By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain four categories of enabling.
-Explain four methods for ‘raising bottom.’
-Explain the effectiveness rate for interventions.
-Explain one complication unique to teens regarding gambling.
-Explain the five stages of quitting.
-Explain a commonly held belief among compulsive gamblers.
-Explain three simple guidelines to avoiding relapse and staying stopped.
-Explain three types of disorders that are commonly comorbid with pathological gambling disorder.
-Explain what is the biggest challenge to the development of a comprehensive understanding of addiction.
-Explain two secondary amplifying processes related to gambling addiction.
-Explain what is meant by the circularity between the variables of involvement and choice/control.
-Explain how pathologically gambling is a "pure" and a "hidden" addiction.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs