Webinars

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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  • MINDFULNESS BASED STRATEGIES FOR TREATMENT OF DISORDERED GAMBLING - February 24, 2020

    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

    Outline:

    • Define mindfulness and mindfulness-based recovery promotion
    • Present brief overview of research on mindfulness approaches to gambling disorder treatment
    • Describe strategies for integrating mindfulness strategies with other common treatment approaches such as cognitive behavioral and 12-step approaches
    • Practice brief mindfulness exercises

    Goal: 

    • Participants will gain an understanding of ways in which mindfulness therapeutic practices can be effectively used in the treatment of gambling disorder and integrated with other approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapy and 12-step facilitation.

    Objectives: 

    • Participants will be able to identify at least 3 specific mindfulness techniques for supporting recovery from a gambling disorder.
    • Participants will be able to define ways to integrate mindfulness techniques with CBT and 12-step approaches to gambling disorder recovery.

    Class Cost
    Free for NYS Residents and Non-residents.