Problem Gambling Network of Ohio

PGNO October Events

We have a lot of great trainings this month for a wide range of audiences. New to treating gambling disorder and want to learn more? Check out our Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar or Stage I training. Want to become GAMB endorsed but confused about the process? Sit in on our GAMB Credential Logistics Call as we walk you step-by-step through the process and how PGNO can help you complete the requirements. Already working on your GAMB and need more supervision hours? Attend the Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting to get feedback on your clinical treatment.

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The health and safety of our members, staff and community are of the highest priority. The pandemic of COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to spread and with input from Ohio for Responsible Gambling partners, Problem Gambling Network of Ohio decided to postpone or cancel all in-person activities and events offered by PGNO through June 30, 2021. The following events will be done using Zoom.

Gambling Disorder Case Presentation Webinar

Friday, October 2, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Diana Padrutt, alumna of the Ohio Gambling Treatment Fellowship Program, will discuss social casinos, apps and internet gambling. The session will provide education on a problem gambling related topic that matches the case to be discussed. A certified gambling counselor, and graduate of the Ohio Gambling Treatment Fellowship Program, will present a case and discuss screening tools, assessment and treatment strategies, similarities and differences between gambling and substance addictions and walk the audience through what a clinical encounter looks like. The session will conclude with an engaging discussion.

Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio's Service System

Wednesday, October 7 - Friday, October 9, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM each day

Stage I provides 12 continuing education hours of gambling specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, problem gambling risks and warning signs, at-risk populations and co-morbidities of problem gambling with substance abuse and mental illness. This training will also provide an introductory view of screening and assessment along with current treatment models such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat problem gambling. Furthermore, this training also discusses new and emerging trends in gambling and gaming, along with legislative updates and how to work with and engage your agency, board and community. Participants will hear form experts in the field of prevention and treatment, recovery advocates and partners in regulation and operation.

GAMB Credential Logistics Call

Friday, October 16, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This 60 minute session is open to anyone working in Ohio who is interested in obtaining the Gambling Credential (GAMB) through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, or anyone wanting to add Gambling to their Scope of Practice through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work & Marriage and Family Therapist Board. 

The session will provide information on the requirements of obtaining the GAMB credential and Scope of Practice to treat Gambling Disorder, provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from PGNO staff, who coordinate the needed requirements such as training and supervisory hours, and from OCDP Board staff, who can assist with questions regarding paperwork, submissions, deadlines, and other logistics.

Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting

Friday, October 30, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

The Ohio Supervision & Consultation Virtual Meeting will provide Gambling Disorder treatment supervision to Ohio clinicians. It will provide 1.5 supervisory hours of the required 4 hours for the GAMB Credential through the OCDP Board, for Scope of Practice through the CSWMFT Board, and the Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor through the IGCCB. The virtual meeting will engage participants in a lively discussion around current gambling expansion, legislation, data and other related topics with Ohio experts. 

Current caseload and submission of one question at registration to be asked during meeting. Expectation of full participation throughout meeting. It is an expectation that attendee webcams will be turned on through the duration of the times in-session.

Problem Gambling Network of Ohio
355 E. Campus View Blvd., Suite 285
Columbus, Ohio 43235

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