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Understanding the Gamble: Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Problem Gambling, This session is designed to support mental health professionals in recognizing and intervening with individuals experiencing gambling disorders.

Understanding the Gamble: Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Problem Gambling

Understanding the Gamble: Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Problem Gambling

Date:

January 30, 2024

Time:

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MT

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Location:

Peak Vista
1815 Jet Wing Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado

SUMMARY

This session is designed to support mental health professionals in recognizing and intervening with individuals experiencing gambling disorders. Participants will gain insights into the gambling landscape in the state of Colorado, with a focus on the evolving world of online gambling. The presentation will explore prevalent risks and protective factors associated with problem
gambling. Additionally, it will equip therapists with valuable resources and support to enhance their effectiveness in working with individuals affected by a gambling disorder. Join us for an informative session that combines knowledge of the local gambling environment, risk assessment, and practical tools to aid therapists in providing optimal care for their clients.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Attendees will be able to identify key risk factors and warning signs associated with problem gambling.

Participants will learn evidence-based assessment tools to evaluate the severity of problem gambling.

Mental health professionals will acquire knowledge of diagnostic criteria specific to problem gambling.

Attendees will be equipped with a diverse set of treatment strategies rooted in cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and other effective modalities.

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