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Sure Bet 1 and 2 2020

To raise awareness and provide education, the North Carolina Problem Gambling Program (NCPGP) and the Division of MH/DD/SAS are sponsoring a four-part workshop to provide in-depth knowledge about problem gambling and treatment interventions.  In this training, topics of problem and gambling disorder, gambling counseling theory and practice, regulations and ethical issues, and financial aspects of remuneration will be addressed.   

Completion of this training will meet one of the requirements necessary for the NCPGP Provider Registry.  Participation in this training does not assure that a provider will be selected for the NCPGP Registry, but it is a required component of becoming an NCPGP provider.  

Target Audience:

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

Sure Bet One

Sure Bet OneSure Bet One - What constitutes a problem with gambling?  And how do professionals assist individuals whose gambling is creating problems in their home and work lives? This four-part workshop will provide in-depth knowledge about problem and gambling disorder, treatment interventions, gambling counseling theory and practice, regulations and ethical issues, and financial aspects of remuneration.    

Participants will be able to: 

  • Discuss an overview of gambling disorder/problem gambling 
  • Assess the client regarding issues of pathological/problem gambling 
  • Identify recommended outpatient treatment methods 
  • Discuss financial aspects of treatment for pathological/problem gamblers 

Sure Bet Two

Sure Bet TwoSure Bet Two - 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. 

Participants will be able to:

  •  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 One and Two trainings are being offered live via Zoom platform. Each 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. For each training timeframe please visit the schedule tab for more information. 

Registration:

$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.  Fees will be donated to the NCPG Program. 

Refund Policy:    

Refunds may be issued up to 2 weeks prior to the first day of the training.

Inclement Weather Policy:

Any announcements regarding changes to the schedule due to inclement weather will be posted on https://bhs.unc.edu.  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 registration is received. The email will contain instructions on how to join the webinar along with the link.  Within 7 days of the conclusion of the webinar, you will receive an email notifying you that the evaluations and certificates are ready. The email will include a link to https://bhs.unc.edu where you can log in 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. Your Certificate will be emailed to you as a PDF document.

Presenter Information:

Click on the tab above labeled "Presenters."

 

Continuing Education Key:

NBCC ACEP = National Board for Certified Counselors Approved Continuing Education Provider
NCCPSS = North Carolina Certified Peer Support Specialists
NCSAPPB = North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board
Dates Click for Details Hrs CE Type Cost Add to Cart
08/17/2021 to 08/26/2021 Sure Bet One: Dealing with Problem Gambling August 2021 12.00
  • NBCC ACEP
  • NCASPPB
$25.00
08/31/2021 to 09/09/2021 Sure Bet Two: Dealing with Problem Gambling Aug-Sept 2021 12.00
  • NBCC ACEP
  • NCASPPB
$25.00

Sure Bet One Installments Fall 2021

August Installment Dates Timeframe Capacity
08/17/2021
08/19/2021
08/24/2021
08/26/2021
8:15 am – 11:30 am 25
Sure Bet One Agenda 

Day 1  
Introduction  
History of Gambling 
Break  
What is Gambling?  
House Edge  
Types Gamblers   

Day 2  
Types of Gamblers
Prevalence   
Break  
Impact of Gambling   
Screening & Assessment Tools  
Gambling & Substance Use Disorder  

Day 3   
Bio-psycho-social & Motivation 
Co-occurring Disorder
Break  
Crisis Intervention/Suicide   
ASAM Criteria   
Medication   
Counseling Theories  

Day 4    
Gamblers Anonymous  
Financial Issues  
Break  
UCLA Handbook 
Treatment Planning & Goals  

 

Sure Bet One & Two

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 approved by the North Carolina Addiction Specialist 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. 


Sure Bet Three

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.  6 contact hours 

This course has been approved by the North Carolina Addiction Specialist Professional Practice Board for 6 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.  6 contact hours.   

Robby FuquaROBBY  FUQUA, LCSW     

Robby is a licensed clinical social worker in Illinois (LCSW) and licensed independent clinical worker in Massachusetts (LICSW).  Robby started his career in the mental health field as a crisis clinician at South Shore Mental Health in Quincy, Massachusetts.  He then relocated to Chicago, Illinois and joined Bensinger, DuPont and Associates, where he has worked in several different roles.  Previously as an EAP Counselor, Robby provided counseling/onsite trauma/crisis intervention services, management/mandatory consultations and other case management services.  Robby combined his business experience and clinical education as an EAP Account Manager to provide utilization reporting, consultative services, and assistance to human resource departments to promote EAP awareness in the workplace.  Robby’s EAP Training experience included presenting curriculum that covered a wide range of mental health and wellness subject matter to several companies in many different industries.    

As a Clinical Associate serving problem gambling populations, Robby worked as part of the C2C team providing counseling services to clients suffering from problem gambling issues.  He also conducted assessments, referral services, and other case management functions for several different state funded problem gambling helplines.  As a Training Specialist for the Responsible Gambling Department at Morneau Shepell, Robby provides training programs and workshops for clinicians to treat gambling disorder in Illinois and North Carolina.  Robby has also collaborated with the Mississippi Council of Problem and Compulsive Gambling and the Mississippi Gaming Commission to educate casino staff across the state of Mississippi with responsible gaming training. Robby has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree in Social Work with a Mental Health concentration from Boston College.

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