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Home Study Webinars

Continuing education at your pace, from the comfort of your home

Recovery Resources offers a variety of home study webinars. These webinars are completed by view a video of the webinar, and then completion of a post-test and evaluation. 


Overview of the DSM-5 Disordered Gambling Criteria - Start Now!

This training will provide participants with a deep dive into the diagnostic criteria associated with Disordered Gambling, comparing DSM IV and 5 criteria. Participants will be exposed to assessment tools to aid in the diagnosis of Disordered Gambling. 1 credit through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage Family Therapist Board, Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, and the National Council on Problem Gambling.


Brief Introduction to Problem Gambling Prevention - Start Now! 

As the world of gambling becomes less compartmentalized so too must its prevention efforts. Currently, more people gamble per week and per year than ever before. Furthermore, society’s acceptance of and desire to gamble has grown substantially. With the evidence that cross-addiction and co-occurrence are high among problem gamblers, prevention professionals should be positioned with the knowledge and tools to provide gambling prevention education, implement screens, and share resources. Attendees will be introduced to the skills needed to incorporate problem gambling information into their currently running prevention programs. 

Working with AOD Clients on Problem Gambling Prevention - Start Now! 

The Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS) is a useful tool to help us determine if someone is at risk for problem gambling. What happens when the client is high-risk but doesn’t meet enough criteria for a diagnosis? How do we address their gambling behaviors? This webinar will discuss Recovery Resource’s screening process and how you can implement, and a new, one-on-one gambling education program designed for high-risk clients. 


Basics of the Metaverse: Understanding New Age Gambling - Start Now!

During this presentation, we will discuss the foundations of gambling disorder terms and concepts, pathways model, video games and gambling, sports gambling in Ohio, Cryptocurrency and its relationship to the Metaverse as well as how Decentraland provides another avenue to gamble.

Basics of Public Policy and Environmental Change in Problem Gambling  - Start Now!

Gambling affects the individual and their family/friends. It is important for professionals to understand how gambling disorder develops its warning signs. An individual is affected by their surroundings, and the socio-ecological and Pathways model helps explain their environment and potential health disparities. Policymaking often increases exposure to gambling opportunities, and understanding advocacy and lobbying clarify how the environment can change.

Brief Introduction to Gambling Disorder - Start Now!

This training provides an introduction to Disordered Gambling. 1 credit through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage Family Therapist Board, Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, and the National Council on Problem Gambling.

Comorbidity and Gambling Disorder - Start Now!

 This training will provide an overview of gambling definitions, current statistics and trends in gambling behavior, and co-morbidity's of gambling disorders with substance use and mental health disorders. Hear from problem gambling professionals from Recovery Resources they discuss the importance of dual diagnosis treatment and how to engage clients in care. 

Gambling and the Asian Community - Start Now!

Various cultural factors put the Asian community at risk for problem gambling. This webinar will review the unique needs of the Asian community related to gambling services, and local initiatives addressing this issue. 

Gambling and the Older Adult - Start Now! 

There are unique considerations regarding gambling and older adults. This webinar will explore this topic and add to basic knowledge of problems and disordered gambling. 

Gambling Disorder and Suicide Ideation - Start Now! 

Gambling Disorder has the highest rate of suicide attempts among all addictions. Stemming from variables such as financial loss, unemployment, depression/anxiety, and loss of relationships often leads individuals affected with disordered gambling to believe there is no other way out. Understanding this correlation, building skills in assessing lethality, and increasing comfort in having these difficult conversations is crucial in the assessment and treatment of gambling disorder. 

Gambling Behaviors among Young Adults - Start Now! 

This webinar will describe current gambling behaviors in Ohio and across the nation and look at evolving trends in gambling aimed at young adults.

How to Engage Stakeholders through Coalitions in the field of Problem Gambling - Start Now! 

Coalition work is important for networking and change in the public health field. Problem gambling is no different and spreading awareness is crucial for helping professionals and the community identify potential gambling disorders. The models presented in the webinar assure that the program is created and evaluated in an evidence-based process.


Raising Voices: Personal Stories of Disordered Gambling - Start Now!

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.