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Training Series for Disordered Gamblers | Internet Gambling Disorder

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 Internet Gambling Disorder (IGD), evaluating research of IGD, summarizing screening and diagnostic criteria of IGD, describing key elements of IGD, Comparting treatment interventions of IGD, using checklists as a parent/caregiver to determine a child's risk of IGD, and supporting 3 IGD prevention strategies and resources.

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:

  • Explain Internet Gambling Disorder (IGD)​.
  • Evaluate Research of IGD​.
  • Summarize screening and diagnostic criteria of IGD​.
  • Describe key elements of IGD.​
  • Compare treatment interventions of IGD.​
  • Relate Petry’s (2019) Parent/Caregiver Checklist of IGD.​
  • Support 3 IGD prevention strategies/resources.


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.