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Disordered Gambling Counselor Training | Assessing Gambling Disorder is a Course

Disordered Gambling Counselor Training | Assessing Gambling Disorder

Self-paced
1.5 credits

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Full course description

About the Training

This online course is part of the 30 Hour Disordered Gambling Counselor Training. This course will focus on describing the key components of an assessment for gambling disorder. The course content delves into assessing immediate problems and priorities, valuing family and cultural considerations, comparing the benefits and costs of gambling, explaining various gambling assessments, and justifying family assessments.

Dr. Deborah Haskins, President of the Maryland Council on Problem Gambling, shares her insights and experiences as an expert in the field. As you work through the counselor training courses, you will be guided in evidence-based research and trends related to problem gambling. You will have the opportunity to study case-based scenarios and apply current treatment standards. This program is designed to advocate toward improving the lives of problem gamblers, their loved ones, and the communities in which they live.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this training module you will be able to:

  • Describe the key components of an assessment for Gambling Disorder or Problem Gambling.
  • Assess immediate problems and priorities.
  • Value important family and cultural considerations.
  • Compare the benefits of gambling with its costs.
  • Explain various gambling assessments.
  • Justify the need for a family assessment.

How to Get a CEU Certificate

In order to receive a certificate of completion with Continuing Education Units (CEUs), you must enroll in each section of the course. This course is not for credit with Indiana University.  Also, you must score 80% or higher on the end of course assessment. The cost for each section of the course is $22 for 1.5 CEUs.  Indiana residents and providers can complete the course for free. Reach out to Mary Lay at maholtsc@indiana.edu for verification and to receive a promotion code to use during registration. 

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Length: 1.5 hours

 

Department: 
Indiana Prevention Resource Center

 

Credit: 1.5 CEUs

 

Audience: Gambling Counselors