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Gender Differences in the Presentation of Observable Risk Indicators of Problem Gambling

About the Course:

This course examines gender differences among problem gambler. It includes: harm minimization, customer behavior, responsible service of gambling, EGM, staff training, problem gambling identification thorough visible behaviors and differentiation of problem gamblers versus non-problem gamblers- gender differences indicators, and gender differences in the prevalence of indicators.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Gender Differences in the Presentation of Observable Risk Indicators of Problem Gambling created by Paul Delfabbro, PhD, Anna Thomas, PhD, and Andrew Armstrong, Ph.D., R.Psych in 2018.

Publication Date:

J Gambl Stud (2018) 34:119–132 Jan 2018

Course Material Authors

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Paul Delfabbro, PhD
Professor Delfabbo completed a PhD on the psychology of gambling in 1998 and has been a principal lecturer in learning and behaviour in the School of Psychology for 20 years. He has published a number of papers on gaming machine features and has given multiple presentations on this topic over the last 25 years. He has published extensively in several areas, including the psychology of gambling, child protection and child welfare and applied cognition. He has over 350 publications in these areas including over 250 national and international refereed journal articles.
Anna Thomas, PhD
Dr Thomas is the Principal and Founder of Anna Thomas Consulting and a Research Fellow at Deakin University. She has substantial experience conducting research in the area of gambling and problem gambling, with a particular interest in the areas of harm minimization and antecedents of problem gambling. Her work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
Andrew Armstrong, Ph.D., R.Psych
Dr. Armstrong is a Senior analyst and policy officer at Department of Education and Training Victoria. He specializes in bringing science to the decision-making table. He has managed and authored studies, large (multi-county) and small (community subsamples), locally and internationally, with the findings communicated in publications ranging from peer-reviewed journals to parliamentary policy briefings.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Acknowledge there are gender differences among problem gamblers.
  2. Identify the indicators among female and male problem gamblers versus recreational gamblers of the same gender.
  3. Summarize ways in which staff can identify signs of distress among male and female problem gamblers.

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Course Number 103166
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