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Problem and Pathological Gambling

Author: James P. Whelan, Andrew W. Meyers Timothy A. Steenbergh

Course Created: 2007

Practice Level: Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 5 hours
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Course Summary

Not approved For ASWB
Problem and Pathological Gambling provides information on the assessment and treatment of gambling problems in outpatient settings.

Course Format

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Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the scope of problem gambling.
  • Describe self report measures to measure gambling.
  • Explain gambling diagnostic interviews.
  • Describe problems which make clients poor candidates for GSCG.

Course Syllabus

  • Description of Problem and Pathological Gambling
  • Theories and Models
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Indications
  • Treatment
  • Case Vignette

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This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. CE4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2018-8/8/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.


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