Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102600
About the Course:
This course examines Gambling Disorder (GD) and it’s psychological underpinnings. It explains: problematic vs pathological gambling, co-occurring depression in gambling disorder, types of problematic gambling, online interventions for depressive symptoms, and online interventions for addiction problems. The study has some methodology issues that adversely affected the results, but the results do show promise and raise topics and methodology changes in this population for future study.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Effects of a Depression-focused Internet Intervention in Slot Machine Gamblers-A Randomized Controlled Trial created by Lara Bucker, M.Sc, Julia Bierbrodt, and Professor Iver Hand in 2018.
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for any mental health professional who is working with clients that have gambling related issues or who wants to expand their knowledge in this area. It is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the changes to Gambling Disorder and the difficulty in treating this population.
Identify the theoretical types of gamblers.
Recognize the psychological underpinnings of Gambling Disorder.
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