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Problem Gambling Training

We offer gambling addiction training conveniently located across Ohio in collaboration with, and partially sponsored by, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.  Each two-day session provides 12 CEUs, RCHs and NCGC hours. In addition we offer live and home study webinars on treatment and prevention topics. These webinars are made possible by a grant from The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County. 

  • State Gambling Treatment Training Series
  • Live & Home Study Webinars 
For more information on our training services, please see our Clinical and Non-Clinicial Trainings.


Upcoming Gambling Treatment Trainings

Advanced Disordered Gambling Training: Adult ADHD and Problem Gambling - A Hidden Disorder 

3rd Annual Cuyahoga Gambling Symposium - June 30th

The goal of the symposium is to raise awareness of problem gambling in our community, offer clinical trainings to increase problem gambling treatment capacity locally, and provide individuals and families with the tools and resources to respond to problem gambling in their life. Speakers will include clinical experts, people who have been affected by problem gambling, problem gambling prevention professionals and representatives from the gaming industry. A total of 5.5 continuing education hours will be available for social workers, counselors, marriage family therapists, chemical dependency professionals and nationally certified gambling counselors. If you are new to the issue of problem gambling, or a seasoned professional, there will be opportunities at the symposium for you!

Live Webinars

Continuing education from the comfort of your own home. Throughout the year continuing education is offered by live webinar. The webinars are interactive in nature, with time for questions and a knowledge post test at the end. These trainings can be completed at the comfort of your own home.

Raising Voices: Personal Stories of Disordered Gambling - July 18th

Disordered Gambling is a devastating illness that impacts whole families. This webinar will feature two speakers, a person affected by Gambling Disorder and a member of his family. Their stories tell how gambling impacted their lives and how they have moved towards recovery. 

Home Study Webinars

In addition to live trainings, Recovery Resources offers a variety of home study webinars. These trainings can be completed at your own pace, from the comfort of your home. To recieve CEUs for these trainings, view the webinar video and then complete the post-test and evaluation. Some of our home study webinars include: 

  • Introduction to Gambling Addiction
  • Overvise of DSM-5 Disordered Gambling Criteria 
  • Brief Introduction to Problem Gambling Prevention
  • Using the Bystander Model to Address Mental Health, Addiction and Sexual Violence in Higher Education
  • Motivational Interviewing with Disordered Gamblers - coming soon! 
  • Gambling and the Older Adult - coming soon!

Gambling Superivison Calls 

Access the Gambling Supervision Call page

The monthly supervision calls with Dr. Heather Chapman for the gambling credential will take place on the 4th Friday of the month from 12:00 PM -1:30 PM. These calls are open to licensed social workers, counselors, chemical dependency counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists in Ohio who have attended a minimum of 24 hours of gambling-specific education and are working with disordered gamblers.

For more information on trainings

Contact Michael Buzzelli
216-431-4131, x2612