Problem Gambling Network of Ohio

On Becoming a Gambling Counselor: Professional Responsibilities

Thursday, August 18, 2022
12:00 pm2:30 pm
This interactive workshop will review a range of issues that gambling counselors confront in their practice, through the use of case examples and discussion.

Following the presentation, PGNO will provide an overview of requirements for the GAMB Endorsement for those interested in learning more.
The aim is to increase awareness and openness to the use of clinical supervision and consultation to best meet counselor responsibilities.

As a result of this training participants will:
Review the basic guidance of professional practice
Identify at least 3 professional issues that arise in the treatment of gambling disorder
Identify at least 3 ways consultation and supervision is helpful in problem solving complex clinical interactions

Cost: FREE

Continuing Education:
2.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or can prove scope of competency through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
-C9: 2.0 hours
-G4: 2.0 hours

This virtual training will run each from 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET.

Presenter: Heather A. Chapman, Ph.D., ICGC-II, BACC
She is the Director of the Brecksville Gambling Treatment Program and Deputy Director of the Veterans Addiction Recovery Center at the Cleveland VA Medical Center as well as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. Working with problem gambling for over 20 years, she is an internationally certified gambling counselor/board approved clinical consultant from the International Gambling Certification Board of the NCPG. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and as such has developed groups specifically designed to enhance change for those struggling with problem and disordered gambling.

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