Free NAADAC Webinar

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

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This webinar will examine the frequent co-occurrence of gambling disorders and other substance use and mental health disorders. It will look at the correlation between gambling and other disorders from the perspective of individuals presenting for treatment for gambling disorders and individuals presenting for treatment of substance use or mental health disorders. The webinar will examine the connection between gambling and alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, and opioids. It will look at gambling disorders among individuals with depression, anxiety, ADHD, and Anti-Social Personality Disorder. The webinar will also address gambling concerns among people with a severe mental illness.

Learning Objectives
  • Articulate the correlation between gambling disorders and other mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Understand the need for integrated treatment of gambling and other disorders.
  • Identify at least three common perceived benefits of gambling for those with severe mental illness.

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn Continuing Education Credit

If you have watched the webinar (either live or on-demand), you are eligible to receive a continuing education (CE) certificate to verify your time spent learning. To apply (only after watching the webinar), complete and pass the online CE Quiz at the top of this page. Members of NAADAC receive a Certificate of Completion for 1 CE for free. Non-members of NAADAC receive 1 CE for $15 (make payment here). A CE certificate will be emailed to you within 21 days of submission and receiving payment, if applicable. Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC Continuing Education Credit. 


Jeffery Beck, LPC, ICGC-II, BACC, JD, ABD, is Clinical Director at the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling. He previously served 8 years as Assistant Director of Clinical Services, Treatment & Research for the New Jersey Council on Compulsive Gambling. Beck has presented over 200 times on basic and advanced gambling topics in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Indiana, Kentucky, and Oklahoma and at several conferences of the National Council of Problem Gambling. Beck served 6 years as a Board of Director for NCPG and currently chairs their Recovery Committee as well as Election and Nomination Committee. He is also a board member of the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

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