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Gambling Disorders

March 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC+0

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Presented By
Jeffrey Beck, LPC, CCGC, JD, CART, MCTC, ABD
Clinical Director, Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling

Description
This presentation will be a basic orientation to gambling disorders. It will discuss the normalization of gambling in our society. We will look at prevalence of gambling disorders and types of gamblers. Gambling will be presented as an addiction and the gambling-substance abuse connection will be considered. There will be a discussion of signs and symptoms of a gambling disorder and a brief overview of screening, assessment, and treatment. Gambling will be presented as a public health issue that affects individuals, families, and society.

Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify 5 similarities and differences between gambling disorders and substance abuse.
  2. Participants will be able to list and describe the nine criteria for gambling disorders under DSM 5.
  3. Participants will be able to identify psychodynamic, emotional, cognitive, physical, and spritual componenets of a gambling disorder.

Details

Date:
March 18, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC+0
Event Category:
Website:
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=8k4nafqab&oeidk=a07ec9b3vnne0fd7bed

Organizer

Sourina Sandara
Phone:
301-589-0255
Email:
ssandara@kolmac.com

Venue

Kolmac Clinic – Columbia
The Century Plaza, 10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 410
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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