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Agenda & CEUs

Conference Day 1: Workshops

The main conference will offer attendees a chance to apply learned skills in a collective and collaborative environment with interactive workshops facilitated by experts in the field.

Click on each session title to view a description, objectives, and presenter bios.

Thursday, February 23, 2023
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM Registration
Gambling Support Groups
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Ohio’s Statewide Problem Gambling Efforts: Words from PGNO
Derek Longmeier, MBA, OCPC, ICPS
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM 50 Years of Gambling Treatment: It All Started Right Here in Ohio
Heather Chapman, Ph.D., ICGC-II, BACC
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM Plan, Create, and Take a Problem Gambling Awareness Campaign Home
Jennifer Gerdeman Bierer
Treating Gambling: Creative Ways to Engage and Facilitate Change
Heather Chapman, Ph.D., ICGC-II, BACC
2 Sides to Every Story: Exploring the Impact Gambling Disorder Has on Family
Megan Poliquin, LICDC-GAMB
Introducing Pre-Commitment Budget Tools for Slot Gamblers
Angie Martinez
Paul Pellizzari
Sports Wagering in Ohio and Beyond
Joshua B. Grubbs, Ph.D.
Christopher G. Floyd, M.S.
Alexander J. Connolly, M.A.
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:45 PM - 3:45 PM Expanding Problem Gambling Services through Telehealth: A Think Tank
Jesse Wodrig, LCDCIII-GAMB
Michael Buzzelli, OCPSA
Understanding Gambling-Motivated Crime & Blueprint for a Gambling Court
Michelle Malkin, JD, Ph.D.
Karen Russo
Collaborations Across the State: How to Engage Operators, Regulators, Schools, and the General Community
Ed Dick, Nora Larson, Rebecca Lewis,
Colleen Oakes, Nabil Pervaiz, Victor Vrabel
Sports Betting and the College Student
Adam Beissel
Sharon Custer, Ph.D., LISW-S
Matthew McMurray, Ph.D.
Expanding Access to Problem Gambling Screening and Treatment in a Community Behavioral Health Clinic
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Ohio Problem Gambling: The Past, Present, and Future
Jess Stewart, Recovery Advocate
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM 50 Years and Beyond
Derek Longmeier, MBA, OCPC, ICPS