Full course description
About the Training
This online course is part of the 30 Hour Disordered Gambling Counselor Training. This course will focus on preparing for the initial interaction with a client. The course content delves into explaining how a client enters treatment, engaging and assessing a client for a treatment plan, evaluating for co-occurring addictions and mental health concerns, supporting a therapeutic relationship, selecting the core condition of treatment, comparing internal versus external motivations, and justifying a cost-benefit analysis.
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 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.
Upon completion of this training module you will be able to:
- Describe how to prepare for the initial interaction with a client.
- Explain how a client enters treatment.
- Engage and assess a client for a treatment plan.
- Evaluate for co-occurring addictions and mental health concerns.
- Support a therapeutic relationship.
- Select the core conditions of treatment.
- Compare internal versus external motivations.
- Justify a cost-benefit analysis.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for verification and to receive a promotion code to use during registration.