Problem Gambling Network of Ohio

Gambling Disorder Case Presentation - Family Engagement

Friday, February 10, 2023
12:00 pm1:30 pm
This session is for anyone new to treating Gambling Disorder or for anyone interested in hearing cases of clinical treatment. The session will provide education on a problem gambling-related topic that matches the case to be discussed

During this session, a certified gambling clinician will present information on a 20-year-old male that has a gambling disorder whose main gambling activities take place online. Although he no longer lives at home, the treatment approach for this client has included a family systems orientation with both individual and conjoint sessions. A review of how the family was integrated into this client's treatment experience and the key issues addressed will be discussed as well.

Learning Objectives:
1. Increase understanding of interaction of problem gambling with bipolar disorder
2. Improve understanding of mixing individual and conjoin family-oriented sessions in treatment
3. Identify key issues in family counseling with problem gambling

Presenter: Nan Franks, M.A., LPC-S, LICDC-CS
Nan has worked in community and behavioral health for over 40 years. Her professional work has focused on addictive illness and its effect on individuals, families and community. She was a co-founder of a model of rapid response to overdose survivors referred to as the Quick Response Team (QRT) model. Her clinical service expertise includes family counseling, recovery support and intervention. She has provided training all over the country focused on addiction, families, counseling skills, trauma and codependency. She is a Ramsey Solutions Certified Financial Coach and helps everyday people manage finances and create wealth. In addition, she has authored three books on professional ethics for behavioral health service providers. Ms. Franks has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Kalamazoo College and a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Cincinnati. She is trained in the Johnson Institute, Love First, Arise, and CRAFT approaches to intervention. She continues to enjoy learning and expanding her understanding of community problems and solutions. She is a graduate of the Ohio Problem Gambling Fellowship and the Advanced Fellowship.

1.50 CEUs are available for this webinar. 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.

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