Clock hours/Continuing Education Units: 4.5
The research is clear that a co-morbid connection exists between problem gambling, trauma and domestic violence. People with gambling problems and PTSD have higher rates of anxiety, depression, substance use, impulsivity, and suicidality. Like most dual-diagnosis, successful outcomes are more likely when the combination of problems are identified early and addressed in treatment together.
This training will explore the intersection where problem gambling and trauma meet, considering the various types of gambling and the populations that experience trauma (i.e. sexual abuse survivors, victims of domestic abuse, veterans, etc.). Evidenced based and trauma informed screening tools and treatment interventions to address both issues will be explored.
At the end of the training, participants will be able to:
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Funded By: Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Office of Problem Gambling Services