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Youth Gambling: A Public Health Perspective

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About the Course:

This paper attempts to apply health promotion theory to youth gambling and describes a conceptual framework and model. Strategies focus on addressing risk and protective factors through community mobilization, health communication, and policy development.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Youth Gambling: A Public Health Perspective created by Carmen Messerlian and Jeffrey L. Derevensky

Journal/Publisher:

Journal of Gambling Issues

Publication Date:

Issue 14, September 2005

Course Material Author

Carmen Messerlian and Jeffrey L. Derevensky
The authors are associated with McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Carmen Messerlian and Jeffrey L. Derevensky authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about a public health perspective on youth gambling. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Discuss previous research findings regarding the prevalence of and problems associated with youth gambling.
  2. Explain models and framework for viewing youth gambling and the movement toward a public health perspective.
  3. Identify strategies for public health action and responsible social policy regarding gambling among youth.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101366
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