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Training Series for Disordered Gamblers | Trauma and Disordered Gambling Treatment and Wellness is a Course

Training Series for Disordered Gamblers | Trauma and Disordered Gambling Treatment and Wellness

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:

  • Define trauma and SAMHSA’s trauma-informed approach.
  • Describe components of a trauma-informed approach.
  • Evaluate the prevalence of trauma and disordered gambling and co-occurring mental health disorders/mental health wellness.
  • Summarize research on trauma and disordered gambling.
  • Compare 2 trauma review assessments for use with gamblers.
  • Select 3 tools to incorporate trauma into disordered gambling treatment and prevention.
  • Evaluate 5 tools/resources to consider for trauma-informed disordered gambling treatment and wellness.
  • Support cultural consideration for providing trauma-responsive disordered gambling treatment and 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.