Training: Problem Gambling Criminal Justice System and Tobacco Use

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

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.