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Group Treatment for Women Gamblers Using Web, Teleconference and Workbook-Effectiveness Pilot

About the Course:

This course discusses problem gambling treatment. Women were given problem gambling treatment via teleconference and webinar using a self-help work book. This remote treatment was effective using a set of modules. While a pilot study, it showed that remote treatment is viable to treat women and gambling. However, there was an attrition rate of 38%.

Publication Date:

Sep 2016

Course Material Authors

Roberta R. Boughton

Roberta is an addiction therapist who specializes in Women with a gambling problem. She has published 9 articles in peer reviewed journals and works with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Canada.

Farah Jindani, Ph.D., MSW, RSW

Dr. Jindani is a Project Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada. She has provided multiple presentations on using technology to treat gambling addiction and has 17 articles published in peer reviewed journals.

Nigel E. Turner, PhD.

Dr. Nigel E. Turner is an Independent Scientist with the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research at CAMH. He is also Assistant Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Nigel E. Turner is a well-published researcher in the field of gambling studies. He has extensive experience in a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods including experiments, surveys, interviews, focus groups, and content analysis.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the issues regarding women seeking treatment for problem gambling.

  2. Identify the history of co-occurring disorders and barriers to treatment.

  3. Summarize the benefits of the format, and specifically the workbook and modules.

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Our Provider Number: 192243

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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Course Material

References begin on page 1093.

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Course Number 102849
1.5 credit hour
  • Online Article
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