Training: General Problem Gambling Trainings


Individual Classes Available

Class Cost:
$25.00 (NYS Resident)
$40.00 (Non-Resident)

Problem Gambling Impacts on Adolescents (5 hours)

Participants will learn about the major types of adolescent gambling in NYS and the risk factors affecting youth and analyze the effect advertising has on adolescents, current research, and adolescent prevalence rates. Participants will also learn about the indicators of problem gambling among students, internet gambling and the role of parents and the school in preventing the problem.

Class Cost:
$25.00 (NYS Resident)
$40.00 (Non-Resident)

Problem Gambling Criminal Justice System and Tobacco Use (5 hours)

Problem Gambling and the Criminal Justice System

Participants will learn about problem gambling in NYS including statistics on prevalence rates and data on problem gamblers at the time of admission to treatment. Relevant news articles and video clips demonstrate the associated consequences of problem gambling for society. Also included in this training is an opportunity to analyze how problem gambling is currently and can be infused into the Criminal Justice System in the future.

Problem Gambling and Tobacco Addiction

A brief introduction to problem gambling and tobacco use, this course offers a comparison of the two addictions/ compulsions and how they are interrelated. An overview of how gambling venues can influence smoking behavior and how daily smoking influences gambling behaviors is included as well as implications for treatment of both addictions.

Class Cost:
$42.50 (NYS Resident)
$68.00 (Non-Resident)

Problem Gambling 101 (8.5 hours)

Problem Gambling 101

  • Problem Gambling 101

This training touches on the basics of problem gambling including knowledge and education, public policy and social impact, and screening, assessment and diagnosis of compulsive gambling. This training also includes a section on Internet Gambling and Senior Gambling.

  • Internet Gambling

Participants will learn about gambling on the internet, internet and stock market gamblers, the social problems associated with internet gambling, risks of online gambling, cell phone gambling, and e-gaming. Included in thissection are the Four Basic Protocols for Responsible Interactive Gaming, Problem Gambling on the Internet its characteristics, prevalence, and policy implications.

  • Senior Gambling - Gambling in the Golden Years

Participants will gain knowledge and skills necessary to be able to identify the adverse effects of senior gambling and about services available to help those affected. In addition, participants will be able to identify how senior gambling affects society, communities, families and individuals. Participants will gain awareness of the implications of senior gambling and recognize the referral protocol in New York State.