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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

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

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 Is approved by the American Psychological Association To sponsor continuing education For psychologists. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Social Workers:, #1115, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: [8/8/2018-8/8/2021]. Social workers completing this course receive 5 Online continuing education credits.


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