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The Intersection of Money & Mind: Supporting Mental Health Through Financial Education

June 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Cost: Free

This training counts toward the MA PGS Certificate Fundamental Coursework

This 2-hour training will serve as an introduction to counselors, administrators, etc. to financial literacy and how it can be used as a tool to help clients potentially experiencing gambling-related harm. Participants will learn about key points regarding the lottery and financial literacy. They will be asked to reflect and identify strategies of how they can bring financial literacy supports to their clients. Finally, instructors will demonstrate a variety of online financial literacy tools.

Cost: Free

Location: Virtual

Number of CE(s): 2

Instructional Level: Introductory

Learning Objectives

  • Define Financial Literacy
  • Understand lottery consumption 
  • Describe to clients how financial literacy can benefit their mental health
  • Identify online budgeting tools and be able to help a client use these tools

Instructor: Pedro Sánchez Jr. is an author, entrepreneur, leadership coach, financial consultant, and Founder of BlueX. Sánchez has over 20 years of experience in leadership development, engineering, management, coaching, and training in diverse sectors and organizations. He has trained in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University and the Maxwell Leadership Team— and, throughout the years, has developed strategies that have demonstrated positive outcomes for diverse communities. Most recently, he has developed a self-paced financial literacy program designed to serve the Latino Community.

CE credits 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).

The Intersection of Money & Mind: Supporting Mental Health Through Financial Education

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June 11
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm