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Sep
21
Wed
Treatment Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm
Stage II builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder.

This training builds on Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling and Ohio’s Service System and is 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 training 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

Who Should Attend: Treatment professionals looking to specialize in treating gambling disorder

Cost: $50

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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:
This virtual training will run each day from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET with a 1-hour break from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Lead 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. Additionally, Dr. Chapman has been elected to the National Council on Problem Gambling Board, starting July 2022.

Strategies to Prevent Rx Misuse @ https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_S-3SvG4yT-2gEvYiiYuEMA
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In honor of National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month and the DEA’s Drug Take Back Day, Prevention Action Alliance and Deterra Drug Deactivation have teamed up to co-host a FREE live webinar to equip your community with prevention strategies!

What we will talk about:

  • Ideas to jump start your community’s National Drug Take Back Day this October
  • How “Know. Secure. Dispose.” messaging can strengthen your prevention efforts
  • Examples of successful community initiatives from across the country
  • FREE Health Economics Calculator: save money in healthcare claims, productivity, and criminal justice costs

Included with attendance:

  • FREE one-year digital membership: downloadable educational resources to strengthen Rx misuse strategies
  • 5% off your next purchase of Deterra with a special coupon code

This will be a great opportunity to learn from each other, talk best practices and participate in a live Q&A.

MBSEC
Deterra

 

Sep
24
Sat
PAX Tools Community Educator Training
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

PAX Tools Community Educator Training is 8 content hours where participants observe a PAX Tools Community Workshop, participate in teaching sections of the content, and learn how to implement and sustain PAX Tools in their own community!

An individual who completes this training will become a Certified PAX Tools Community Educator, authorized to present PAX Tools Community Workshops in their own community. Participants in PAX Tools Community Educator Training will receive a manual and a set of PAX Tools. Upon completion of the training, Certified PAX Tools Community Educators receive access to online resources, reproducible files, ongoing technical assistance, and professional development provided by PAXIS.

 

This training is ideal for:

  • Parent Educators
  • Health Educators
  • Prevention Specialists
  • Volunteer Coordinators
  • Extension Educators
  • Faith-based Youth Workers/Volunteers

 

The total number of participants will be limited to 20.

Sep
29
Thu
NCPG: ASK AN EXPERT WITH MARY DREXLER – PROBLEM GAMBLING AND SUICIDE RISK, PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This is a National Council on Problem Gambling virtual event.

Join us for the Ask an Expert episode where we’ll get Mary Drexler’s thoughts on the connections between problem gambling and suicide, compounding risk factors, and implications for prevention, policies and procedure development. This session will be a Q&A format followed by structured networking time for all attendees.

Oct
5
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm
Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge of gambling and gambling expansion, risks and warning signs, and co-morbidities of problem gambling.

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. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data specific to Ohio’s gambling 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
• Learn about how to integrate gambling prevention and treatment into agencies, boards, and communities

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 about gambling and Ohio’s service system.

Cost: $50

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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:
– P1: 0.5 hours; P2: 5.5 hours; P3: 1.0 hours; P6: 5.0 hours
-C1: 1.5 hours; C2: 1.75 hours; C4: 1 hour; C7: 2.25 hours C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 3.5 hours
– G1: 2.75 hours; G2: 3.75 hours; G3: 3.25 hours; G4: 2.25 hours

Schedule:
This virtual training will run each day from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET with a 1-hour break from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Lead Trainer: Claire Spada, OCPS, ICPS
Claire is the Workforce Development Program Manager for PGNO and an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist. She has worked in the prevention field for over 15 years which has included a focus on substance use and problem gambling prevention across the lifespan. In a previous role, Claire coordinated gambling services for a community agency and was effective in developing screening procedures, providing awareness and education to counselors and clients, integrating problem gambling into drug and alcohol prevention, as well as ensuring that her agency was well prepared to address gambling disorder.

Oct
14
Fri
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Oct 14 @ 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.

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.

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

Oct
18
Tue
PAX Tools for Human Services Training (part 1)
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Pax Tools For Human Services Training is intended for adults who interact with young people professionally in community settings. Ideal for behavioral health, after-school, out of school time, early childhood, or other youth-serving professions. Training features a focus on a trauma-informed approach and eleven evidence-based strategies that reduce problematic behavior, increase on-task time, improve relationships, and increase staff satisfaction.

Professionals who attend this training will receive the strategies and materials they need to effectively use PAX Tools in their work with young people, and resources to share with parents and caregivers of the children they serve.

This training consists of 8 content hours where participants learn how to implement eleven evidence-based strategies in their professional practice during normal interactions with young people. Participants in training leave with all the skills and materials they need to start implementing PAX Tools strategies right away!

Attendees might serve in one of the following positions:

  • Case Manager
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Juvenile Justice Professional
  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Wraparound Facilitator
  • Prevention Specialists

Trainings will take place on October 18, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm and October 19, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm.  You must attend both trainings to receive your certificate. (You only need to complete one registration form to register for both days).

Oct
19
Wed
PAX Tools for Human Services Training (part 2)
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pax Tools For Human Services Training is intended for adults who interact with young people professionally in community settings. Ideal for behavioral health, after-school, out of school time, early childhood, or other youth-serving professions. Training features a focus on a trauma-informed approach and eleven evidence-based strategies that reduce problematic behavior, increase on-task time, improve relationships, and increase staff satisfaction.

Professionals who attend this training will receive the strategies and materials they need to effectively use PAX Tools in their work with young people, and resources to share with parents and caregivers of the children they serve.

This training consists of 8 content hours where participants learn how to implement eleven evidence-based strategies in their professional practice during normal interactions with young people. Participants in training leave with all the skills and materials they need to start implementing PAX Tools strategies right away!

Attendees might serve in one of the following positions:

  • Case Manager
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Juvenile Justice Professional
  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Wraparound Facilitator
  • Prevention Specialists

Trainings will take place on October 18, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm and October 19, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm.  You must attend both trainings to receive your certificate. (You only need to complete one registration form to be registered for both days).

Oct
20
Thu
Stage III: Understanding the Roles of Family and Finance in Problem Gambling
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – Oct 21 @ 12:15 pm
Stage III: Understanding the Roles of Family and Finance in Problem Gambling is a training that encompasses education on both family and finances.

The role of Family & Finances is a training that encompasses education on both family and finances. Clinicians seeking to provide treatment for gambling disorders may find themselves addressing areas unique to problem gambling, such as financial management or the impact family members can have on recovery. This advanced clinical training provides clinicians with the education and tools they need to competently address family and/or finances in treatment planning.

This training will be held on Thursday, October 20th and Friday, October 21st from 9:00am -12:15pm

Continuing Education:
6.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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.
– C2: 1.5 hours; C5: 2.25 hours; C8: 1.0 hours; C9: 1.25 hours
– G2: 4.0 hours; G3: 0.5 hours; G4: 1.5 hours

Oct
31
Mon
Ready, Get Set, Go: A Journey Toward Responsible Sports Betting in Ohio
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

WEEKLY WEBINAR SERIES: Monday, October 31, 2022THROUGH Monday, December 5, 2022

On January 1, 2023, Ohio will experience the most significant expansion of legalized gambling in state history & largest simultaneous launch of sports betting in the country. Now is the time to prepare yourself, your agency, and your communities.

This series consists of 5 webinars held weekly from 1:00-2:00 ET leading up to the Universal Start Date of sports betting in Ohio. CEUs will be available for all sessions.

Get Started: Ohio’s Sports Betting Landscape
October 31, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P5, C7, G1
Regulators from the Ohio Casino Control Commission and the Ohio Lottery Commission will provide an overview of sports betting options that will be available, where you can expect to see sports betting, related marketing, and consumer protections.

Get to Know: Pause Before You Play
November 7, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P3, C7, G1
The Get Set Before You Bet campaign has been informing Ohioans who choose to gamble with strategies to keep their play low-risk. This session will provide an overview of Pause Before You Play, a sports gambling-focused micro-campaign to support Ohioans.

Get the Word Out: Engage Your Local Media
November 14, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P3, C7, G1
There has been a lot of media coverage on sports betting coming to Ohio; however, much of that coverage does not make mention of the potential challenges of sports betting or available resources. This session will provide an overview of talking points, engagement strategies, and pitches to ensure your media is covering all sides.

Get Engaged: Working with Sports Betting Operators & Hosts
November 21, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P4, C7, G1
With the mobile and kiosk components of sports betting, gambling will be expanding from Ohio’s casinos and racinos to every corner of Ohio. Now is the time to make connections and build relationships with your local gambling proprietors.

Get Familiar: Time Out Ohio
December 5, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P2, C8, G2
Ohio has one of the most comprehensive support systems in the nation. An important component is the statewide voluntary exclusion program (VEP) and other resources available through Time Out Ohio.

To Register:  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wMT0DokJRbibVQbOsb9Jcg

Sep
21
Wed
Treatment Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm
Stage II builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder.

This training builds on Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling and Ohio’s Service System and is 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 training 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

Who Should Attend: Treatment professionals looking to specialize in treating gambling disorder

Cost: $50

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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:
This virtual training will run each day from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET with a 1-hour break from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Lead 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. Additionally, Dr. Chapman has been elected to the National Council on Problem Gambling Board, starting July 2022.

Strategies to Prevent Rx Misuse @ https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_S-3SvG4yT-2gEvYiiYuEMA
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In honor of National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month and the DEA’s Drug Take Back Day, Prevention Action Alliance and Deterra Drug Deactivation have teamed up to co-host a FREE live webinar to equip your community with prevention strategies!

What we will talk about:

  • Ideas to jump start your community’s National Drug Take Back Day this October
  • How “Know. Secure. Dispose.” messaging can strengthen your prevention efforts
  • Examples of successful community initiatives from across the country
  • FREE Health Economics Calculator: save money in healthcare claims, productivity, and criminal justice costs

Included with attendance:

  • FREE one-year digital membership: downloadable educational resources to strengthen Rx misuse strategies
  • 5% off your next purchase of Deterra with a special coupon code

This will be a great opportunity to learn from each other, talk best practices and participate in a live Q&A.

MBSEC
Deterra

 

Sep
24
Sat
PAX Tools Community Educator Training
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

PAX Tools Community Educator Training is 8 content hours where participants observe a PAX Tools Community Workshop, participate in teaching sections of the content, and learn how to implement and sustain PAX Tools in their own community!

An individual who completes this training will become a Certified PAX Tools Community Educator, authorized to present PAX Tools Community Workshops in their own community. Participants in PAX Tools Community Educator Training will receive a manual and a set of PAX Tools. Upon completion of the training, Certified PAX Tools Community Educators receive access to online resources, reproducible files, ongoing technical assistance, and professional development provided by PAXIS.

 

This training is ideal for:

  • Parent Educators
  • Health Educators
  • Prevention Specialists
  • Volunteer Coordinators
  • Extension Educators
  • Faith-based Youth Workers/Volunteers

 

The total number of participants will be limited to 20.

Sep
29
Thu
NCPG: ASK AN EXPERT WITH MARY DREXLER – PROBLEM GAMBLING AND SUICIDE RISK, PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This is a National Council on Problem Gambling virtual event.

Join us for the Ask an Expert episode where we’ll get Mary Drexler’s thoughts on the connections between problem gambling and suicide, compounding risk factors, and implications for prevention, policies and procedure development. This session will be a Q&A format followed by structured networking time for all attendees.

Oct
5
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm
Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge of gambling and gambling expansion, risks and warning signs, and co-morbidities of problem gambling.

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. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data specific to Ohio’s gambling 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
• Learn about how to integrate gambling prevention and treatment into agencies, boards, and communities

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 about gambling and Ohio’s service system.

Cost: $50

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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:
– P1: 0.5 hours; P2: 5.5 hours; P3: 1.0 hours; P6: 5.0 hours
-C1: 1.5 hours; C2: 1.75 hours; C4: 1 hour; C7: 2.25 hours C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 3.5 hours
– G1: 2.75 hours; G2: 3.75 hours; G3: 3.25 hours; G4: 2.25 hours

Schedule:
This virtual training will run each day from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET with a 1-hour break from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Lead Trainer: Claire Spada, OCPS, ICPS
Claire is the Workforce Development Program Manager for PGNO and an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist. She has worked in the prevention field for over 15 years which has included a focus on substance use and problem gambling prevention across the lifespan. In a previous role, Claire coordinated gambling services for a community agency and was effective in developing screening procedures, providing awareness and education to counselors and clients, integrating problem gambling into drug and alcohol prevention, as well as ensuring that her agency was well prepared to address gambling disorder.

Oct
14
Fri
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Oct 14 @ 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.

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.

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

Oct
18
Tue
PAX Tools for Human Services Training (part 1)
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Pax Tools For Human Services Training is intended for adults who interact with young people professionally in community settings. Ideal for behavioral health, after-school, out of school time, early childhood, or other youth-serving professions. Training features a focus on a trauma-informed approach and eleven evidence-based strategies that reduce problematic behavior, increase on-task time, improve relationships, and increase staff satisfaction.

Professionals who attend this training will receive the strategies and materials they need to effectively use PAX Tools in their work with young people, and resources to share with parents and caregivers of the children they serve.

This training consists of 8 content hours where participants learn how to implement eleven evidence-based strategies in their professional practice during normal interactions with young people. Participants in training leave with all the skills and materials they need to start implementing PAX Tools strategies right away!

Attendees might serve in one of the following positions:

  • Case Manager
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Juvenile Justice Professional
  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Wraparound Facilitator
  • Prevention Specialists

Trainings will take place on October 18, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm and October 19, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm.  You must attend both trainings to receive your certificate. (You only need to complete one registration form to register for both days).

Oct
19
Wed
PAX Tools for Human Services Training (part 2)
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pax Tools For Human Services Training is intended for adults who interact with young people professionally in community settings. Ideal for behavioral health, after-school, out of school time, early childhood, or other youth-serving professions. Training features a focus on a trauma-informed approach and eleven evidence-based strategies that reduce problematic behavior, increase on-task time, improve relationships, and increase staff satisfaction.

Professionals who attend this training will receive the strategies and materials they need to effectively use PAX Tools in their work with young people, and resources to share with parents and caregivers of the children they serve.

This training consists of 8 content hours where participants learn how to implement eleven evidence-based strategies in their professional practice during normal interactions with young people. Participants in training leave with all the skills and materials they need to start implementing PAX Tools strategies right away!

Attendees might serve in one of the following positions:

  • Case Manager
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Juvenile Justice Professional
  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Wraparound Facilitator
  • Prevention Specialists

Trainings will take place on October 18, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm and October 19, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm.  You must attend both trainings to receive your certificate. (You only need to complete one registration form to be registered for both days).

Oct
20
Thu
Stage III: Understanding the Roles of Family and Finance in Problem Gambling
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – Oct 21 @ 12:15 pm
Stage III: Understanding the Roles of Family and Finance in Problem Gambling is a training that encompasses education on both family and finances.

The role of Family & Finances is a training that encompasses education on both family and finances. Clinicians seeking to provide treatment for gambling disorders may find themselves addressing areas unique to problem gambling, such as financial management or the impact family members can have on recovery. This advanced clinical training provides clinicians with the education and tools they need to competently address family and/or finances in treatment planning.

This training will be held on Thursday, October 20th and Friday, October 21st from 9:00am -12:15pm

Continuing Education:
6.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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.
– C2: 1.5 hours; C5: 2.25 hours; C8: 1.0 hours; C9: 1.25 hours
– G2: 4.0 hours; G3: 0.5 hours; G4: 1.5 hours

Oct
31
Mon
Ready, Get Set, Go: A Journey Toward Responsible Sports Betting in Ohio
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

WEEKLY WEBINAR SERIES: Monday, October 31, 2022THROUGH Monday, December 5, 2022

On January 1, 2023, Ohio will experience the most significant expansion of legalized gambling in state history & largest simultaneous launch of sports betting in the country. Now is the time to prepare yourself, your agency, and your communities.

This series consists of 5 webinars held weekly from 1:00-2:00 ET leading up to the Universal Start Date of sports betting in Ohio. CEUs will be available for all sessions.

Get Started: Ohio’s Sports Betting Landscape
October 31, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P5, C7, G1
Regulators from the Ohio Casino Control Commission and the Ohio Lottery Commission will provide an overview of sports betting options that will be available, where you can expect to see sports betting, related marketing, and consumer protections.

Get to Know: Pause Before You Play
November 7, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P3, C7, G1
The Get Set Before You Bet campaign has been informing Ohioans who choose to gamble with strategies to keep their play low-risk. This session will provide an overview of Pause Before You Play, a sports gambling-focused micro-campaign to support Ohioans.

Get the Word Out: Engage Your Local Media
November 14, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P3, C7, G1
There has been a lot of media coverage on sports betting coming to Ohio; however, much of that coverage does not make mention of the potential challenges of sports betting or available resources. This session will provide an overview of talking points, engagement strategies, and pitches to ensure your media is covering all sides.

Get Engaged: Working with Sports Betting Operators & Hosts
November 21, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P4, C7, G1
With the mobile and kiosk components of sports betting, gambling will be expanding from Ohio’s casinos and racinos to every corner of Ohio. Now is the time to make connections and build relationships with your local gambling proprietors.

Get Familiar: Time Out Ohio
December 5, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P2, C8, G2
Ohio has one of the most comprehensive support systems in the nation. An important component is the statewide voluntary exclusion program (VEP) and other resources available through Time Out Ohio.

To Register:  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wMT0DokJRbibVQbOsb9Jcg

Sep
21
Wed
Treatment Stage II: Applications and Approaches in Treating Gambling Disorder
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm
Stage II builds on the Stage I training, aimed at conceptualization, treatment planning, and treatment delivery for those presenting with problem gambling and gambling disorder.

This training builds on Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling and Ohio’s Service System and is 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 training 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

Who Should Attend: Treatment professionals looking to specialize in treating gambling disorder

Cost: $50

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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:
This virtual training will run each day from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET with a 1-hour break from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Lead 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. Additionally, Dr. Chapman has been elected to the National Council on Problem Gambling Board, starting July 2022.

Strategies to Prevent Rx Misuse @ https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_S-3SvG4yT-2gEvYiiYuEMA
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In honor of National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month and the DEA’s Drug Take Back Day, Prevention Action Alliance and Deterra Drug Deactivation have teamed up to co-host a FREE live webinar to equip your community with prevention strategies!

What we will talk about:

  • Ideas to jump start your community’s National Drug Take Back Day this October
  • How “Know. Secure. Dispose.” messaging can strengthen your prevention efforts
  • Examples of successful community initiatives from across the country
  • FREE Health Economics Calculator: save money in healthcare claims, productivity, and criminal justice costs

Included with attendance:

  • FREE one-year digital membership: downloadable educational resources to strengthen Rx misuse strategies
  • 5% off your next purchase of Deterra with a special coupon code

This will be a great opportunity to learn from each other, talk best practices and participate in a live Q&A.

MBSEC
Deterra

 

Sep
24
Sat
PAX Tools Community Educator Training
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

PAX Tools Community Educator Training is 8 content hours where participants observe a PAX Tools Community Workshop, participate in teaching sections of the content, and learn how to implement and sustain PAX Tools in their own community!

An individual who completes this training will become a Certified PAX Tools Community Educator, authorized to present PAX Tools Community Workshops in their own community. Participants in PAX Tools Community Educator Training will receive a manual and a set of PAX Tools. Upon completion of the training, Certified PAX Tools Community Educators receive access to online resources, reproducible files, ongoing technical assistance, and professional development provided by PAXIS.

 

This training is ideal for:

  • Parent Educators
  • Health Educators
  • Prevention Specialists
  • Volunteer Coordinators
  • Extension Educators
  • Faith-based Youth Workers/Volunteers

 

The total number of participants will be limited to 20.

Sep
29
Thu
NCPG: ASK AN EXPERT WITH MARY DREXLER – PROBLEM GAMBLING AND SUICIDE RISK, PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This is a National Council on Problem Gambling virtual event.

Join us for the Ask an Expert episode where we’ll get Mary Drexler’s thoughts on the connections between problem gambling and suicide, compounding risk factors, and implications for prevention, policies and procedure development. This session will be a Q&A format followed by structured networking time for all attendees.

Oct
5
Wed
Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm
Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge of gambling and gambling expansion, risks and warning signs, and co-morbidities of problem gambling.

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. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board, and community.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and data specific to Ohio’s gambling 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
• Learn about how to integrate gambling prevention and treatment into agencies, boards, and communities

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 about gambling and Ohio’s service system.

Cost: $50

Continuing Education:
12.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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:
– P1: 0.5 hours; P2: 5.5 hours; P3: 1.0 hours; P6: 5.0 hours
-C1: 1.5 hours; C2: 1.75 hours; C4: 1 hour; C7: 2.25 hours C8: 2.0 hours; R1: 3.5 hours
– G1: 2.75 hours; G2: 3.75 hours; G3: 3.25 hours; G4: 2.25 hours

Schedule:
This virtual training will run each day from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET with a 1-hour break from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

Lead Trainer: Claire Spada, OCPS, ICPS
Claire is the Workforce Development Program Manager for PGNO and an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist. She has worked in the prevention field for over 15 years which has included a focus on substance use and problem gambling prevention across the lifespan. In a previous role, Claire coordinated gambling services for a community agency and was effective in developing screening procedures, providing awareness and education to counselors and clients, integrating problem gambling into drug and alcohol prevention, as well as ensuring that her agency was well prepared to address gambling disorder.

Oct
14
Fri
Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar
Oct 14 @ 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.

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.

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

Oct
18
Tue
PAX Tools for Human Services Training (part 1)
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Pax Tools For Human Services Training is intended for adults who interact with young people professionally in community settings. Ideal for behavioral health, after-school, out of school time, early childhood, or other youth-serving professions. Training features a focus on a trauma-informed approach and eleven evidence-based strategies that reduce problematic behavior, increase on-task time, improve relationships, and increase staff satisfaction.

Professionals who attend this training will receive the strategies and materials they need to effectively use PAX Tools in their work with young people, and resources to share with parents and caregivers of the children they serve.

This training consists of 8 content hours where participants learn how to implement eleven evidence-based strategies in their professional practice during normal interactions with young people. Participants in training leave with all the skills and materials they need to start implementing PAX Tools strategies right away!

Attendees might serve in one of the following positions:

  • Case Manager
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Juvenile Justice Professional
  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Wraparound Facilitator
  • Prevention Specialists

Trainings will take place on October 18, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm and October 19, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm.  You must attend both trainings to receive your certificate. (You only need to complete one registration form to register for both days).

Oct
19
Wed
PAX Tools for Human Services Training (part 2)
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pax Tools For Human Services Training is intended for adults who interact with young people professionally in community settings. Ideal for behavioral health, after-school, out of school time, early childhood, or other youth-serving professions. Training features a focus on a trauma-informed approach and eleven evidence-based strategies that reduce problematic behavior, increase on-task time, improve relationships, and increase staff satisfaction.

Professionals who attend this training will receive the strategies and materials they need to effectively use PAX Tools in their work with young people, and resources to share with parents and caregivers of the children they serve.

This training consists of 8 content hours where participants learn how to implement eleven evidence-based strategies in their professional practice during normal interactions with young people. Participants in training leave with all the skills and materials they need to start implementing PAX Tools strategies right away!

Attendees might serve in one of the following positions:

  • Case Manager
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Juvenile Justice Professional
  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Wraparound Facilitator
  • Prevention Specialists

Trainings will take place on October 18, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm and October 19, 2022 from 8 am – 12:30 pm.  You must attend both trainings to receive your certificate. (You only need to complete one registration form to be registered for both days).

Oct
20
Thu
Stage III: Understanding the Roles of Family and Finance in Problem Gambling
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – Oct 21 @ 12:15 pm
Stage III: Understanding the Roles of Family and Finance in Problem Gambling is a training that encompasses education on both family and finances.

The role of Family & Finances is a training that encompasses education on both family and finances. Clinicians seeking to provide treatment for gambling disorders may find themselves addressing areas unique to problem gambling, such as financial management or the impact family members can have on recovery. This advanced clinical training provides clinicians with the education and tools they need to competently address family and/or finances in treatment planning.

This training will be held on Thursday, October 20th and Friday, October 21st from 9:00am -12:15pm

Continuing Education:
6.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. 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.
– C2: 1.5 hours; C5: 2.25 hours; C8: 1.0 hours; C9: 1.25 hours
– G2: 4.0 hours; G3: 0.5 hours; G4: 1.5 hours

Oct
31
Mon
Ready, Get Set, Go: A Journey Toward Responsible Sports Betting in Ohio
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

WEEKLY WEBINAR SERIES: Monday, October 31, 2022THROUGH Monday, December 5, 2022

On January 1, 2023, Ohio will experience the most significant expansion of legalized gambling in state history & largest simultaneous launch of sports betting in the country. Now is the time to prepare yourself, your agency, and your communities.

This series consists of 5 webinars held weekly from 1:00-2:00 ET leading up to the Universal Start Date of sports betting in Ohio. CEUs will be available for all sessions.

Get Started: Ohio’s Sports Betting Landscape
October 31, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P5, C7, G1
Regulators from the Ohio Casino Control Commission and the Ohio Lottery Commission will provide an overview of sports betting options that will be available, where you can expect to see sports betting, related marketing, and consumer protections.

Get to Know: Pause Before You Play
November 7, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P3, C7, G1
The Get Set Before You Bet campaign has been informing Ohioans who choose to gamble with strategies to keep their play low-risk. This session will provide an overview of Pause Before You Play, a sports gambling-focused micro-campaign to support Ohioans.

Get the Word Out: Engage Your Local Media
November 14, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P3, C7, G1
There has been a lot of media coverage on sports betting coming to Ohio; however, much of that coverage does not make mention of the potential challenges of sports betting or available resources. This session will provide an overview of talking points, engagement strategies, and pitches to ensure your media is covering all sides.

Get Engaged: Working with Sports Betting Operators & Hosts
November 21, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P4, C7, G1
With the mobile and kiosk components of sports betting, gambling will be expanding from Ohio’s casinos and racinos to every corner of Ohio. Now is the time to make connections and build relationships with your local gambling proprietors.

Get Familiar: Time Out Ohio
December 5, 2022
1.0 CEUs – P2, C8, G2
Ohio has one of the most comprehensive support systems in the nation. An important component is the statewide voluntary exclusion program (VEP) and other resources available through Time Out Ohio.

To Register:  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wMT0DokJRbibVQbOsb9Jcg