Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103177
About the Course:
This course discusses treatment options in pathological gambling. The gambler was assigned either individual or couple treatment. It includes: revealing gambling behaviors to the partner, the need to develop mutual comprehension and the need for help to attain it, commitment to and regularity in treatment, gambling is a relational problem for many, gambling does not concern the couple in some gamblers’ opinion, format and structure of therapy, and conditions favoring one treatment or the other.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, The Experience of Couples in the Process of Treatment of Pathological Gambling-Couple Vs. Individual Therapy created by Joël Tremblay, PhD, et al. in 2018.
Front. Psychol. 8:2344. Jan 2018
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the benefits of couples therapy in problem gambling.
Identify conditions favoring one treatment or the other.
Summarize partners’ contribution to changes in gambling behavior and prevention of relapses.
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