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Problem Gambling and Veterans Training

June 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Cost: Free

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Problem Gambling Services, in partnership with Health Resources in Action, is excited to offer FREE virtual trainings titled “Problem Gambling & Veterans.”  This training is for providers serving veterans and will focus on identifying and addressing problem gambling with veteran clients. The learning objectives of  this training are as follows:

  • Distinguish between social and problem gambling
  • Identify consequences of problem gambling
  • Identify veteran populations at risk for problem gambling
  • Define addiction and its signs
  • Distinguish between gambling and substance use disorder
  • Practice addressing addiction
  • Name support resources

CEUs 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).

Participant stipends are available for those who attend.

Details

Date:
June 30
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Problem Gambling and Veterans Training

You will receive an email from Health Resources in Action confirming your registration. This email will include the zoom meeting link for the training. As a reminder, sometimes these emails can get wrongly sent to the spam folder!

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