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Presenter Preview | Heather Chapman, PhD, and Dave Yeager

Gambling and the Military

Presented by: Heather Chapman, PhD and Dave Yeager

Heather Chapman, PhD, ICGC-II, BACC, CGT is a clinical psychologist, a National Certified Gambling Counselor and Board-Certified Clinical Consultant for the National Council on Problem Gambling, a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Council on Problem Gambling.  She is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University, Deputy Director of the Veterans Addiction Recovery Center and the Director of the Gambling Treatment Program at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, the leader of gambling treatment, training consultation and research for the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense.  After 30 years of work in the gambling field, Dr. Chapman was recently honored by the National Council on Problem Gambling with The Robert Custer Lifetime Award for Direct Service.

Dave Yeager is a US Army veteran and in recovery for a gambling addiction. He is host of the podcast “Fall-in: The Problem Gambling Podcast for Military Service Members and Veterans” and author of the upcoming book, “Fall-in: A Veteran with a Gambling Addiction.

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Focus on the Future (May 1-4, 2023) will provide valuable insights on the tools and resources available for effective treatment, prevention, family and financial therapy, cultural issues, community engagement, health care and recovery services. evergreencpg.org/training/in-person/focus-on-the-future

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Gambling and the Military (Extended Vlog)