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Webinar: Problem Gambling: A Youth & Family Perspective

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Children’s Behavioral Health Knowledge Center Webinar Series

Problem Gambling:
A Youth and Family Perspective
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
11:00am- 12:00pm 
The webinar will allow participants to become familiar with the interrelation of gambling with mental health and addiction. A focus on the stressors and challenges facing youth and families will be highlighted. Additionally, current public health efforts to mitigate the harms associated with gambling within the era of expansion gambling will be discussed.
  1. Participants will be able to identify three factors in the association of gambling disorders and other addictive and mental health disorders.
  2. Participants will be able to describe four risk factors associated to gambling disorders
  3. Participants will be able to identify two effective steps in establishing integrated systems of care.
  4. Participants will be able to identify two resources and two screening tools.

Victor Ortiz, MSW, LADC I, CADC II
Director of Problem Gambling Services
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Click here to read more about this webinar.

To request an accommodation, or for any questions, please contact CBH Knowledge Center director Kelly English at kelly.english@state.ma.us.



February 15
11:00 am - 12:00 pm