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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

Stage II: Treating the Disordered Gambler - Cleveland

To be determined.

Stage II: Treating the Disordered Gambler - Cambridge

To be determined.

Summary: Treating the Disordered Gambler is a two-day training that will provide clinicians with 12 hours of gambling-specific education. This phase of training is designed for the clinician preparing to treat disordered gamblers. During this training, clinicians will gain a better understanding of treating gambling addiction through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing techniques. Participants will discuss case reviews, participate in role plays, and write treatment plans. Participants will also discuss disordered gambling as a co-occurring disorder.

Prerequisite: Foundations in Disordered Gambling or 12 hours of previous gambling counseling training required.

Registration and More Information
Contact: Mike Buzzelli mbuzzelli@recres.org (216) 431-4131 x2612

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.


Co-morbidity and Gambling Disorder REGISTER

April 23, 2018 12:00-1:00

This training will provide an overview of gambling definitions, current statistics and trends in gambling behavior and co-morbidities of gambling disorder with substance use and mental health disorders. Hear from an Assessor in the Access to Care Department and a Gambling Clinician in our Gambling Treatment Program as they discuss the important of dual diagnosis treatment and how to engage clients in care. 


Home Study Webinars

Access the home study page

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: 

  • Brief Introduction to Gambling Disorder
  • Gambling and the Older Adult 
  • Raising Voices: Personal Stories of Disordered Gambling
  • Overview of DSM-5 Disordered Gambling Criteria
  • Brief Introduction to Problem Gambling Prevention

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