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Training Series for Disordered Gamblers | Adverse Childhood Experiences Training

1.5 credits

$22 Enroll

Full course description

About the Training

This online course is part of the Training Series for Disordered Gamblers. This course will focus on preparing disordered gamblers to seek out programs and treatment. The course content delves into explaining how a disordered gambler enters treatment, engaging and assessing a disordered gambler for a treatment plan, evaluation for co-occurring addictions and mental health concerns, supporting a therapeutic relationship, understanding the core condition of treatment, and comparing internal versus external motivations. 

Dr. Deborah Haskins, President of the Maryland Council on Problem Gambling, is a licensed professional counselor and IGCC-II, BACC. Dr. Haskins shares her insights and experiences as an expert in the field. As you work through the Training Series for Disordered Gamblers, 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 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
  • Explain types of ACES and components of ACEs assessment.
  • Summarize research on ACEs, trauma, and disordered gambling.
  • Evaluate prevalence of ACEs, trauma, and disordered gambling.
  • Choose 2 tools to incorporate ACEs into disordered gambling treatment.
  • Assess 5 tools and resources to consider integrating into disordered gambling treatment, prevention, and community wellness.


Length: 1.5 hours


Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program (IPGAP)


Credit: 1.5 CEUs


Audience: Everyone

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 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 for verification and to receive a promotion code to use during registration.