TRAINING: Gambling and the Family – The Hidden Addiction

Friday, June 23, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Crown Plaza Hotel
1741 Papermill Road, Reading, PA 19610
Trainer: Dr. Paula Sanchez
Fee: $0 (FREE) – Lunch will be provided

Training Description

Are you aware of a family impacted by problem gambling? This often hidden addiction can have severe personal consequences on both the individual and the family. Financial hardship, emotional difficulties, domestic violence, employment difficulties and legal problems are the consequences of untreated gambling disorders. This training explores problem gambling from a family perspective including the personal and financial safety issues for family members. Effective treatment strategies for the individual and the family will be examined including the role of the professional and family in supporting recovery.

This training is sponsored by the Council on Chemical Abuse.

Registration Information

This training is important for anyone seeking to learn more about problem gambling and the effect on the family.

For more information about future training opportunities with the Council, please contact the training coordinator by phone at (610) 376-8669, Ext. 101.


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