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Gambling Disorder: A Clinician's Guide to Screening, Assessment, & Treatment Options
DVD Video
$179.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on July 28, 2020.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 2-4 hours   Instructions
Length:
2 hr 55 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
KATHLEEN ZAMPERINI, LPC, NCC, NCGC-1, CMHIMP
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
7/28/2020 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV056795
Objectives
  1. Assess warning signs and symptoms that indicate the development of problematic gambling.  
  2. Evaluate intervention strategies and stages of recovery for gambling disorder.   
  3. Distinguish when to refer to a Gambling Counselor and how to find professional resources in your area.  
Outline

Assessment and Screening 

  • Top 5 red flags when gambling becomes problematic 
  • DSM-5 criteria for Gambling Disorder 
  • Action gambler vs. Escape gambler 
  • Risk factors: Genetics, co-occurring disorders, and predisposing events 
  • Assessments and screenings  
    • Lie-Bet –2 simple questions you can add to your current assessment 
    • Gambler’s Anonymous twenty questions 
    • South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS) 
    • G-BIRT – how to ask screening questions for the best results 
  • The stages of problem gambling 
    • Winning/social, losing, desperation, hopelessness  
  • Factors affecting progression 
    • Life stressors and internal factors 
    • Depression, general health, nutrition, and more 
      • Case study – 65-year-old female – gambling triggers/sugar 

Treatment and Intervention Strategies  

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 
  • Self-esteem and self-care strategies, including nutrition 
  • Grief counseling 
  • Case study – 43 – year old male – unresolved grief 
  • Self-exclusion  
  • Financial problems are the symptom not the cause 
    • What is a ‘bail out” and how does it affect gambling problems? 
  • Stages of recovery 
    • Critical stage 
    • Rebuilding stage 
    • Growth stage 

Clinical and Ethical Considerations 

  • Education and awareness for clients 
  • When to refer to a Gambling Counselor 
  • The limitations of research studies 
  • Additional resources  
    • Gamblers Anonymous 
    • GAM-ANON 
    • National Council on Problem Gambling 
Author

KATHLEEN ZAMPERINI, LPC, NCC, NCGC-1, CMHIMP

Kathleen D. Zamperini, LPC NCC, NCGC-1, CMHIMP has a master’s degree in counseling psychology and a master’s degree in education with secondary guidance certification. She is a licensed professional counselor and is a Nationally Certified Gambling Counselor. Kathleen received a degree in holistic nutrition from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and is a Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider. She has a passion for helping clients understand the role of nutrition in mental health. She has 30 years of counseling experience working with persons dealing with depression and anxiety, and is the director of counseling for a large social service agency, Catholic Charities, in Pittsburgh, PA. she has published articles in the National Gambling Association Newsletter on the role of nutrition in treating gambling addictions, and presented numerous presentations on this topic, including a statewide conference.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Kathleen Zamperini is the director of counseling for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Kathleen Zamperini is a member of the National Board for Certified Counselors.
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The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.

Audience
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals