The 19th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling conference will take place virtually Tuesday, January 25th & Thursday, January 27th, 2022. Attendees will have opportunities to attend presentations from local and national experts.

Click on each session title to view a description, objectives, and CEU information.

Virtual Pre-Conference

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Addressing the Co-Occurrence of Opioid Use Disorder in Problem Gambling Lori Rugle, PhD, ICGC-II, BACC, IGDC
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ELEVATING AWARENESS IN OHIO: New Tactics & Social Marketing Campaigns for Local Outreach Alessandro Ciaffoncini & Beth Burson
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM The Impact of Problem Gambling and Suicidal Crisis Care Stacey Frohnapfel-Hasson, MPA, OCPC, ICPS

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Key Ingredients for Successful Treatment Engagement: Meeting the Needs of Clients Struggling with Gambling Heather Chapman, Ph.D., ICGC-II, BACC & Matthew Arias, Ph.D.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Gambling and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Treatment Implications of Highly Comorbid Disorders Josh Grubbs, Ph.D.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Gambling Disorders and the Future of Gambling Treatment Diversion in Ohio Justice System Judge Cheryl Moss & Judge Scot Frederick

Main Conference

Thursday, February 24th, 2022

7:45 AM - 8:45 AM Registration, Breakfast, & Open GA Meetings
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Opening Remarks
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM A View from the Top: Creating a Safe Sports Wagering Market in the United States
Brianne Doura-Schawohl
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout Workshop 1
Prevention Coalition & Collaboration Work in Northwest and Northeast Ohio: Lessons in Success
Nabil Pervaiz, OCSPA
Claire Spada, OCPS, ICPS
Discovering the Synergy Between Problem Gambling Prevention & Alcohol and Drug Prevention
Andrea Hoff, MPA, GPC, OCPC, ICPS
Treatment Using the Pathways Model to Assist Treatment: An In-depth Examination of Pathways and Subtypes
Louis Weigele, LISW-S, BCD, ICGC-II
Process Addictions: What's Next?
Mike Rosen, LPCC-S
Chris Tuell, Ed.D, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS
Operator The Ohio Model
Scott Anderson, LCDCII
Milan Karna, OCPC, ICPS

Extended Safeguards in Responsible Gambling
Martin Lycka
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Breakout Workshop 2
Prevention Engaging Special Populations in Problem Gambling Prevention Project
Daniel Nam
George Hicks, OCPC, ICPS
Sports Betting and The Athlete
Brianne Doura-Schawohl
Treatment Show Me the Money
Nan Franks, MA, LPC, LICDC-CS
Upping Our Game: Problem Gambling Screening & Treatment Conversion
Stacey Fronhapfel-Hasson, MPA, OCPC, ICPS
Amanda Burke, Ph.D., CTRS, CHES
Megan Poliquin, LICDC-GAMB, LPC
Operator Problem Gambling Support Services: From Helpline to Helping
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Responsible Gambling the Entain Way: Technology and Customer Centricity
Martin Lycka
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Closing