Upon completion of the Studies in Gambling Addiction Certificate courses, you will be able to:
- Examine the role that unmet needs and substitute satisfaction play in the gambling disordered client’s life.
- Trace the gambler’s unresolved grief episodes to the development of a gambling disorder.
- Identify three early family history patterns and examine their relationship to the gambling disorder.
- Trace the gambler’s cycle of rebellion, guilt and shame, and conformity.
- Describe the ‘Teflon’ and ‘Velcro’ phases of rebellion and conformity.
- Identify seven elements of the gambler’s dissociative experience.
- Explain the recommended treatment interventions based on strengths and needs in the area of personal, interpersonal, vocational, financial, and legal.
- Diagram the significant stress source in the client’s life and the implications for treatment.
- Identify behaviors and patterns evidenced during the Assessment & Diagnosis: Advanced Questionnaire
- Utilize news articles to summarize current legal thinking on pathological gambling sentencing.
- State impressions of client drawn from the House-Tree-Person projective test.
- Identify significant experiences related to money.
- Discuss personal attitudes and feelings about money.
- Relate personal attitudes to counseling practice.
- Identify the two reasons for the client’s distressing affect.
- Discuss the importance of isolation of affect.
- List five personality vulnerabilities in this type of gambler.
- List eight thinking patterns the gambler uses to deny reality.
- Analyze the active/passive dimension of the psychodynamic concepts of the pathological gambler.
- Assess the roles of physical reality and emotional reality in the understanding and treatment of the impulsive disordered client.
To gain the maximum benefit from this course, it is recommended that participants have a working knowledge, experience in the field of mental health, or completed prior educational programs related to:
- Addictive disorders
- Mental health
- Social work
- Public health
- Marriage and Family practice
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