Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio’s Service System

February 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am – February 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Cory Brown
614.750.9899 ext. 104

Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, risks and warning signs, at-risk populations, and co-morbidities of problem gambling.

Stage I provides 12 continuing education hours 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 form experts in the field of prevention and treatment, recovery advocates and partners in regulation and operation.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize current trends and date 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

Continuing Education Hours Breakdown:

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board:
Continuing Education/12 HRS

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board:
Due to the nature of the course, CPSA/CPS/CPC will only be able to obtain 8 continuing education hours.
CDCA, LCDC II & III, LICDC will receive the full 12 continuing education hours.

Wednesday, February 10, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Thursday, February 11, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Friday, February 12, 10:00am – 3:00pm

The training will run each day from 10:00am – 3:00pm with a 1-hour break from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.

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.

Registration closes: Monday, February 8th, 12:00 PM


Did you know you can always enroll in Ohio’s Voluntary Exclusion Program? Learn more about the program and how to apply in the blog. The Problem Gambling Helpline is also available 24/7 at 1-800-589-9966. https://t.co/gXVF9tkwcJ #BeforeYouBet #ProblemGambling #HelpStartsHere

Anyone can be at-risk of problem gambling. The number of professional athletes seeking help for gambling addiction has increased since the first coronavirus lockdown. Read more about this recent trend on SkyNews. https://t.co/K1fIYPC1z0

Did you know that children can pile up unauthorized in-app purchases when playing online games? Read the blog to learn about the correlation between online gaming and youth gambling and how to be a part of the solution. https://t.co/itwkxsjRyS #ChangeTheGameOhio #YouthGaming