Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling, and Ohio’s Service System

July 24 @ 10:00 am - July 26 @ 3:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event
Cost: $50

Schedule: This virtual training will run on Wednesday, July 24th – Friday, July 26th. Each day, the session will run from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST with a 1-hour break from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Each day will consist of 4 hours of content totaling 12 hours.


Course description: Stage I is the first part of a three-part education series. This training provides education that will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, problem gambling risks and warning signs, at-risk populations and co-morbidities of problem gambling with substance abuse and mental illness.


Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will understand problem gambling definitions and current statistics
  • Participants will recognize current trends and dates specific to Ohio’s gambling and gaming landscape
  • Participants will learn the risks and warning signs of problematic gambling
  • Participants will understand co-morbidities of gambling addiction, substance abuse, and mental illness
  • Participants will become familiar with screening tools to identify gambling addiction
  • Participants will become familiar with other support services and available resources
Who Should Attend: Treatment professionals looking to specialize in treating gambling disorder
Cost: $50
Continuing Education: 12.0 CEUs are available for this training which can be used toward obtaining the GAMB Endorsement through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board or towards becoming a counselor qualified to treat gambling disorder through the Ohio Social Worker, Counselor, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.
Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is an approved continuing education provider through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, and the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.


Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Subject Areas:

  • P1: 0.5 hours; P2: 3.5 hours; P3: 1.0 hour; P6: 2.75 hours; PR1: 2.25 hours
  • C1: 4.0 hours; C2: 0.5 hours; C3: 1.0 hour; C4: 3.25 hours; C7: 1.0 hours
  • G1: 2.75 hours; G2: 3.75 hours; G3: 3.25 hours; G4: 2.25 hours