The New York Council on Problem Gambling now offers FREE live webinars for New York State professionals.  These webinars are OASAS approved for 1 clock hour per course and are geared towards increasing knowledge and abilities to help prevent and treat gambling disorder.  Past webinar topics include: Engaging the Client in Treatment; Assessment; Treatment Planning; and Characteristics of a Problem Gambling.

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    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

    Course Outline:

    • History of gambling in the military
    • Unique aspects of military culture and relationship to risk factors for problem gambling.
    • Brief overview of research on problem gambling in military and veteran populations.
    • Treatment approaches and resources for addressing problem gambling in military and veteran populations.

    Course Goals:

    • To describe the scope of problem gambling among active duty military and veterans.
    • To define risk factors for problem gambling common to active duty military and veterans.
    • To discuss and describe treatment strategies to best address military and veterans coping with gambling problems. 

    Course Objectives:

    • Identify scope of problem gambling in active duty military and veteran populations.
    • Identify problem gambling risk factors for those serving in the military.
    • Adapt treatment strategies to best align with military and veteran groups.

    Moderator: Loreen Rugle, PhD, is Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.  She is Program Director of the Maryland Center of Excellence in Problem Gambling.  Dr. Rugle brings 30 years of experience in the treatment, prevention and research of problem gambling to this position.

    Class Cost
    Free for NYS Residents and Non-residents.