Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101542
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Although the literature concerning the association between irrational thinking and gambling continues to grow, a number of methodological problems raise questions about the validity of such findings. The present research examined the cognitions and beliefs of a small convenience sample of pathological (n = 5) and social (n = 5) fruit machine gamblers using a within- and between-subjects design, employing the think-aloud method, the Gambling Beliefs Questionnaire, and a semi-structured interview.
This course is based on the reading-based online, An Exploratory Investigation Into the Erroneous Cognitions of Pathological and Social Fruit Machine Gamblers created by Crawford Moodie
Journal of Gambling Issues
Issue 19, January 2007
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 erroneous cognitions of fruit machine gamblers. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify problems with prior research into erroneous cognitions related to gambling behavior, including limitations of instruments, sample, and method.
Describe the methodology of the published study, including design, participants, materials, and procedure.
Explain study results, including types of statements made while gambling, scores made on the Gambling Beliefs Questionnaire, and answers given in the interview process.
Discuss conclusions that could be drawn from the investigation regarding the role cognitive errors may play in gambling behavior.
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
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
1.5 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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