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2017 Problem Gambling Conference

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Bucks County Community College

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275 Swamp Road

Newtown, PA 18940

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This free training is designed for front line professionals and staff serving clients with addictive behaviors.

These professionals include, but are not limited to: Registered Nurses from Family Practices, Adolescent and Geriatric Medicine, Public Health Nurses, School Nurses, Mental Health Specialists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Addiction/Treatment Counselors and Specialists, Teachers and Administrators, Peer Specialists and Clergy.

The 2017 Problem Gambling Conference will include:

Concerns About the Development of Gambling Problems Among Older Adults

Presented by Paula Sanchez, Pd.D.

Personal Story of Recovery

Presented by Dave S.

The Silent Infiltrator - Generational Addiction

Presented by Patricia Reihl, M.P.A., LCADC, L.P.N.

Pennsylvania Gambling Update

Presented by Josh Ercole, Chief Operating officer, Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc.

Continuing Education Credit Information

  • (7) Advanced National Council Certification Credit Hours available through the Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc.
  • NASW-PA. Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. (7) CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.
  • Hours PENDING: () RN and Act 48 CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. The Pennsylvania Department of Health is an approved provider of continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania under Act 58 of 2006 and 49 PA Code, Chapter 21 § 21.134 (Continuing Education Sources) of the rules and regulations of the State Board of Nursing. Pursuant to Act 48 of 1999, Section 1205.2 (Program of Continuing Professional Education) (d), the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of School Health is an Approved Provider of the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
  • Hours PENDING for Pennsylvania Certification Board credits.

A partnership between: Bucks County Area Agency on Aging, Bucks County Drug & Alcohol Commission, Inc., Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc. This project made possible by funding through the Bucks County Drug and Alcohol COmmission, Inc.

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