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Disordered Gambling Counselor Training | Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology is a Course

Disordered Gambling Counselor Training | Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology

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 neurobiology and psychopharmacology. The course content delves into describing neurobiology and psychopharmacology, evaluating clinical cases, interpreting Reward Deficiency Syndrome, explaining the role of dopamine related to learning and memory, summarizing how gambling effects the brain, and analyzing psychopharmacology options.

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:

  • Describe neurobiology and psychopharmacology.
  • Evaluate clinical cases.
  • Interpret Reward Deficiency Syndrome.
  • Explain the role of dopamine related to learning and memory.
  • Summarize how gambling affects the brain.
  • Analyze psychopharmacology options.

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