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Virtual Mid-Month Training – March 15-18, 2021

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NEW Training Track offered in partnership between ECPG and MACGH: Foundations in Gaming Disorder

Foundations in Gaming Disorder Track Schedule:

Monday, March 15 (all times shown in Pacific time):

8:45-10:45 am: Online Day Trading and Gambling – Keith Whyte (invited)

10:45-11:00 am: Activity Break

11:00 am-1:00 pm: Screen Use and Child Development – Facilitated by Roger Humble with guest experts  Dimitri Christakis, MD, MPH, Carrie Lipe, MSW, and Cris Rowan, BScOT, BScBi, SIPT

1:00-1:30 pm: Networking Lounge

Problem Gambling Counselor Core Training Track Schedule (subject to change):

10-Hour self-directed portion can begin in February, must be completed before beginning the virtual portion in March

Monday, March 15 (all times shown in Pacific time):

7:45-8:00 am: Sign in and Welcome

8:00-8:30 am: Review of 10-Hour Self-Directed Training – Tana Russell

8:30-9:00 am: Screening Skills Practice – Tana Russell

9:00-9:15 am: Activity Break

9:15-11:15 am: Assessment and Evaluation – Denise Quirk and Tana Russell

11:15-11:45 am: Activity Break

11:45 am-1:15 pm: Assessment Role Play and LOC Placement – Denise Quirk and Dalis La Grotta

1:15-1:30 pm: Activity Break

1:30-2:00 pm: Self-Care – Tana Russell

Tuesday, March 16:

8:00-8:30 am: Sign in and Welcome

8:30-9:30 am: Treatment Planning Skills Practice – Tana Russell

9:30-9:45 am: Activity Break

9:45-11:15 am: Examination of Attitudes and Feelings – Denise Quirk and Tana Russell

11:15-11:30 am: Activity Break – Twitter Chat Tuesday

11:30 am-12:30 pm: Domestic Violence Trauma, PTSD, and Suicide – Dalis La Grotta and Maureen Greeley

12:30-1:00 pm: Activity Break – Twitter Chat Tuesday

1:00-2:30 pm: Co-occurring Disorders – Tana Russell

Wednesday, March 17:

8:00-8:30 am: Sign in and Welcome

8:30-9:30 am: Treating Families – Therapeutic Interventions – Denise Quirk

9:30-9:45 am: Activity Break

9:45-10:45 am: Engaging Clients in Treatment – Lori Rugle, PhD

10:45-11:00 am: Activity Break

11:00 am-noon: Relapse Prevention – Wiley Harwell

12:00-12:30 pm: Activity Break

12:30-2:30 pm: Finances: Money Matters – Brian Farr

Thursday, March 18:

8:00-8:30 am: Sign in and Welcome

8:30-9:30 am: Cultural Competence and Gambling Disorder (Part I) – Tae Son Lee, Ricki Peone, and Jose Garcia (invited)

9:30-9:45 am: Activity Break

9:45-10:45 am: Cultural Competence and Gambling Disorder (Part II) – Tae Son Lee, Ricki Peone, and Jose Garcia (invited)

10:45-11:00 am: Activity Break

11:00-11:30 am: Washington State Problem Gambling Program – Roxane Waldron

11:30 am-12:30 pm: Counselor Certification – Brad Galvin, Dawn Lee, and Tana Russell

12:30-1:00 pm: Activity Break

1:00-2:00 pm: Multiple Pathways to Recovery – Stacy Charpentier

2:00-2:30 pm: Q & A and Closing Statements – Tana Russell

Problem Gambling and Cultural Awareness Training – Clinical/Behavioral Health Track (subject to change):

Monday, March 15 (all times shown in Pacific time):

Monday’s sessions will be the Foundations in Gaming Disorder track; see above for schedule

Tuesday, March 16:

8:15-8:45 am: Sign in and Welcome

8:45-9:30 am: Social Justice and Native Americans – Michael Bird

9:30-9:45 am: Activity Break

9:45-11:15 am: Intervention Programs – Rachel Angerman

11:15-11:45 am: Activity Break – Twitter Chat

11:45 am-12:30 pm: Invisibility and Identity – Barriers and Resilience in Mental Health Services for Asian Pacific Americans – Commissioner Tam Dinh

12:30-12:45 pm: Activity Break – Twitter Chat

12:45-1:30 pm: Stigma Surrounding Mental Health and Gambling in Latinx Communities – Alexia DeLeon, Jose Garcia and Dalis La Grotta

Wednesday, March 17:

8:00-8:30 am: Sign in and Welcome

8:30-9:30 am: Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Black Community – Ruth White

9:30-9:45 am: Activity Break

9:45-10:45 am: Managing Stress and Building Emotional Resilience (Part I) – Ruth White

10:45-11:00 am: Managing Stress and Building Emotional Resilience (Part II) – Ruth White

11:45 am-12:15 pm: Activity Break – Meals à la Mo

12:15-1:00 pm: Cultural Issues and Suicide – Lizzie Cayden

1:00-1:30 pm: Networking Lounge

Thursday, March 18:

8:00-8:30 am: Sign in and Welcome

8:30-9:30 am: Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones, and Words Can Break My Heart: Shame, Stigma, and the Importance of Language – Lori Rugle, PhD

9:30-9:45 am: Activity Break – Drumming with Javoen Byrd, MA

9:45-10:45 am: African Drumming for Therapy – Javoen Byrd, MA

10:45-11:00 am: Activity Break

11:00 am-12:30 pm: LGBTQ Issues in Mental Health/Treatment – River McKenzie, BS, QMHA and Oblio Stroyman

12:30-1:00 pm: Activity Break – Bridge Music Project

1:00-1:30 pm: Networking Lounge

 

Registration:

Problem Gambling Counselor Core Training includes 20 hours live webinar and 10 hours self-directed (March 15-18): $225 ($202 for ECPG members)

Foundations in Gaming Disorder Track (Monday, March 15): $75 ($60 for ECPG members/MACGH Discount)

Gambling Counselor Advanced Training (Clinical/Behavioral Health Track):

  • One day $75 (ECPG Member $63)
  • Two days $135 (ECPG Member $121)
  • Three days $180 (ECPG Member $162)
  • Four days $210 (ECPG Member $183)

(ECPG members receive a 10% discount on registration rates)

Download the Fillable Registration Form to mail or fax (coming soon)

Scholarships are available! Download the Scholarship Brochure, or apply online.

Download the Training Schedule-at-a-Glance (coming soon)

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3-5 CE hours available per day; Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling is an Approved Provider of Continuing Education by The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) and the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). Our workshops have also been approved for continuing education by the Mental Health Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO), and the American Academy of Healthcare Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD).