Women and Problem Gambling? - POSTPONED

Tuesday 24 March 2020
10:00 to 12:00

It has been necessary to cancel this training session, due to the latest Government advice on CoronaVirus. We will re-organise it at a later date.

This training delivered by GamCare is aimed all frontline professionals working with women, including those in local authorities and in the domestic abuse, substance misuse, criminal justice sectors.

The aim of this session is to build awareness of problem gambling and its hidden harm amongst organisations working with women; to up-skill professionals in how to identify and screen for problem gambling and how to apply a suitable intervention; build relationships and partnerships to build awareness and knowledge across the sector.

Following the training the learner will be able to:-

  • Summarise the services GamCare can provide for problem gamblers and their affected others
  • Define at risk/problem gambling and understand the distinction between the two
  • Identify some of the risk factors and common beliefs that can lead to problem gambling
  • Identify ways in which the problem manifests itself specifically in women
  • Understand the impact of gambling on affected others
  • Identifying warning signs and/or indicators of problem gambling
  • Identify where to signpost to and give brief advice to a gambler

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Contact GamCare
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road
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Cost Free