Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Month Training Event
The Indiana Council on Problem Gambling and the Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program Present:
E-Sports? Fantasy Sports? Gaming and the Brain? How much do you know? Come to this two day training in Indianapolis to learn more!
This training event is designed for prevention professionals, treatment providers, social workers, school personnel and anyone wanting to learn more about these emerging topics.
- The Reality on Fantasy Sports: What We Need to Know in 2017
- E-Sports: Trends & Concerns
- Neuroscience Research and Process Addiction: How Our Brains React to Technology: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.
- Family Therapy with Gamblers and Gamers
- Harm Reduction for Process Addiction. Does it work and What Does it Mean for Engagement and Retention?
Also Included: Short discussions on innovation and programs in Indiana!
Trainers: Julie Hynes, MA, RD, CPS
Margo Bristow, LLC MA, LPC, CADC, PCGC, ICCGC, CAMSI
Date: March 29th: 8:30 am to 4: 15 pm Julie Hynes
March 30th: 8:30 am to 4:15 pm Margo Bristow
Cost: This training is absolutely free! Light Breakfast and Lunch will be served both days.
Location: NCAA Hall of Champions
700 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis IN, 46206
Registration is FREE! Space is LIMITED!
Attendees will receive 13 CEU’s approved by the National Council on Problem Gambling. These education hours will also count for Indiana Problem Gambling Counselor hours.
Julie Hynes has specialized in addictions and problem gambling prevention for 15 years. She is coordinator of the Problem Gambling Prevention Program with PreventionLane, faculty with the Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services at the University of Oregon, and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Council on Problem Gambling. A Certified Prevention Specialist, Julie is passionate about keeping pace with the latest in evidence-based prevention strategies as well as changing tides of gaming and gambling in the United States. In 2012, Julie was honored with the Wuelfing Prevention Award from the National Council on Problem Gambling
Margo Bristow has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. Margo is a Substance Abuse and Problem gambling, and other process addictions counselor. She has been working with adult, teens and their families for over 25 years. Present certifications include a C.A.D.C. and P.C.G.C. from the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. (IAODAPCA). Additional certifications are Internationally Certified Compulsive Gambling Counselor (ICCGC) and Certified Anger Management Specialist I (CAMI). Margo is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.
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