I love a good clinical handout: Answering five key questions about the neurobiology of problem gambling

UPDATE: The webinar on May 28 has been rescheduled to July 23 from 2 to 3:30 pm.

This 90-minute (1.5 CEUs) webinar will discuss the results of a 15K initiative funded by the Gambling Research Exchange Ontario BET funding program.

This program is a collaborative project between problem gambling researchers and counsellors in which handouts designed for use in counselling sessions were developed.

Dates: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 10 am - 11:30 am EST


Date: Monday, May 28, 2018 (RESCHEDULED TO JULY 23, 2018)
Time: 2 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Location: Online

Registration link.

Learning objectives

The learning objectives for this webinar are:

  • to learn how to accurately answer five often-asked client questions about the neurobiology of problem gambling
  • to learn how to effectively integrate these clinical tools into your practice
  • to learn how to use the handouts to enhance your clinical work and help clients apply what they have learned to their own situations.

The presenters

  • Deirdre Querney, MSW, CPGC, CCAC, and Andrea Strancaric, MSW, are from the Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Services in the City of Hamilton.
  • Iris Balodis, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University.
  • Fiza Arshad, is a MSc candidate in the Neuroscience graduate program at McMaster University.

This webinar is being presented by the Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario (PGIO) is part of the Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

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