Office of Addiction Services
Addiction Webinar: WHY PROBLEM GAMBLERS RELAPSE OR DROP OUT OF TREATMENT
UPCOMING WEBINAR: WHY PROBLEM GAMBLERS RELAPSE OR DROP OUT OF TREATMENT
Featuring keynote speaker Kevin Gomes, Ph.D.
WHEN: March 11, 2015
TIME: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
– Discuss research on problem gambling treatment outcomes
– Describe reasons problem gamblers relapse and/or drop out of treatment
– Present best-practice treatment strategies that are focused on preventing relapse and dropout
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: To register for this free webinar, go to: https://templeuniversity.webex.com/templeuniversity/k2/j.php?MTID=t5953fa5ea536548e240da05700e8b6c0. Once you are approved by the host, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.
Note: There is an opportunity to obtain 2.0 Social Work Continuing Education Credit for participation in this event. For more information about this free event, email firstname.lastname@example.org
– Office of Addiction Services
– Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services
– Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development, School of Social Work
BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT FOR DR. GOMES:
Dr. Kevin Gomes received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Windsor and is registered with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, Canada. He turned his focus to problem gambling when he began graduate school in 2005. He was naturally interested in treatment. During his graduate career, he received two grants from the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre to study problem gambling treatment outcomes. Dr. Gomes has published three peer-reviewed articles on problem gambling and has presented at several conferences across North America. He also completed an eight month clinical practicum at a problem gambling treatment facility, where he worked as a counselor and was engaged in all aspects of the program, including individual and group therapies in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
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