Course: Introduction to problem gambling

Introduction to Problem Gambling (IPG) is a four-module, facilitated online course for mental health and addictions professionals who may see clients who need help with gambling impacting their lives negatively.

Date of delivery: March 1 - 29, 2021

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Following this course, participants will able to:

  • distinguish and differentiate between different activities to determine if they are gambling and different reasons for gambling
  • explain fundamental concepts in gambling and how they apply to gambling
  • compare and contrast different conceptualizations of problem gambling and addiction
  • select relevant risk factors, pathways, harms, co-occurring disorders and cognitive distortions to develop a treatment plan
  • compare evidence based treatment approaches for problem gambling to approaches you use in your own practice
  • apply unique assessment considerations and relapse prevention strategies for problem gambling.

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