PBU Learning Academy: Promoting and Providing Problem Gambling Services
September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
September 29th, October 6th and 13th 1:00-3:30 PM
This program is a 3-session (2.5 hours/session) offered through MTAC’s sister program Project Build Up that will provide background and clinical understanding on Gambling Disorder. Attendance at every session is required.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Program Project Build Up is hosting a learning academy going over the basics of Problem Gambling and Gambling Disorder. Participants will hear from experts in the field including researchers, clinicians, and people with lived experience. Best practices for screening, assessment, and treatment will also be discussed. This is a fantastic opportunity for clinicians looking to learn about how they can treat problem gambling and organizations without treatment services to build capacity to make referrals for treatment/educate their community and for clinicians looking to learn about how they can treat problem gambling.
Participation is limited to twenty attendees. Attendance is limited to two participants from each applying organization. Participants that complete all 3 sessions of the Learning Academy will be awarded a stipend. after the 3rd session. This course offers 7 hours of CEU credits.
CEUs earned through this program will count toward the MA PGS Certificate Clinical Core Competency area.