Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103115
About the Course:
This course examines the role of race ethnicity and income as risk factors in problem gambling and Gambling Disorder (GD). The first article is an epidemiological sample of adults in New Jersey discussing race in Non-PG, low risk PG, moderate risk , high risk PG using variables of education, employment status, substance use, mental health, gambling frequency, preferred gambling venue, age genders, friends and family who gamble, health status in the last year, behavioral addictions, and gambling venue. The second article addresses the differences in risk factors by race/ethnicity and includes: demographics (age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, employment, annual household income), veteran status, marital status, homelessness, smoking, substance abuse, alcohol abuse, marijuana use, and lifetime gambling disorder diagnosis.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Problem gambling among ethnic minorities: results from an epidemiological study created by Kyle R. Caler, PhD, MSW, et al in 2017 and the article Evaluating for Differences by Race/Ethnicity in the Association Between Income and Gambling Disorder Jose Ricardo Vargas Garcia, M.A., et al. in 2020.
Publication Date:Journal of Gambling Studies (2020) 36:1093–1105 and Asian J of Gambling Issues and Public Health (20
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After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the need to determine the roles race, ethnicity, and other variable play in Gambling Disorder.
- Identify risk factors among the variables.
- Summarize the role race, ethnicity, and income play and interact with each other.
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