Training For Counselors

The New York Council on Problem Gambling now offers FREE live webinars for New York State providers.  These webinars are OASAS approved for 1 clock hour per course.  Dr. Loreen Rugle, Program Director of the Maryland Center of Excellence in Problem Gambling, is the instructor for all of our webinars.  Dr. Rugle also serves as an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Past webinar topics include: Engaging the Client in Treatment; Assessment; Treatment Planning; and Characteristics of a Problem Gambling.

Scroll down for information about our current course offerings!

 

Individual Classes

  • Addressing Transference and Counter-transference in Treating Gambling Disorder - October 1, 2018

    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

    Course Outline:

    • Defining Transference and Countertransference.
    • Common forms of positive and negative transference reactions among clients in treatment for gambling disorder.
    • Common forms of positive and negative countertransference reactions experienced by counselors in treating gambling disorders.
    • How to utilize transference and countertransference reactions to facilitate treatment goals.

     

    Educational Goal:

    This webinar will explore common positive and negative transference and countertransference reactions that may occur in counseling individuals with gambling disorder.  Ways in which these interpersonal reactions can be recognized and utilized to facilitate treatment objectives will be discussed.

     

    Educational Objectives:   

    • Participants will be able to define common positive and negative transference reactions clients with gambling disorder may present during treatment.
    • Participants will be able to define common positive and negative countertransference reactions therapists may experience in treating individuals with gambling disorder.
    • Participants will be able to identify strategies for managing and utilizing transference and counter-transference reactions in support of treatment objectives.

    Class Cost
    Free for NYS Residents only. Non-residents are not eligible.