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Oct
20
Wed
19th Annual PGNO Conference -Early Registration
Oct 20 2021 – Jan 2 2022 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.

Those who register for the conference will receive admission to the virtual pre-conference included in their registration. Early registration for the conference is $125 per person through January 2nd, 2022, after which admission will increase to $150 per person. Those who wish to only attend the pre-conference can purchase admission to attend virtually for $50/person.

Post-conference sessions will be held virtually and include 3.0 contact hours of ethics for prevention and treatment. These sessions will be offered at a rate of $20. Attendees wanting to attend a post-conference session may register for it separately from or in addition to the main conference. Space is limited and will be first-come, first-serve. PGNO Members will receive complimentary post-conference registration. Not a member? Join our network at PGNOhio.org/Connect.

Register for the 19th Annual PGNO conference early at PGNOhio.org/19thconference/register

Stage II: Approaches and Application in Treating Gambling Disorder
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – Oct 22 @ 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, October 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, October 21st, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, October 22nd, 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.

Oct
22
Fri
Join the Gift Responsibly Campaign & Bring Awareness to Your Community!
Oct 22 – Nov 15 all-day
As the holiday season approaches it is important to remember that lottery tickets are not a suitable gift for those under 18. The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) and the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) encourages you and your organization to participate in the Gift Responsibly Campaign to promote responsible gift-giving during the holidays and year-round.
Register for the campaign by Friday, November 5th to be included in the NCPG’s press release which will be issued on December 1st. Visit https://bit.ly/Gift-Responsibly-signup to sign up for the campaign.
The Gift Responsibly Campaign is a great opportunity for you to engage with your local lottery retailers. When planning your outreach efforts, you can use the free materials provided by the campaign or create your own branding based on the campaign’s guidelines. Visit https://bit.ly/Gift-Responsibly to download campaign assets and learn more. You can also find information at PGNOhio.org/GiftResponsibly.
For information on youth gambling risks and warning signs, visit ChangeTheGameOhio.org. The Change the Game Ohio Campaign provides parents, educators, and youth with resources, fact sheets, and conversation starters regarding youth gambling prevention.
Nov
17
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Nov 17 @ 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://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iIunzHaHTOevlNOTMitsmA

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

Dec
3
Fri
Ohio Adult Allies Summit: Building Relationships for Positive Change
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Save the date for “Building Relationships for Positive Change,” a FREE all-day virtual educational conference for Ohio’s Youth-Led prevention leaders. This year’s featured speaker: Emily Chiariello of Chiariello Consulting. Additional speakers and registration information to come.

Dec
10
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Dec 10 @ 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.

Dec
13
Mon
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – Dec 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:
Monday, December 13th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tuesday, December 14th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday, December 15th, 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.

Jan
12
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Jan 12 @ 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://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LwsAPwj9S2aSIBUhPhwu7A

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

Jan
19
Wed
Stage II: Approaches and Application in Treating Gambling Disorder
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 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, January 19th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, January 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, January 21st, 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.

Oct
20
Wed
19th Annual PGNO Conference -Early Registration
Oct 20 2021 – Jan 2 2022 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.

Those who register for the conference will receive admission to the virtual pre-conference included in their registration. Early registration for the conference is $125 per person through January 2nd, 2022, after which admission will increase to $150 per person. Those who wish to only attend the pre-conference can purchase admission to attend virtually for $50/person.

Post-conference sessions will be held virtually and include 3.0 contact hours of ethics for prevention and treatment. These sessions will be offered at a rate of $20. Attendees wanting to attend a post-conference session may register for it separately from or in addition to the main conference. Space is limited and will be first-come, first-serve. PGNO Members will receive complimentary post-conference registration. Not a member? Join our network at PGNOhio.org/Connect.

Register for the 19th Annual PGNO conference early at PGNOhio.org/19thconference/register

Stage II: Approaches and Application in Treating Gambling Disorder
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – Oct 22 @ 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, October 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, October 21st, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, October 22nd, 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.

Oct
22
Fri
Join the Gift Responsibly Campaign & Bring Awareness to Your Community!
Oct 22 – Nov 15 all-day
As the holiday season approaches it is important to remember that lottery tickets are not a suitable gift for those under 18. The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) and the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) encourages you and your organization to participate in the Gift Responsibly Campaign to promote responsible gift-giving during the holidays and year-round.
Register for the campaign by Friday, November 5th to be included in the NCPG’s press release which will be issued on December 1st. Visit https://bit.ly/Gift-Responsibly-signup to sign up for the campaign.
The Gift Responsibly Campaign is a great opportunity for you to engage with your local lottery retailers. When planning your outreach efforts, you can use the free materials provided by the campaign or create your own branding based on the campaign’s guidelines. Visit https://bit.ly/Gift-Responsibly to download campaign assets and learn more. You can also find information at PGNOhio.org/GiftResponsibly.
For information on youth gambling risks and warning signs, visit ChangeTheGameOhio.org. The Change the Game Ohio Campaign provides parents, educators, and youth with resources, fact sheets, and conversation starters regarding youth gambling prevention.
Nov
17
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Nov 17 @ 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://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iIunzHaHTOevlNOTMitsmA

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

Dec
3
Fri
Ohio Adult Allies Summit: Building Relationships for Positive Change
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Save the date for “Building Relationships for Positive Change,” a FREE all-day virtual educational conference for Ohio’s Youth-Led prevention leaders. This year’s featured speaker: Emily Chiariello of Chiariello Consulting. Additional speakers and registration information to come.

Dec
10
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Dec 10 @ 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.

Dec
13
Mon
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – Dec 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:
Monday, December 13th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tuesday, December 14th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday, December 15th, 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.

Jan
12
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Jan 12 @ 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://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LwsAPwj9S2aSIBUhPhwu7A

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

Jan
19
Wed
Stage II: Approaches and Application in Treating Gambling Disorder
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 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, January 19th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, January 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, January 21st, 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.

Oct
20
Wed
19th Annual PGNO Conference -Early Registration
Oct 20 2021 – Jan 2 2022 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.

Those who register for the conference will receive admission to the virtual pre-conference included in their registration. Early registration for the conference is $125 per person through January 2nd, 2022, after which admission will increase to $150 per person. Those who wish to only attend the pre-conference can purchase admission to attend virtually for $50/person.

Post-conference sessions will be held virtually and include 3.0 contact hours of ethics for prevention and treatment. These sessions will be offered at a rate of $20. Attendees wanting to attend a post-conference session may register for it separately from or in addition to the main conference. Space is limited and will be first-come, first-serve. PGNO Members will receive complimentary post-conference registration. Not a member? Join our network at PGNOhio.org/Connect.

Register for the 19th Annual PGNO conference early at PGNOhio.org/19thconference/register

Stage II: Approaches and Application in Treating Gambling Disorder
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – Oct 22 @ 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, October 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, October 21st, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, October 22nd, 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.

Oct
22
Fri
Join the Gift Responsibly Campaign & Bring Awareness to Your Community!
Oct 22 – Nov 15 all-day
As the holiday season approaches it is important to remember that lottery tickets are not a suitable gift for those under 18. The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) and the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) encourages you and your organization to participate in the Gift Responsibly Campaign to promote responsible gift-giving during the holidays and year-round.
Register for the campaign by Friday, November 5th to be included in the NCPG’s press release which will be issued on December 1st. Visit https://bit.ly/Gift-Responsibly-signup to sign up for the campaign.
The Gift Responsibly Campaign is a great opportunity for you to engage with your local lottery retailers. When planning your outreach efforts, you can use the free materials provided by the campaign or create your own branding based on the campaign’s guidelines. Visit https://bit.ly/Gift-Responsibly to download campaign assets and learn more. You can also find information at PGNOhio.org/GiftResponsibly.
For information on youth gambling risks and warning signs, visit ChangeTheGameOhio.org. The Change the Game Ohio Campaign provides parents, educators, and youth with resources, fact sheets, and conversation starters regarding youth gambling prevention.
Nov
17
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Nov 17 @ 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://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iIunzHaHTOevlNOTMitsmA

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

Dec
3
Fri
Ohio Adult Allies Summit: Building Relationships for Positive Change
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Save the date for “Building Relationships for Positive Change,” a FREE all-day virtual educational conference for Ohio’s Youth-Led prevention leaders. This year’s featured speaker: Emily Chiariello of Chiariello Consulting. Additional speakers and registration information to come.

Dec
10
Fri
Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting
Dec 10 @ 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.

Dec
13
Mon
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – Dec 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:
Monday, December 13th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tuesday, December 14th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday, December 15th, 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.

Jan
12
Wed
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Jan 12 @ 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://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LwsAPwj9S2aSIBUhPhwu7A

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

Jan
19
Wed
Stage II: Approaches and Application in Treating Gambling Disorder
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 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, January 19th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, January 20th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday, January 21st, 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.