COMPULSIVE GAMBLING

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Compulsive Gambling

15 hrs | $105.00

Student will be introduced to a Self-Regulation model for understanding pathological gambling. Student will also be instructed on diagnosis and assessment, the need for family treatment modalities, motivational enhancement approaches and specific issues encountered in counseling.

Certification Areas and Continuing Education: 15 Hours Total
Understanding Addiction /  Application to Practice / Clinical Evaluation

This course is based on the text Counseling Problem Gamblers: A Self-Regulation Manual for Individual and Family Therapy by Joseph W. Ciarrocchi. Summary excerpt: “Problem gambling is on the increase in today’s society with devastating effects on family finances and relationships.

Until now, clinicians had no comprehensive, user friendly, single source for understanding and treating the condition of pathological gambling.” Behavioral health professionals and counselors will learn well regarded assessment instruments for identifying gambling problems.

The author is a noted pioneer and expert who brings together clinical wisdom in other addictions plus research findings to pull together a treatment package aimed at developing the component skills for successful recovery.

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