Integrating the Topics of Gambling and Problem Gambling Into Substance Use Treatment 4/19: LIVE WEBINAR

19 Apr 2023

This presentation will discuss how substance use disorder counselors can effectively integrate the topic of gambling and problem gambling into their work with SUD treatment clients. The presentation will begin with an overview of the literature linking gambling disorder and substance use disorders along with evidence that suggests that addressing gambling in SUD treatment improves client outcomes. The majority of the presentation will be spent on practical methods and tips on how to integrate gambling and problem gambling discussions into the SUD treatment process from assessment through discharge. The topics to be covered include screening and assessment, treatment planning, integrating the topic of gambling into therapy groups, and relapse prevention / continued wellness planning.

Learning objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to understand links between substanceuse disorder and gambling disorder.

  2. Participants will be able to develop treatmentplans that address gambling related issues within SUD treatment.

  3. Participants willbe able to understand their role in delivering problem gamlbing integrated SUDtreatment.

Presenter: Jeffrey J. Marotta, PhD

Continuing Education Units: 2 CEUs

 This learning event is approved for continuing education by the following professional organizations:


  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)*

  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)

*CASAT has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6492. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CASAT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors

  • Nevada State Board of Nursing

  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors

  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

Presentation materials are not for reproduction or distribution without specific written authorization.The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in our courses are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of CASAT.


Date April 19, 2023 | 2:30 pm PDT
End Date April 19, 2023 | 4:30 pm PDT
Registration Start Date 03-15-2023 PDT
Event Time Zone PDT
Capacity 50
Spots Available 48
Cut Off Date 12-29-2023 PDT
Individual Price FREE
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