Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102697
About the Course:
This course discusses Gamblers’ Anonymous (GA) as a pathway to recovery in people with problem gambling. Gamblers Anonymous is a mutual aid fellowship based on 12-step principles. This review includes numerous RCT’s studying many aspects of GA, including combination with CBT, combined with pharmacotherapy, it’s efficacy with women, and people with co-occurring disorders. This is a research intensive course.
This course is based on the article, Gamblers Anonymous as a Recovery Pathway-A Scoping Review created by Andrée Schuler et al. in 2016.
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge that GA devotes much time and energy to counseling members on financial and legal challenges.
- Recognize that GA is different from AA and may not be suitable for every client.
- Extrapolate that GA is a cost-effective and widely available resource for individuals experiencing problem gambling issues, and is an accessible treatment option for people of low income and those with gambling-related debt.
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