Ohio Gambling Treatment Fellowship Program Presentations & Graduation

June 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Cost: Free

Schedule: This presentation will be hosted on June 14th, 2024 from 8:45am-4:00pm. Presentations will be shared from each of the 2024 PGNO Fellows for a total of 6 hours of content. It will be in-person at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Course description: The Ohio Gambling Treatment Fellowship Program Presentations and Graduation event provides insight into the treatment of gambling disorder. Fellows representing different regions of the state will present projects that seek to improve services in the problem gambling field in Ohio before an audience of gambling clinicians, prevention professionals and gambling industry partners. Panelists and audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion with the fellows regarding their projects.

Cost: This is a no-cost event.


8:00 – 8:45 AM: Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 AM: Welcome & Introductions

9:00 – 10:00 AM: Cindy Chizewick Case Presentation

    • Navigating the challenges for private practitioners

10:00 – 11:00 AM: Abdullah Mahmood Case Presentation

    • Online gambling, group therapy, and recovery supports

11:00 – 12:00 AM: Amanda Constantino Case Presentation

    • Harm reduction

12:00 – 12:45 AM: Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 PM: Delaney Hustak Case Presentation

    • Comorbidity of addiction, mental health, and problem gambling

1:45 – 2:45 PM: Melissa Geiger-Dugandzic Case Presentation

    • Group dynamics

2:45 – 3:45 PM: Daphne Ayers Case Presentation

    • Intersection of mental health, suicidality and gambling

3:45 – 4:00 PM: Graduation Certificates & Closing

Continuing Education:

6.0 CEUs are available for this training. Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:
  • C1: 2.0 hrs; C2: 1.0 hrs; C3: 1.0 hrs; C7 1.0 hrs; R1: 1.0 hrs
  • G2: 2.0 hrs; G3: 3.0 hrs; G4: 1.0 hrs