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!


  • CRAFT-Family Model for Working with Gambling Disorder - May 6, 2019

    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

    Course Outline:

    • Description of the CRAFT Model
    • How to help families utilize effective learning and reinforcement strategies
    • How to create a family environment conducive of change
    • Empathy, Compassion, Self-Compassion and Self Care for Family Members living with GD

    Educational Goal:

    Participants will gain an understanding of ways in which change can best be supported in families coping with gambling disorder through the evidence based CRAFT model which includes behavioral, motivational and mindfulness based strategies.

    Educational Objective:

    • Participants will be able to describe ways in which family members can reinforce recovery oriented behaviors in loved ones struggling with gambling disorder.
    • Participants will be able to identify techniques to create family environments supportive of change for those living with gambling disorder.
    • Participants will be able to describe strategies to assist family members in developing self-compassion and self-care.



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