Problem gambling impacts various populations including people with major mental illnesses (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, etc). In this webinar Dr. Cameron M Clark Ph.D., R.Psych will highlight new and emerging research on problem gambling and major mental illnesses. In particular, relevant statistics on problem gambling amongst people with major mental illnesses will be presented. Dr. Clark will also highlight differences in how problem gambling presents in populations with major mental illnesses. He will also speak to the preliminary practice recommendations present in the literature when working with clientele with major mental illnesses and co-morbid problem gambling. Audience members will have an opportunity to engage in a question-and-answer period. This webinar is best suited for mental health and addictions service providers.
By the end of the webinar learners will be able to:
1. Outline key statistics related to problem gambling and major mental illnesses.
2. Identify how problem gambling presents differently in people with major mental illnesses compared to people who gamble problematically without a major mental illness.
3. Describe practice considerations when working with people with major mental illnesses and problem gambling.
Accreditation: Applications for accreditation have been submitted to the Canadian Problem Gambling Certification Board and to the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation for 1.0 Continuing Education Unit.
Cameron M. Clark, Ph.D., R.Psych. obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Calgary in 2017, after which he completed a research-based post-doctoral fellowship at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute / Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. He has been practicing clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology since 2018 and has experience in a variety of clinical settings with specialty in psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, neurorehabilitation, and memory intervention.
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