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Webinar: How to Have the Conversation about Problem Gambling
November 7, 2018 EST @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$20.00
Clock hours/Continuing Education Units: 2.0
Do you know how to have the conversation about problem gambling with gamblers exhibiting risky gambling behavior or who may have a gambling disorder? Do you know how to provide problem gambling wellness in the communities outside of the therapy office/mental health agency? Are you skilled in how to engage culturally diverse persons/families/communities and how to have the conversation about problem gambling? Well, attend this webinar which will also include a demonstration of how to have the conversation with a culturally diverse former gambler.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Learn effective conversation skills for gamblers and community members about problem gambling;
Learn how to provide a “warm” transfer to problem gambling treatment and/or peer recovery resources;
Expand cultural awareness about how to engage culturally diverse gamblers, loved ones, and communities when sharing problem gambling advocacy and wellness.
Dr. Deborah G. Haskins is President of the Maryland Council on Problem Gambling, Director of Counseling Programs and Associate Professor of Counseling at Trinity Washington University. She has a PhD in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University. Dr. Haskins is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Master Addictions Counselor, Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor, and Board-Approved Clinical Supervisor.