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The 17th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

When:
February 20, 2020 – February 21, 2020 all-day
2020-02-20T00:00:00-05:00
2020-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South Lewis Center
OH 43035
Cost:
$150
Contact:
Derek Longmeier
614-750-9899

The 17th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference will bring together national experts, state leaders, and local innovators in problem gambling prevention, intervention, treatment, recovery, research, administration and responsible gambling. Those interested in prevention and treatment of Gambling Disorder should attend, as well as behavioral professionals who want to learn more about the high incidence of co-occurring risky behaviors among youth, and addiction and mental illness disorders across the lifespan that are often identified as co-morbid with gambling problems. In addition, gambling industry professionals interested in promoting responsible gambling and working with service providers in their communities should participate.

NCPG hours, RCH’s, and CE’s for Counselors and Social Workers are being sought via OhioMHAS.

Conference Objectives:

  • Participants will learn best practices to help integrate problem gambling services into behavioral health.
  • Participants will learn strategies to help enhance community readiness around problem gambling in Ohio.
  • To promote best practices in problem gambling treatment, prevention and intervention.
  • To strengthen the relationship between problem gambling service providers and responsible gambling efforts in the gaming industry.

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