On Demand Workshop: Gambling Disorder Treatment Approaches: Addressing Family and Finances

This presentation was originally reviewed on October 23, 2023, and broadcast live online on October 27, 2023, from 12:00 PM – 3:15 PM ET. 

The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.

The expansion of sports betting in Maryland, particularly access to mobile betting, has led to an increase in helpline calls nationally.  Persons under the age of 30 are at greater risk for experiencing negative consequences with the expansion of gambling activities found within video and mobile games. This training will examine how to integrate familial interventions and financial planning into treatment for Gambling Disorder. Discussions about the financial impact of gambling on the recovering individual and family will be explored. We will also discuss the recovery process, the challenges and hopes for sustaining positive outcomes.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  1. Recognize the impact of sports betting in Maryland, what we know so far and considerations for the future.
  2. Identify the influence gambling related harms can have on families and appropriate interventions for addressing financial issues.
  3. Explore ways to address common therapeutic challenges when working with individuals with a Gambling Disorder and their families.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 Category II credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 Psychologists
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
12/01/2023
Course expires: 
11/28/2025

There is no commercial support for this activity.

About the speakers

Kristen Beall is the Clinical Manager with the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling, Kristen provides consultation and technical assistance to organizations and private practitioners integrating Problem Gambling screening and assessment into their current treatment paradigms. With 19 years of experience in behavioral health counseling, Kristen works closely with the Center’s Certified Peer Recovery Specialists and helpline staff connecting help seekers to problem gambling resources.  Kristen is dedicated to assisting helping professionals throughout Maryland understand the importance of asking questions about gambling and incorporate these conversations into their clinical practice.

Deborah is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor, and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Approved Supervisor in the state of Maryland. She holds a national certification as a Master Addictions Counselor. With 20 + years of mental and behavioral health experience her goal is to help a variety of vulnerable populations take back their lives through a collaborative therapeutic relationship where clients are able to identify thoughts, feelings and behavior that will attract desired results. 

Deborah enjoys working with individuals ages 25 to Seniors. Deborah’s eclectic counseling style draws mostly from Person Centered Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Existentialism and Motivational Interviewing. Deborah believes clients can chose to change, modify or eliminate that which stifles their personal and emotional growth and experience a deeply inspired and productive lifestyle. Her professional strengths include couples counseling, addiction issues, anxiety, stress management, anger management, LGBT+, self-care/wellness and women’s issues.  

Disclosure Statements

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Kristen Beall, LCSW-C, ICGC-I, CAC-AD, & Deborah Perry, LCPC, NCC, MAC, report that they have no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months. They will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.

Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months: Larry Epp, EdD, Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Elizabeth Ryznar, MD, MSc, Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Lisa Illum, MLIS, MEd, and Jennifer Tornabene.

Psychologist Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity.  Sheppard Pratt designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 contact hours for Psychologists.

Social Worker Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for Social Workers.  Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity. This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hours in Category II credits for Social Workers.

Counselor Statement:  Sheppard Pratt has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5098.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Sheppard Pratt is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.  This activity is available for 3.0 NBCC clock hours.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 Category II credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 Psychologists
  • 3.00 Participation
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Workshop: Gambling Disorder Treatment Approaches: Addressing Family and Finances

Kristen Beall, LCSW-C, ICGC-I, CAC-AD

Clinical Manager

The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling

Baltimore, MD

 

Deborah Perry, LCPC, NCC, MAC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Private Practice

Baltimore, MD

Originally reviewed October 23, 2023.
Originally broadcast live October 27, 2023, from 12:00 PM – 3:15 PM ET
Enduring Activity Credit Expiration Date: November 27, 2025.

Activity Time: Three-hour webinar lecture with a 15-minute evaluation process. Total Time: 3:15

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