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Disordered Gambling Counselor Training | Harm Reduction is a Course

Disordered Gambling Counselor Training | Harm Reduction

1.5 credits

$22 Enroll

Full course description

About the Training

This online course is part of the 30 Hour Disordered Gambling Counselor Training. This course will focus on harm reduction with problem gambling. The course content delves into explaining definitions and principles of harm reduction, supporting harm reduction strategies, comparing national and international harm reduction strategies, and evaluating reduction containment and limit setting strategies in the creation of a harm reduction plan.

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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this training module you will be able to:

  • Explain definitions and principles of harm reduction.
  • Support at least 3 ways harm reduction strategies can be utilized in the treatment of Gambling Disorder.
  • Compare harm reduction strategies nationally/internationally.
  • Evaluate Reduction Containment and Limit Setting Strategies in the creation of a harm reduction plan.

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

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Length: 1.5 hours


Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program (IPGAP)


Credit: 1.5 CEUs


Audience: Gambling Counselors