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Therapist-delivered and Self-help Interventions for Gambling Problems-A Review of Contents

About the Course:

This course examines the application of a tool to accurately compare studies in order to discover the underpinning of why an approach work, the mechanisms of change. The authors developed the GIST-1 to better track comparative data across studies. They found the GIST-1 to be accurate with near perfect agreement. This is a research intensive course.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Therapist-delivered and Self-help Interventions for Gambling Problems-A Review of Contents created by Simone Rodda, PhD, Stephanie S. Merkouris, and Professor Charles Abraham, D. Phil in 2018.

Publication Date:

2018

Course Material Authors

Simone Rodda, PhD

Dr. Rodda is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; She is particularly interested in developing interventions that are accessible to sub-clinical populations. She founded of the Change Strategies Project (www.changestrategies.ac.nz) which investigates implementation planning and goal setting for reductions in alcohol, internet pornography, internet gaming, overeating, sugar, gambling and caffeine. The underpinning program philosophy is self-determination theory and interventions developed to specially bridge the intention-behaviour gap.

Stephanie S. Merkouris

Ms Stephanie Merkouris was employed as a research assistant at the School of Primary Care in March 2010, working mainly within the Problem Gambling Research and Treatment Centre and the Healthy Ageing Research Unit (HARU). Stephanie has completed a Bachelor of Psychology from Monash University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology from Deakin University.

Professor Charles Abraham, D. Phil

Charles Abraham is an applied social and health psychologist specialising in translational health research. His research focuses on the design, evaluation and implementation of interventions to change behaviour patterns, especially those with the potential to improve public health and health care effectiveness. He has led, and collaborated on, many multidisciplinary, cross-institutional and international research projects and his research has had both practice and policy impact. He has held scientific advisor positions with the UK Department of Health, the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the UK House of Lords.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for advanced levels of knowledge and is geared towards those with an interest in research.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that a tool is necessary to better examine data in meta-analyisis.

  2. Identify the most commonly reported technique types in both therapist delivered and self-directed treatment.

  3. Summarize the effectiveness of the GIST-1 tool.

Course Material

References begin on page 223.

Course Material

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Course Number 102601
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