Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101553
About the Course:
The Gambling Expectancy Questionnaire (GEQ) suggests that adolescents hold a variety of positive and negative outcome expectancies related to gambling. Significant age, gender, and gambling group differences were identified on the scales of the GEQ in this study. The results provide insightful information suggesting that non-gamblers, social gamblers, at-risk gamblers, and probable pathological gamblers (PPGs) differ in the strength of their expectancies of both the positive and negative outcomes of gambling behavior. These findings were interpreted in terms of their implications for prevention, treatment, and future research.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Utility of Outcome Expectancies in the Prediction of Adolescent Gambling Behaviour created by Rina Gupta, Meredith A. M. Gillespie, and Jeffrey L. Derevensky
Journal of Gambling Issues
Issue 19, January 2007
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 how outcome expectancies may predict adolescent gambling behavior. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe how social cognitive models emphasize the subjective cognition implicated in behavior choice and discuss prior research involving expectancies and addictive behavior.
Explain the method of the published study including participants, measures, and procedure.
Identify study results including data analyses, prevalence findings, and differences between gender and age groups.
Discuss study implications on the issues of outcome expectancies and gambling severity, the utility of outcome expectancies in the prediction of problem gambling, and implications for prevention and treatment.
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)
1.25 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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