The Case of the Bleak Blackjack Bettor
Clinical Depression and Pathological Gambling
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101267
About the Course:
The Case of the Bleak Blackjack Bettor: Clinical Depression and Pathological Gambling focuses on difficult situations that clinicians face when dealing with individuals suffering from pathological gambling.
Journal of Gambling Issues
About the Author:
Bruce Ballon (BSc, MD FRCP) is a psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, an assistant professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, and assistant professor of psychiatry and addiction psychiatry education coordinator at the University of Toronto. He is a clinical education specialist and consulting psychiatrist to the problem gambling, youth addiction, and concurrent disorder services at CAMH.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about clinical depression and pathological gambling. It is appropriate for an introductory level of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the different types of depression.
Describe pathological gambling and depression.
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