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Problem Gambling and Veterans Training

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Cost: Free

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Problem Gambling Services, in partnership with Health Resources in Action, is excited to offer FREE virtual trainings titled “Problem Gambling & Veterans.”  This training is for providers serving veterans and will focus on identifying and addressing problem gambling with veteran clients. The learning objectives of  this training are as follows:

  • Distinguish between social and problem gambling
  • Identify consequences of problem gambling
  • Identify veteran populations at risk for problem gambling
  • Define addiction and its signs
  • Distinguish between gambling and substance use disorder
  • Practice addressing addiction
  • Name support resources

CEUs for the following program are available through this course:

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors:

  • MA Technical Assistance Center for Problem Gambling Treatment is authorized by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to sponsor, conduct or approve continuing education programs for alcohol and drug counselors/assistants (LADCs).

Participant stipends are available for those who attend.

Details

Date:
May 31
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free