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Feb
18
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide 1.5 hours of Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. 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

Attendees can receive 1.5 hours of the 4 hours of supervision required for the:
– GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board
– Gambling scope of practice through the Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
– ICGC Certification through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board

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.

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Feb
24
Thu
19th Annual PGNO Conference @ Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
Feb 24 all-day

All Aboard for the 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

The 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference will utilize a hybrid format with a virtual pre-conference and in-person at Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio.

The pre-conference will be held on January 25th and 27th, 2022 will kick off the conference with lecture-style presentations focusing on the intersection of gambling with other behavioral health concerns. The conference will take place on February 24th, 2022, and will offer attendees a chance to apply learned skills in a collective and collaborative environment with interactive workshops facilitated by experts in the field.

Register for the conference at PGNOhio.org/19thconference/register

Feb
25
Fri
PGNO Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals

Friday, February 25, 2022
9:00 am12:15 pm
This virtual post-conference session will provide prevention professionals with 3.0 ethics contact hours. Space is limited so register early.

The Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals session will provide those licensed through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Chemical Professionals Board with 3.0 CEUs in ethics. This session will run from 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM.

PGNO is also offering an ethics session for prevention professionals on January 28th, 2022. To register for the Post-Conference Ethics for Treatment Professionals, visit PGNOhio.org/TreatmentEthics.

Trainer:
Derek Longmeier, MBA, OCPC, ICPS has attained certification from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant and the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium as an Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist. He holds an MBA from Ohio Dominican University, a BA in Psychology from The Ohio State University, and a Certificate in Social Enterprise from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. Derek has been in the prevention field for over 20 years and has presented at local, state, and national training throughout the U.S. Derek serves as the Executive Director of the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio. In this role, he is the Ohio affiliate for the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), where he serves as the chair of the Affiliate Committee. Additionally, Derek serves on the OhioMHAS Problem Gambling Service Advisory Board and is the co-chair of the Infrastructure and Policy committee.
Prevention and health promotion are not only his profession but also his passion.

Registration is $20. PGNO Members can attend at no cost as part of your member dues. You can become a member at PGNOhio.org/Connect.

The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board and Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.

PGNO TO HOST POST-CONFERENCE ETHICS FOR PREVENTION & TREATMENT PROFESSIONALS
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

PGNO to Host Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention & Treatment Professionals

PGNO will once again host opportunities to receive continuing education in ethics as part of the post-conference for the 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference. These sessions will provide attendees with 3.0 Ethics CEUs through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. Attendance at the Conference is not required to attend either ethics session.

Prevention

  • Friday, February 25th, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM
    Virtually via Zoom
  • Derek Longmeier, MBA, OCPC, ICPS
  • Register HERE
Visit PGNOhio.org/Ethics to register. Registration is $20/session. PGNO Members can attend at no cost as part of their membership dues. To become a PGNO Member visit PGNOhio.org/Connect.

 

Mar
15
Tue
Save the Date – PAA Advocacy Day 2022
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

March 15, 2022 will be the Prevention Action Alliance Advocacy Day at the Ohio State Capitol.  Join us and youth leaders, coalitions and other prevention advocates from across Ohio in sharing the importance of investing in prevention.

Mar
16
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This session is for anyone new to treating Gambling Disorder or for anyone interested in hearing cases of clinical treatment. The session will provide education on a problem gambling-related topic that matches the case to be discussed. A certified gambling counselor, and graduate of the Ohio Gambling Treatment Fellowship Program, will present a case and discuss screening tools, assessment and treatment strategies, similarities and differences between gambling and substance addictions and walk the audience through what a clinical encounter looks like. The session will conclude with an engaging discussion.

1.50 CEUs are available for this webinar. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P5: 0.5 hours
– C7: 0.5 hours; C2: 1.0 hours
– G2: 1.5 hours

To Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hfGq7MtgS26-TumxYDPvwA

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Mar
23
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm

Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, problem gambling risks and warning signs, at-risk populations, and co-morbidities of problem gambling with substance abuse and mental illness. This training will also provide an introductory view of screening and assessment along with current treatment models such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat problem gambling. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, along with legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community. Participants will hear from experts in the field of prevention and treatment, recovery advocates, and partners in regulation and operation.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data-specific to Ohio’s gambling and gaming landscape
• Learn the risks and warning signs of problematic gambling
• Understand co-morbidities of gambling addiction, substance abuse, and mental illness
• Become familiar with screening tools to identify gambling addiction
• Explore current treatment models such as MI and CBT to treat problem gambling
• Become familiar with other support services and available resources

Who Should Attend:
Professionals in the fields of assessment, prevention, treatment, policy, education; county boards; community members; recovery advocates; partners in operation and regulation; and anyone wanting to learn more. This training will provide 12.0 hours of gambling-specific education which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement or scope of practice.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P3: 0.5 hours; P5: 4.0 hours; P6: 3.5 hours
– C1: 1.5 hours; C4: 2.0 hours; C7: 2.0 hours; C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 4.5 hours
– G1: 6.0 hours; G2: 6.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, March 23rd from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, March 24th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, March 25th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

To learn more about the Gambling Disorder Stages Training, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Stages.

Apr
8
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide 1.5 hours of Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. 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

Attendees can receive 1.5 hours of the 4 hours of supervision required for the:
– GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board
– Gambling scope of practice through the Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
– ICGC Certification through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board

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.

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Apr
13
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm

Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, problem gambling risks and warning signs, at-risk populations, and co-morbidities of problem gambling with substance abuse and mental illness. This training will also provide an introductory view of screening and assessment along with current treatment models such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat problem gambling. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, along with legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community. Participants will hear from experts in the field of prevention and treatment, recovery advocates, and partners in regulation and operation.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data-specific to Ohio’s gambling and gaming landscape
• Learn the risks and warning signs of problematic gambling
• Understand co-morbidities of gambling addiction, substance abuse, and mental illness
• Become familiar with screening tools to identify gambling addiction
• Explore current treatment models such as MI and CBT to treat problem gambling
• Become familiar with other support services and available resources

Who Should Attend:
Professionals in the fields of assessment, prevention, treatment, policy, education; county boards; community members; recovery advocates; partners in operation and regulation; and anyone wanting to learn more. This training will provide 12.0 hours of gambling-specific education which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement or scope of practice.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P3: 0.5 hours; P5: 4.0 hours; P6: 3.5 hours
– C1: 1.5 hours; C4: 2.0 hours; C7: 2.0 hours; C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 4.5 hours
– G1: 6.0 hours; G2: 6.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, April 13th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, April 14th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, April 15th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

May
18
Wed
Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
May 18 @ 10:00 am – May 20 @ 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. 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

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

Trainer: Dr. Heather Chapman, Ph.D., ICGC-II, BACC
Dr. Chapman is the Director of the Brecksville Gambling Treatment Program and Deputy Director of the Veterans Addiction Recovery Center at the Cleveland VA Medical Center as well as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. Working with problem gambling for over 20 years, she is an internationally certified gambling counselor/board-approved clinical consultant from the International Gambling Certification Board of the NCPG. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and as such has developed groups specifically designed to enhance change for those struggling with problem and disordered gambling.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– No prevention continuing education hours are available for this training.
– C1: 2.0 hours; C2: 4.0 hours; C3: 1.0 hour; C4: 1.75 hours; C5: 0.5 hours; C8: 0.75 hours; C9: 2.0 hours
– G1: 3.0 hours; G2: 5.0 hours; G3: 2.0 hours; G4: 2.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, May 18th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, May 19th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, May 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

To learn more about the Gambling Disorder Stages Training, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Stages.

Feb
18
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide 1.5 hours of Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. 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

Attendees can receive 1.5 hours of the 4 hours of supervision required for the:
– GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board
– Gambling scope of practice through the Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
– ICGC Certification through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board

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.

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Feb
24
Thu
19th Annual PGNO Conference @ Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
Feb 24 all-day

All Aboard for the 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

The 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference will utilize a hybrid format with a virtual pre-conference and in-person at Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio.

The pre-conference will be held on January 25th and 27th, 2022 will kick off the conference with lecture-style presentations focusing on the intersection of gambling with other behavioral health concerns. The conference will take place on February 24th, 2022, and will offer attendees a chance to apply learned skills in a collective and collaborative environment with interactive workshops facilitated by experts in the field.

Register for the conference at PGNOhio.org/19thconference/register

Feb
25
Fri
PGNO Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals

Friday, February 25, 2022
9:00 am12:15 pm
This virtual post-conference session will provide prevention professionals with 3.0 ethics contact hours. Space is limited so register early.

The Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals session will provide those licensed through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Chemical Professionals Board with 3.0 CEUs in ethics. This session will run from 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM.

PGNO is also offering an ethics session for prevention professionals on January 28th, 2022. To register for the Post-Conference Ethics for Treatment Professionals, visit PGNOhio.org/TreatmentEthics.

Trainer:
Derek Longmeier, MBA, OCPC, ICPS has attained certification from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant and the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium as an Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist. He holds an MBA from Ohio Dominican University, a BA in Psychology from The Ohio State University, and a Certificate in Social Enterprise from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. Derek has been in the prevention field for over 20 years and has presented at local, state, and national training throughout the U.S. Derek serves as the Executive Director of the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio. In this role, he is the Ohio affiliate for the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), where he serves as the chair of the Affiliate Committee. Additionally, Derek serves on the OhioMHAS Problem Gambling Service Advisory Board and is the co-chair of the Infrastructure and Policy committee.
Prevention and health promotion are not only his profession but also his passion.

Registration is $20. PGNO Members can attend at no cost as part of your member dues. You can become a member at PGNOhio.org/Connect.

The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board and Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.

PGNO TO HOST POST-CONFERENCE ETHICS FOR PREVENTION & TREATMENT PROFESSIONALS
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

PGNO to Host Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention & Treatment Professionals

PGNO will once again host opportunities to receive continuing education in ethics as part of the post-conference for the 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference. These sessions will provide attendees with 3.0 Ethics CEUs through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. Attendance at the Conference is not required to attend either ethics session.

Prevention

  • Friday, February 25th, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM
    Virtually via Zoom
  • Derek Longmeier, MBA, OCPC, ICPS
  • Register HERE
Visit PGNOhio.org/Ethics to register. Registration is $20/session. PGNO Members can attend at no cost as part of their membership dues. To become a PGNO Member visit PGNOhio.org/Connect.

 

Mar
15
Tue
Save the Date – PAA Advocacy Day 2022
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

March 15, 2022 will be the Prevention Action Alliance Advocacy Day at the Ohio State Capitol.  Join us and youth leaders, coalitions and other prevention advocates from across Ohio in sharing the importance of investing in prevention.

Mar
16
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This session is for anyone new to treating Gambling Disorder or for anyone interested in hearing cases of clinical treatment. The session will provide education on a problem gambling-related topic that matches the case to be discussed. A certified gambling counselor, and graduate of the Ohio Gambling Treatment Fellowship Program, will present a case and discuss screening tools, assessment and treatment strategies, similarities and differences between gambling and substance addictions and walk the audience through what a clinical encounter looks like. The session will conclude with an engaging discussion.

1.50 CEUs are available for this webinar. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P5: 0.5 hours
– C7: 0.5 hours; C2: 1.0 hours
– G2: 1.5 hours

To Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hfGq7MtgS26-TumxYDPvwA

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Mar
23
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm

Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, problem gambling risks and warning signs, at-risk populations, and co-morbidities of problem gambling with substance abuse and mental illness. This training will also provide an introductory view of screening and assessment along with current treatment models such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat problem gambling. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, along with legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community. Participants will hear from experts in the field of prevention and treatment, recovery advocates, and partners in regulation and operation.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data-specific to Ohio’s gambling and gaming landscape
• Learn the risks and warning signs of problematic gambling
• Understand co-morbidities of gambling addiction, substance abuse, and mental illness
• Become familiar with screening tools to identify gambling addiction
• Explore current treatment models such as MI and CBT to treat problem gambling
• Become familiar with other support services and available resources

Who Should Attend:
Professionals in the fields of assessment, prevention, treatment, policy, education; county boards; community members; recovery advocates; partners in operation and regulation; and anyone wanting to learn more. This training will provide 12.0 hours of gambling-specific education which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement or scope of practice.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P3: 0.5 hours; P5: 4.0 hours; P6: 3.5 hours
– C1: 1.5 hours; C4: 2.0 hours; C7: 2.0 hours; C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 4.5 hours
– G1: 6.0 hours; G2: 6.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, March 23rd from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, March 24th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, March 25th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

To learn more about the Gambling Disorder Stages Training, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Stages.

Apr
8
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide 1.5 hours of Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. 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

Attendees can receive 1.5 hours of the 4 hours of supervision required for the:
– GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board
– Gambling scope of practice through the Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
– ICGC Certification through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board

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.

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Apr
13
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm

Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, problem gambling risks and warning signs, at-risk populations, and co-morbidities of problem gambling with substance abuse and mental illness. This training will also provide an introductory view of screening and assessment along with current treatment models such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat problem gambling. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, along with legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community. Participants will hear from experts in the field of prevention and treatment, recovery advocates, and partners in regulation and operation.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data-specific to Ohio’s gambling and gaming landscape
• Learn the risks and warning signs of problematic gambling
• Understand co-morbidities of gambling addiction, substance abuse, and mental illness
• Become familiar with screening tools to identify gambling addiction
• Explore current treatment models such as MI and CBT to treat problem gambling
• Become familiar with other support services and available resources

Who Should Attend:
Professionals in the fields of assessment, prevention, treatment, policy, education; county boards; community members; recovery advocates; partners in operation and regulation; and anyone wanting to learn more. This training will provide 12.0 hours of gambling-specific education which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement or scope of practice.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P3: 0.5 hours; P5: 4.0 hours; P6: 3.5 hours
– C1: 1.5 hours; C4: 2.0 hours; C7: 2.0 hours; C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 4.5 hours
– G1: 6.0 hours; G2: 6.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, April 13th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, April 14th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, April 15th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

May
18
Wed
Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
May 18 @ 10:00 am – May 20 @ 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. 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

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

Trainer: Dr. Heather Chapman, Ph.D., ICGC-II, BACC
Dr. Chapman is the Director of the Brecksville Gambling Treatment Program and Deputy Director of the Veterans Addiction Recovery Center at the Cleveland VA Medical Center as well as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. Working with problem gambling for over 20 years, she is an internationally certified gambling counselor/board-approved clinical consultant from the International Gambling Certification Board of the NCPG. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and as such has developed groups specifically designed to enhance change for those struggling with problem and disordered gambling.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– No prevention continuing education hours are available for this training.
– C1: 2.0 hours; C2: 4.0 hours; C3: 1.0 hour; C4: 1.75 hours; C5: 0.5 hours; C8: 0.75 hours; C9: 2.0 hours
– G1: 3.0 hours; G2: 5.0 hours; G3: 2.0 hours; G4: 2.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, May 18th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, May 19th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, May 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

To learn more about the Gambling Disorder Stages Training, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Stages.

Feb
18
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide 1.5 hours of Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. 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

Attendees can receive 1.5 hours of the 4 hours of supervision required for the:
– GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board
– Gambling scope of practice through the Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
– ICGC Certification through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board

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.

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Feb
24
Thu
19th Annual PGNO Conference @ Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
Feb 24 all-day

All Aboard for the 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

The 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference will utilize a hybrid format with a virtual pre-conference and in-person at Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio.

The pre-conference will be held on January 25th and 27th, 2022 will kick off the conference with lecture-style presentations focusing on the intersection of gambling with other behavioral health concerns. The conference will take place on February 24th, 2022, and will offer attendees a chance to apply learned skills in a collective and collaborative environment with interactive workshops facilitated by experts in the field.

Register for the conference at PGNOhio.org/19thconference/register

Feb
25
Fri
PGNO Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals

Friday, February 25, 2022
9:00 am12:15 pm
This virtual post-conference session will provide prevention professionals with 3.0 ethics contact hours. Space is limited so register early.

The Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention Professionals session will provide those licensed through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Chemical Professionals Board with 3.0 CEUs in ethics. This session will run from 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM.

PGNO is also offering an ethics session for prevention professionals on January 28th, 2022. To register for the Post-Conference Ethics for Treatment Professionals, visit PGNOhio.org/TreatmentEthics.

Trainer:
Derek Longmeier, MBA, OCPC, ICPS has attained certification from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant and the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium as an Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist. He holds an MBA from Ohio Dominican University, a BA in Psychology from The Ohio State University, and a Certificate in Social Enterprise from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. Derek has been in the prevention field for over 20 years and has presented at local, state, and national training throughout the U.S. Derek serves as the Executive Director of the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio. In this role, he is the Ohio affiliate for the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), where he serves as the chair of the Affiliate Committee. Additionally, Derek serves on the OhioMHAS Problem Gambling Service Advisory Board and is the co-chair of the Infrastructure and Policy committee.
Prevention and health promotion are not only his profession but also his passion.

Registration is $20. PGNO Members can attend at no cost as part of your member dues. You can become a member at PGNOhio.org/Connect.

The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board and Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.

PGNO TO HOST POST-CONFERENCE ETHICS FOR PREVENTION & TREATMENT PROFESSIONALS
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

PGNO to Host Post-Conference Ethics for Prevention & Treatment Professionals

PGNO will once again host opportunities to receive continuing education in ethics as part of the post-conference for the 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference. These sessions will provide attendees with 3.0 Ethics CEUs through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. Attendance at the Conference is not required to attend either ethics session.

Prevention

  • Friday, February 25th, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM
    Virtually via Zoom
  • Derek Longmeier, MBA, OCPC, ICPS
  • Register HERE
Visit PGNOhio.org/Ethics to register. Registration is $20/session. PGNO Members can attend at no cost as part of their membership dues. To become a PGNO Member visit PGNOhio.org/Connect.

 

Mar
15
Tue
Save the Date – PAA Advocacy Day 2022
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

March 15, 2022 will be the Prevention Action Alliance Advocacy Day at the Ohio State Capitol.  Join us and youth leaders, coalitions and other prevention advocates from across Ohio in sharing the importance of investing in prevention.

Mar
16
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This session is for anyone new to treating Gambling Disorder or for anyone interested in hearing cases of clinical treatment. The session will provide education on a problem gambling-related topic that matches the case to be discussed. A certified gambling counselor, and graduate of the Ohio Gambling Treatment Fellowship Program, will present a case and discuss screening tools, assessment and treatment strategies, similarities and differences between gambling and substance addictions and walk the audience through what a clinical encounter looks like. The session will conclude with an engaging discussion.

1.50 CEUs are available for this webinar. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P5: 0.5 hours
– C7: 0.5 hours; C2: 1.0 hours
– G2: 1.5 hours

To Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hfGq7MtgS26-TumxYDPvwA

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Mar
23
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm

Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, problem gambling risks and warning signs, at-risk populations, and co-morbidities of problem gambling with substance abuse and mental illness. This training will also provide an introductory view of screening and assessment along with current treatment models such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat problem gambling. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, along with legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community. Participants will hear from experts in the field of prevention and treatment, recovery advocates, and partners in regulation and operation.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data-specific to Ohio’s gambling and gaming landscape
• Learn the risks and warning signs of problematic gambling
• Understand co-morbidities of gambling addiction, substance abuse, and mental illness
• Become familiar with screening tools to identify gambling addiction
• Explore current treatment models such as MI and CBT to treat problem gambling
• Become familiar with other support services and available resources

Who Should Attend:
Professionals in the fields of assessment, prevention, treatment, policy, education; county boards; community members; recovery advocates; partners in operation and regulation; and anyone wanting to learn more. This training will provide 12.0 hours of gambling-specific education which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement or scope of practice.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P3: 0.5 hours; P5: 4.0 hours; P6: 3.5 hours
– C1: 1.5 hours; C4: 2.0 hours; C7: 2.0 hours; C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 4.5 hours
– G1: 6.0 hours; G2: 6.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, March 23rd from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, March 24th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, March 25th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

To learn more about the Gambling Disorder Stages Training, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Stages.

Apr
8
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide 1.5 hours of Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. 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

Attendees can receive 1.5 hours of the 4 hours of supervision required for the:
– GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board
– Gambling scope of practice through the Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
– ICGC Certification through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board

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.

To view all of our Gambling Endorsement Support Services, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Support.

Apr
13
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm

Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, problem gambling risks and warning signs, at-risk populations, and co-morbidities of problem gambling with substance abuse and mental illness. This training will also provide an introductory view of screening and assessment along with current treatment models such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat problem gambling. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, along with legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community. Participants will hear from experts in the field of prevention and treatment, recovery advocates, and partners in regulation and operation.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data-specific to Ohio’s gambling and gaming landscape
• Learn the risks and warning signs of problematic gambling
• Understand co-morbidities of gambling addiction, substance abuse, and mental illness
• Become familiar with screening tools to identify gambling addiction
• Explore current treatment models such as MI and CBT to treat problem gambling
• Become familiar with other support services and available resources

Who Should Attend:
Professionals in the fields of assessment, prevention, treatment, policy, education; county boards; community members; recovery advocates; partners in operation and regulation; and anyone wanting to learn more. This training will provide 12.0 hours of gambling-specific education which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement or scope of practice.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– P3: 0.5 hours; P5: 4.0 hours; P6: 3.5 hours
– C1: 1.5 hours; C4: 2.0 hours; C7: 2.0 hours; C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 4.5 hours
– G1: 6.0 hours; G2: 6.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, April 13th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, April 14th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, April 15th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

May
18
Wed
Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
May 18 @ 10:00 am – May 20 @ 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. 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

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

Trainer: Dr. Heather Chapman, Ph.D., ICGC-II, BACC
Dr. Chapman is the Director of the Brecksville Gambling Treatment Program and Deputy Director of the Veterans Addiction Recovery Center at the Cleveland VA Medical Center as well as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. Working with problem gambling for over 20 years, she is an internationally certified gambling counselor/board-approved clinical consultant from the International Gambling Certification Board of the NCPG. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and as such has developed groups specifically designed to enhance change for those struggling with problem and disordered gambling.

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
– No prevention continuing education hours are available for this training.
– C1: 2.0 hours; C2: 4.0 hours; C3: 1.0 hour; C4: 1.75 hours; C5: 0.5 hours; C8: 0.75 hours; C9: 2.0 hours
– G1: 3.0 hours; G2: 5.0 hours; G3: 2.0 hours; G4: 2.0 hours

Schedule:
Wednesday, May 18th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, May 19th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, May 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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. The training will utilize Zoom and be virtual.

To learn more about the Gambling Disorder Stages Training, visit https://PGNOhio.org/Stages.