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Promoting Problem Gambling Services

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Cost: Free

This training counts toward the MA PGS Certificate Fundamental Coursework

This webinar will provide valuable guidance and insight on effective ways to promote your organization’s problem gambling services in your community.

By covering the following topics participants will step away with ideas and strategies for disseminating promotional materials:

  • Key messages to include
  • Avoiding stigmatizing language and imagery
  • Considerations for engaging community members
  • Further resources for promoting problem gambling services

CEUs are available through this training:

Psychologists:

  • American Psychological Association (APA) – The Division on Addiction is approved by the APA to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Division on Addiction maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program offers 1.0 continuing education credits.

Counselors:

  • The Division on Addiction has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6121. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Division on Addiction is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Addiction Specialists:

  • The Division on Addiction is a National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Approved Education Provider (provider number 396).
  • The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer 1 hour of Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 12-1462.

Social Workers:

  • This program has been approved for 1 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. NASW-MA Chapter CE Approving Program, Authorization Number D90966.”

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).

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free