Free NAADAC Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 

A Recorded Webinar


In today’s society, it is normal to enjoy social gaming. Whether for excitement, escape, or a way to test one’s skill, many find it to be an enjoyable activity to stay connected with others. For some, however, social gaming can lead to destructive patterns and behaviors ultimately resulting in disordered gambling. This workshop will identify the background and connection between social games, eSports, and internet gambling while addressing the issues and establishing principles of meaningful recovery.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify new and emerging forms of gaming and gambling.
  • Learn the issues surrounding the behavioral and psychological aspects of video gaming, social casino gaming, and internet gambling while tying it back to WHO 11 and DSM-5.
  • Demonstrate an understand of the connection between gaming and gambling and the future implications.

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn 1 Continuing Education Hour (CE)

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This webinar is NOT eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours or NASW CE hours.


Daniel Trolaro, MS, is the Assistant Executive Director for 800-GAMBLER and holds his Master of Science degree in Psychology from California Coast University. Trolaro speaks around the state and country about internet and mobile device gambling as well as emerging trends and addiction from various vantage points. Whether speaking on the underlying “dis” ease, prevention strategies, emerging trends, responsible gaming or recovery resources, Trolaro discusses the concept of addiction-switching, co-occurrence, and behaviors associated with many addictions.

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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