Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101337
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This article examines an extinct game of chance known as faro for clues that might help in understanding modern gambling. It examines why the game was popular, as well as the role of cheats, who likely contributed to its demise. Of particular interest are the parallels between faro and the modern experience with electronic gambling machines.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Faro: A 19th-Century Gambling Craze created by Nigel E. Turner, Mark Howard, and Warren Spence
Journal of Gambling Issues
Issue 16, April 2006
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the rise and fall of a 19th-century gambling craze. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss parallels between the gambling climate of the 19th century and that of modern times.
Explain the roots, rules, and play of the game of faro.
Identify lessons that can be learned from the rise and fall of faro that can be applied to modern gambling.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
2 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
2 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
2 CE credit hours
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
2 CPD hours
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