Sure Bet Two: Dealing with Problem Gambling Aug-Sept 2021

08/31/2021 to 09/09/2021

Sure Bet Two: Dealing with Problem Gambling March 2021

(Offered virtual via Zoom platform)

Training Description:
This four-part workshop will provide in-depth knowledge and practice skills using Motivational Interviewing and financial counseling in problem gambling services to special populations (e.g. military, adolescents, young adults, older adults and females) and their non-gambling family members. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and provide services for special populations including military, teens, seniors and women.
  • Provide culturally competent counseling for problem gamblers and concerned others.
  • Conduct in-depth financial counseling for problem gamblers and concerned others.
  • Demonstrate Motivational Interviewing strategies that work with concerned others.

Format and Times:
The Sure Bet Two training is being offered virtual via Zoom platform. The training will take place over a 2-week time span in 4 installments. Each installment will be 3 hours and 15 minutes. The extra 15 minutes will be used as a break within the training session:

08/31/2021 - 8:15 am – 11:30 am
09/02/2021 - 8:15 am – 11:30 am
09/07/2021 - 8:15 am – 11:30 am
09/09/2021 - 8:15 am – 11:30 am

Target Audience:
Mental health professionals including psychologists, clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, substance abuse counselors, pastoral counselors, school counselors, clergy, school administrators, recreational therapists, peer support specialists and all those interested in learning about problem gambling.

$25 registration fee for the four-day event.  Pre-registration is required, and registration fees are due on or before the program date unless your organization is paying the fee as authorized by your supervisor on the registration form.  Refunds will be issued up to two weeks before the training.  Fees will be donated to the NCPG Program. 

Refund Policy:

Participants can request a refund up to 2 weeks in advance of training.

Inclement Weather Policy:

Any announcements regarding changes to the schedule due to inclement weather will be posted on  Registered participants will also be notified by email.

ADA Statement:

If you require any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in this program, please call us at (919) 843-6083 no later than ten business days before the program.

Confirmation Notices and Certificates of Completion:

We will confirm your registration by email after payment is received. Successful completion includes full attendance for the entire day. Within 7 days of the conclusion of the event, you will receive an email notifying you that the evaluations and certificates are ready. The email will include a link to where you can login using the username and password you chose at registration. Once you have logged in, you will see the training titles listed under "My Courses" on the left side. After clicking on the link, you will be taken to another page where you can click the link to the event evaluation. Once you have completed and submitted your evaluation, you can click on the link to access the Certificate of Completion. You will be able to print or save your Certificate as a PDF document. 

Continuing Education:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6642.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.  12 contact hours 

This course has been submitted to the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board for 12 SS contact hours.   

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work is an Approved Provider by the National Council on Problem Gambling, NCPG CEU Approved Provider Number 08/801.  12 contact hours. 


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