Many Faces, Many SolutionsThe Minnesota Conference on Problem Gambling
March 8-9, 2018
Earle Brown Heritage Center
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Problem gambling, also known as gambling addiction or compulsive gambling, affects virtually anyone – men and women, young and old, and those from every religion, race and socio-economic background. Gambling addiction can be devastating for gamblers, spouses and families as well as employers and communities.
If you are a professional working with members of the community, it’s likely that you know someone who has struggled with gambling. Problem Gambling: Many Faces, Many Solutions will examine problem gambling from several perspectives, including the many faces that are impacted and the variety of solutions available to help them.
All of us can play a role in making sure that a problem gambler finds help. Please join us to expand your understanding of problem gambling and to learn how we can all be part of the solution.
Keynote Presenter, Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH Back by popular demand, Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago, will present Neurobiology and Cognition of Problem Gambling. This always-informative and entertaining talk will take a look at the relationship between brain behavior and addiction.
Who Should Attend This Conference?
- Alcohol and drug addiction counselors
- Marriage and family therapists
- Social workers
- Community healthcare professionals
- Charitable gambling employees
- Casino employees
- Corrections officers
- Police and sheriffs
- Public policy officials
How Many CEUs May I Receive From The Conference?
There will be a minimum of 10 CEUs available for the two-day conference. As of this writing, we are submitting our agenda to the various boards to determine the total amount.
Instructions on how to register for the conference will be posted on NorthstarProblemGambling.org in the coming months.