Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101468
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About the Course:
Two stratified random-sample surveys of gambling behavior and correlates were conducted with community-based U.S. adults.
This analysis tested whether past-year measures can be shown to have methodological advantages over lifetime measures of pathological gambling based on DSM-IV criteria.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Of Time and the Chase: Lifetime Versus Past-Year Measures of Pathological Gambling created by Marianna Toce-Gerstein and Dean R. Gerstein
Journal of Gambling Issues
February 2004, Issue 10
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about lifetime versus past-year measures of pathological gambling. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss the criteria used to make a diagnosis of pathological gambling and the argument for using past-year versus lifetime measurements.
Explain methods used to study the merits of measuring pathological gambling by either lifetime or past-year standards, including study participants, questionnaire used, and data analysis.
Describe study results, including results for relative consistency and age relatedness, and identify the limitations of conclusions drawn.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
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)
1 CE credit hour
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)
1 CPD hour
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