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A good bet: Why addressing gambling matters in behavioral health

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
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Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare invites you to a special presentation and learning opportunity about the impacts of gambling and co-morbidity among behavioral healthcare clients. This FREE CE credit course will be presented by Dr. Jeff Marotta and our problem-gambling expert Philip Yassenoff.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lloyd Corporate Plaza (Admin Bldg.), Board Room
847 NE 19th Ave., Suite 100
Portland, Oregon 97232

Learning objectives:
-Learn about problem gambling co-morbidity among consumers of behavioral healthcare
--Learn about problem gambling screens and how to utilize them
Learn of available resources for individuals struggling with their gambling or the gambling on a loved one

About the presenters:
Dr. Jeff Marotta serves as President and Senior Consultant with Problem Gambling Solutions, Inc., Affiliate Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University, and is on the Board of Directors for Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare and the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling. Dr. Marotta has a doctorate in clinical psychology and is an International Certified Gambling Counselor. He has served as a university instructor and researcher, a mental health clinician, a government administrator, executive director on non-profit and for-profit organizations, program evaluator, trainer, and consultant.

Philip Yassenoff is a psychotherapist, consultant, manager and educator with an interest is in helping individuals find meaningful solutions, create healthy relationships, and increase their self-acceptance and appreciation. For about 20 years, Yassenoff has worked with individuals who struggle with gambling problems and currently manages Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare’s innovative problem gambling treatment programs in Portland & Milwaukee, Oregon.

We will be offering CE for “A good bet: Why addressing gambling matters in behavioral healthcare ” in the amount of 2.0 hour(s). Cascadia BHC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6066. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identifiable. Cascadia BHC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.