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The Gambling Brain: How it Works and How to Treat It

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The Gambling Brain: How it Works and How to Treat It
Date : April 25, 2016 - May 27, 2016
Location: Online through Middlesex Community College
Presenter: Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH
Cost: $100 in-state; $200 out-of-state
Clock Hours: 18

This advanced-level online course will explain the role of biochemistry in the development of a
gambling problem and in its treatment. It will discuss the cross priming effect of other addictions
on gambling disorder. The course will also review how gambling problems are addressed with
medications and/or psychotherapeutic treatment.


Online Course Prerequisites:
• Master’s degree in a mental health/addiction-related field or clinical experience with people with gambling problems.
• Consistent and reliable access to a computer connected to the Internet and with audio capabilities (speakers)--if the connection is from a work-related computer please
check with MIS/IT team regarding connectivity to an interactive and secure site, including firewalls, spam blockers, etc.
• Requires Real Player and Adobe Acrobat software that can be downloaded for free from the course website.

For more information, please contact Jodie Nealley, at 617-426-4554.

Sponsored by: The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Bureau of Substance Abuse Services..

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, or are a person with a disability who requires accommodation, please contact Jodie Nealley at 617.426.4554, Fax: 617.426.4555, TTY: 617.426.1855 by March 22, 2016 for accommodations.

NBCC ACEP No. 6331

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