Continuing Education for Counselors and Therapists
Goal: The goal of this course is to elevate the counselors knowledge level to qualify them for Certification. The Certification is by Contemporary Teaching. This comprehensive course combines Gambling and Overview, Gambling and the Family, Special Populations, Adolescents, Ethics and Treatment Issues, Compulsive Spending and adds an additional 18 hours of study which goes into more depth about treatment strategies, diagnosis, and aftercare planning.
Objective: Participants will be able to discuss the DSM IV diagnostic criteria for Pathological Gambling, the SOGS & MAGS gambling screens. Participants will also be able to discuss treatment strategies like REBT, Voice Dialog, Energy Psychology and Grief Work and how they apply to working with the gambler and their family.