Contact Hours: 3

Instructor: Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LMHC


Objectives:

  • Define behavioral addictions
  • Examine some of the most common behavioral addictions
  • Explore similarities and differences between behavioral and chemical addictions
  • Discuss similarities and differences in treatment between chemical and behavioral addictions

Course Objectives

  • Post Traumatic Stress and the development of gambling issues
  • Issues related to the co-occurrence of food addiction and gambling diorder
  • Explore financial interventions with problem gamblers
  • Learn about triggers for problem gambling and related issues in the elderly
  • Review the relationship between gambling and domestic violence
  • Review the literature related to patients with alexthymia who also have gambling disorder.
  • Identify issues and interventions related to treatment of persons with bipolar disorder and gambling problems
  • Explore the public stigma of gambling issues
  • Identify unique concerns, issues and recommendations for people with gambling issues who use internet gambling modalities.

This course can be used for CEUs or as part of precertification training to become certified as a Gambling Addiction Counselor in most states. 

Course Objectives

  • Examine Personalized Feedback Interventions for Gambling Disorders:
  • Identify treatment for Women Gamblers Using Web, Teleconference and Workbook
  • Explore Using Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Gambling Disorder
  • Review Psychological Treatments for Gambling Disorder
  • Review the Guideline for Screening, Assessment and Treatment of Problem Gambling, and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Practice Guidelines for Treating Gambling-Related Problems

The role of the Gambling Addiction Counselor includes but is not limited to:
  • Applying theories of addiction in assessment and treatment practices.
  • Performing a comprehensive assessment with an orientation towards gambling.
  • Providing gambling specific counseling, including developing treatment plans and conducting case management activities.
  • Recognizing and responding to indicators of suicidal ideations and self-harm behaviors.
  • Working in a professional and ethical manner.

Georgia, Florida and National Council Standards for Certification

  • http://www.adacbga.org/apps-manuals/CGAC-Requirements-Application-rev-1216.pdf
  • http://flcertificationboard.org/wp-content/uploads/CGACApplication.pdf
  • http://www.ncpgambling.org/training-certification/ncgc-certification/ (National Council on Problem Gambling)

This course can be used for CEUs or as part of precertification training to become certified as a Gambling Addiction Counselor in most states. 

Course Objectives
-Learn about Gambling Addiction
-Differentiate between problem and non-problem gambling
-Review an introduction to the treatment of gambling disorder
-Explore Gambling in a societal context
-Identify game characteristics and their impact
-Compare and contrast substance addiction to gambling issues
-Explore concurrent disorders often present with gambling issues
-Identify special issues in understanding gambling in older adults, adolescents and women
-Review how the stages of change model can be applied to selecting interventions and goals for persons with gambling issues
-Explore criteria for exploring reduction vs. abstinence goals
-Identify common triggers for gambling
-Learn about screening and assessment instruments used in the identification of problem gambling
-Learn about issues often present in the family of a person with a gambling problem, and potential interventions
-Identify personality characteristics which are more predictive of problem gambling



The role of the Gambling Addiction Counselor includes but is not limited to:

  • Applying theories of addiction in assessment and treatment practices.
  • Performing a comprehensive assessment with an orientation towards gambling.
  • Providing gambling specific counseling, including developing treatment plans and conducting case management activities.
  • Recognizing and responding to indicators of suicidal ideations and self-harm behaviors.
  • Working in a professional and ethical manner.

Georgia, Florida and National Council Standards for Certification

  • http://www.adacbga.org/apps-manuals/CGAC-Requirements-Application-rev-1216.pdf
  • http://flcertificationboard.org/wp-content/uploads/CGACApplication.pdf
  • http://www.ncpgambling.org/training-certification/ncgc-certification/ (National Council on Problem Gambling)



Contact Hours: 3

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,, LMHC

Texts:  This course was based in part on Internet and Gaming Addiction: Current Perspectives by Daria Kuss, and Current Psychiatry Reviews, 2012, 8, 292-298.  Internet Addiction: A Brief Summary of Research and Practice Hilarie Cash et. al.

Objectives

  • Define Internet and Gaming Addiction
  • Explore how these behaviors can develop into addictions
  • Identify risk factors in individuals more predisposed to becoming addicted
  • Identify characteristics of video games and online activities that make it addictive
  • Review the most commonly accepted goals for treatment of internet and gaming addiction
  • Review the most common biopsychosocial interventions to address internet and gaming addiction

Contact Hours: 10

Based on the book: Treating Pornography Addiction by Dr. Kevin Skinner

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Objectives:

  • Understand the creation of pornography addiction
  • Assessing the levels of pornography addiction
  • Learn how to activate and deactivate addictive behaviors
  • Learn to help people rewrite beliefs that keep them trapped
  • Identify the characteristics of people most likely to relapse.


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Video course on current mental health issues and best practices as they relate to tobacco cessation and prevention

OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify Effective Prevention Tactics for Youth
  2. Identify Effective Behavioral and Pharmacological Interventions 
  3. Identify Effective Population- and Community-Based Interventions to Prevent Tobacco Use
  4. Identify Effective Strategies for Increasing Consumer Demand for and Use of Individually Oriented Cessation Treatments
  5. Identify Effective Strategies for Increasing Implementation of Population-Level Tobacco
  6. Identify Use Cessation Strategies
  7. Identify Effect of Smokeless Tobacco Product Marketing and Use
  8. Identify Effectiveness of Interventions in Populations with Co-Occurring Morbidities and Risk Behaviors
  9. Identify Needed Research