PG Webinar Training Details

6/15/2022 Youth Suicide Risk and Problem Gambling

The webinar/workshop will define and review myths, terminology, and reasons regarding suicide. We will review the research on suicide and gambling disorders and how COVID may have impacted both. We will discuss screening tools to use with clients that may present risk for suicide. And lastly, we will identify several risk and protective factors for individuals with gambling disorders.

Presenter: Dr. Johnathan Singer

Learning Objectives:

  1. Distinguish between preferred and problematic terms for suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
  2. Discuss current research for suicide and gambling disorders.
  3. Identify three risk factors of individuals with gambling disorder for suicidality.

Agenda

12:00-12:05pm – Introductions of presenters and helpline information
12:05-12:45pm – Lecture of material
12:45-12:55pm – Discussion questions, case presentation, interaction (as needed)
12:55-1:00pm – Closing comments


6/23/2022 Gen Z

Meet Generation Z. Predicted to be the biggest generation group in the history of the planet ever and coming to a gambling site near you soon. During this session we'll look at how we need to re-think everything we know about problem gambling to address the challenges of a new generation that marches to a very different beat. We need to act now.

Presenter: Christina Rakor Thankin

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the values and belief systems; behavioral characteristics, traits and attitude; life and lifestyle of this generation contributions to a generation that is pre-conditioned to become problem gamblers.
  2. Recognize their world and their relationship with betting, gambling and winning’ and why we need to re-think pretty much everything we know about problem gamblers

Agenda

12:00-12:05pm – Introductions of presenters and helpline information
12:05-12:45pm – Lecture of material
12:45-12:55pm – Discussion questions, case presentation, interaction (as needed)
12:55-1:00pm – Closing comments


7/15/2022 Clinical Tools for treating gaming disorder Part 1

Today, more people have access to, and are participating in, gaming activities than ever before. While many can enjoy video games without developing any consequences, global prevalence rates indicate approximately 3% show signs and symptoms of gaming disorder. Considering this, it is vital to have clinical tools to capably treat those who are experiencing gaming disorder or problematic gaming. In this two-part training, we will review evidenced based approaches through high quality research and will discuss how to translate and implement the research into direct clinical practice.

Presenter: Dr. Stephanie Diez-Morel

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss how to utilize evidence-based treatment models for treating gaming disorder or problematic gaming.

Agenda

12:00-12:05pm – Introductions of presenters and helpline information
12:05-12:45pm – Lecture of material
12:45-12:55pm – Discussion questions, case presentation, interaction (as needed)
12:55-1:00pm – Closing comments


8/12/2022 Clinical Tools for treating gaming disorder Part 2

Today, more people have access to, and are participating in, gaming activities than ever before. While many can enjoy video games without developing any consequences, global prevalence rates indicate approximately 3% show signs and symptoms of gaming disorder. Considering this, it is vital to have clinical tools to capably treat those who are experiencing gaming disorder or problematic gaming. In this two-part training, we will review evidenced based approaches through high quality research and will discuss how to translate and implement the research into direct clinical practice.

Presenter: Dr. Stephanie Diez-Morel

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply evidenced based treatments into practice scenarios and provide examples of direct application when using this approach for clients with gaming disorder or problematic gaming. 

Agenda

12:00-12:05pm – Introductions of presenters and helpline information
12:05-12:45pm – Lecture of material
12:45-12:55pm – Discussion questions, case presentation, interaction (as needed)
12:55-1:00pm – Closing comments

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