By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three tools you can use in your pretreatment assessment.
-Explain how the daily self monitoring diary works.
-Explain two steps to developing a controlled treatment plan.
-Explain five types of exposure to gambling.
-Explain three steps to the Relationship Developing Technique.
-Explain three methods for attaining and maintaining abstinence from gambling.
-Explain three simple guidelines to avoiding relapse and staying stopped.
-Explain the "thinking aloud" cognitive approach to treating pathological gambling.
-Explain for what two reasons does Scarfe consider gambling to be a ‘hidden addiction."
-Explain two factors in the cognitive theory of pathological gambling.
-Explain the two questions on the Lie/Bet screen for pathological gambling.
-Explain the difference between an ‘action gambler’ and an ‘escape gambler’.
"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