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Events

Case Management, Treatment Options, and Financial Recovery for Problem Gambling Clients

When:
April 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
2021-04-15T10:00:00-04:00
2021-04-15T15:00:00-04:00
Cost:
$15
Contact:
Cory Brown
614-750-9899 ext. 104
This workshop will focus how case management can help patients develop an aftercare plan and access the tools to maintain abstinence from gambling. The workshop will then focus on problem gambling and its relationship with money.

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

Presenter: Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II

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

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

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