Disordered Gambling Counselor Training | Special Populations and Gambling Disorders: Youth and Older Adults
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About the Training
This online course is part of the 30 Hour Disordered Gambling Counselor Training. This course will focus on gambling among youth and older adults. The course content delves into interpreting important research findings regarding adolescents and older adults who gamble problematically, and describing prevention and intervention strategies for these age groups.
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:
- Interpret important research findings regarding adolescents and older adults, who gamble problematically.
- Describe prevention and intervention strategies for these age groups.
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.