Fundamentals of gambling and gaming: Effective assessment and treatment planning

This training opportunity is hosted by Gambling, Gaming and Technology Use (GGTU).

Fundamentals of gambling and gaming: Effective assessment and treatment planning 

This free, online facilitated workshop is an opportunity for learners who have completed the Fundamentals of Gambling and Gaming course to practice and apply key skills related to formulating effective assessment questions, case conceptualization, and treatment planning for clients experiencing problem gambling and gaming (i.e. video games, online gaming). 

Registration for the workshop will be limited to 12 to allow for interactivity and engagement in individual and small group activities with a Standardized Patient, as well as the opportunity to receive personalized feedback.  Learners will also take part in a question and answer discussion with peers and an experienced clinician in the field of gambling and gaming. 

This training is best suited to newly qualified clinicians as well as students who are currently working directly with clients, however, successful completion of the Fundamentals of Gambling and Gaming (FUN-GG) course is a prerequisite.  

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2022

Time: 1 - 3 p.m. EST

Please find more details about the prerequisite and registering for this training below.

This training is accredited by the Canadian Problem Gambling Certification Board (CPGCB) and the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) for 2.0 Continuing Education Units/Hours (CEUs).

Prerequisites

Fundamentals of Gambling and Gaming (FUN-GG) is a short, self-directed course that provides a foundational understanding of problem gambling and gaming. This training is accredited by the Canadian Problem Gambling Certification Board and the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation for 4.0 Continuing Education Units/Hours. Learn more about FUN-GG and register

Once you have completed FUN-GG, e-mail us at pssp.courses@camh.ca to receive the registration link for Fundamentals of gambling and gaming: Effective assessment and treatment planning on March 10.  Enrollment is limited to 12 people so do not delay.

Learning objectives

Facilitator

Shawn Rumble, BA, BEd, MES, CSAR – Candidate, SRT, IAT, PRT, ICGG-II, CCS-AC, CCRC

Shawn identifies as a Person with Lived Experience (PWLE), an Addiction Recovery Specialist, and Mental Health Care Leader. His bio includes a 20 year career in Mental Health Care & Addictions with contributions to the 12 Step Community, development of Canada’s Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines, publication in the Journal of Gambling Studies, advancement of Chemical & Behavioural Treatment Programs, and receipt of the 2021 Jeff Wilbee Award.

He is a highly qualified professional holding designations as a Sexual Recovery Therapist (SRT); Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) – Candidate; Intimacy Anorexia Therapist (IAT); Partners Recovery Therapist (PRT); International Certified Gambling Counselor (ICGC-II); International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor (ICADC); Canadian Clinical Supervisor - Addiction Counsellor (CCS-AC); Canadian Certified Recovery Coach (CCRC); Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist; Level 3 Therapeutic Touch Practitioner; and Reiki Master.

Shawn operates a Private Addictions Counselling Practice; serves as President of the Canadian Problem Gambling Certification Board; and is employed as an Addictions Program Coordinator in Southwestern Ontario.  He is married with three boys, has a Bullboxer Pit, rides a Harley, and can be found on Social Media as @StigmaSlayer

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