· What does the research tell us about women, gambling and gambling disorder?
o Gender differences and progression
o Risk factors
· Trauma issues and problem gambling recovery
· Gender informed prevention, awareness and treatment perspectives
This presentation will summarize current research on women and problem gambling, looking at risk factors, subtypes, co-occurring disorders and treatment approaches. Trauma and gender informed care practices will be discussed in the context of problem gambling awareness, prevention and treatment.
· Participants will gain an awareness of the most current research findings on women and problem gambling
· Participants will be able to identify ways to address gender specific issues in problem gambling treatment
· Participants will be able to identify awareness, prevention and treatment resources for women and problem gambling