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Events

Gambling & Financial Literacy

When:
June 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2019-06-11T10:00:00-04:00
2019-06-11T14:00:00-04:00
Where:
DoubleTree Columbus-Worthington
Columbus
OH 43235
Cost:
Free
As part of the OhioMHAS Prevention Workforce Development series Prevention Action Alliance is hosting four, free regional training opportunities across the state.
These interactive training sessions will help participants identify what problem gambling looks like, the future of problem gambling prevention as it relates to video games and youth gambling prevention, and how to reduce the stigma around problem gambling.
These training opportunities will be led by Mina Hazar and Adela Colhon, from the YMCA of Greater Toronto; both leaders in the field of problem gambling prevention. For more information on the training, the trainers, or to register please click the link below.

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