caseload and submission of one question at registration to be asked during the meeting. In order to receive supervision credit, there is an expectation of full participation throughout the meeting. It is an expectation that attendee webcams will be turned on through the duration of the times in-session.

Registration closes: Monday, May 10th, 2021 12:00 PM

Jun
11
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This meeting will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB.

PURPOSE:
The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. It will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB. The virtual meeting will engage participants in a lively discussion around current gambling expansion, legislation, data, and other related topics with Ohio experts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Gambling Disorder Treatment Professionals

PREREQUISITE:
Current caseload and submission of one question at registration to be asked during the meeting. In order to receive supervision credit, there is an expectation of full participation throughout the meeting. It is an expectation that attendee webcams will be turned on through the duration of the times in-session.

Registration closes: Monday, June 7th, 2021 12:00 PM