Full course description
About the Training
This online course is part of the Training Series for Disordered Gamblers. This course will focus on behavioral addiction. The course content delves into describing addiction as a brain disease, the effects of behavioral addiction, the prevalence of different types of addiction, the etiology of addiction, the genetic and environmental factors related to addiction, and assessing treatment conditions.
Dr. RonSonlyn Clark, Senior Director of Substance Use Disorder and Prevention at RiverValley Behavioral Health, is a licensed professional counselor and ICGC-II, BACC. Dr. Clark shares her insights and experiences as an expert in the field. As you work through the disordered gamblers 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.
Upon completion of this training module you will be able to:
- Describe addiction as a brain disease.
- Summarize the effects of addiction on the brain.
- Explain the different types of addiction and prevalence rates.
- Interpret the Etiology of Addiction.
- Relate genetics and environmental factors to addiction.
- Assess treatment recommendations.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for verification and to receive a promotion code to use during registration.