10th Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling

Las Vegas, Nevada
Thursday, May 05, 2016
May 5-6, 2016
 
Suncoast Hotel, Las Vegas, NV


THURSDAY May 5th*
Time
Session
7:45 - 9:00  
Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15  
Opening Keynote - Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH 
Top 10 Things You Need To Know About Gambling & the Brain
10:15 - 10:30 
Networking Break
10:30 - 11:30 
Breakout Sessions:
A) McGyver Strategies - Repurpose What You Know (Nita Kordonowy,MA,LADC, NCGC-II)
B) Identifying Co-Occurring Gambling Disorders (Jerry Bauerkemper, BS, CCGC)
11:30 - 12:45
 Luncheon Keynote - Sheila Wexler, LCADC, CCGC
When the Honeymoon is Over, Before It's Begun
12:45- 1:45  
Breakout Sessions:
A) Lasting Change to Problem Gambling Behavior (Ali Hall, JD)
B) Nevada Prevention Initiatives (Jamie Ross/Stephanie Pyle,MA,CPS/Carina Rivera,MPH,CPH,CHES)
1:45 - 2:00  
 Networking Break
2:00 - 3:00  
General Session:
In Their Own Words - Therapeutic Journaling
(Bea Aikens - Lanie's Hope)
3:00  3:15  
 Networking & Refreshment Break
3:15 - 4:30  
General Session:
From Addiction to Recovery - A Gamer's Story
(Cameron Adair - GameQuitters.com)
 
Total CEU's THURSDAY: 6

FRIDAY May 6th*
Time
Session
7:45 - 9:00  
Registration & Continental Breakfast                            
9:00 - 10:15  
Opening Plenary:
Innovations in Responsible Gaming - Panel Discussion
(Connie Jones, Moderator)
                                              
10:15 - 10:30  
Networking Break
10:30 - 11:30  
Breakout Sessions:
A) UCLA Treatment Manual for Partners of Problem Gamblers (Sydney Smith, NCGC-II,LADC, LPC)
B) Legal and Regulatory Perspectives on Problem Gambling (Stacey Tovino, JD, PhD)

11:30 - 12:45
Luncheon Keynote: TBD
12:45 - 1:45  
Breakout Sessions:
A) Happiness in Everyday Life - It's a Skill (Ann Blyth Bullis, MSW, LCSW)
B) Effects of Advertising on Gamblers & Gambling Counselors (Jerry Bauerkemper, BS, CCGC)

1:45 - 2:00  
Networking Break
2:00 - 3:00  
General Session:
The Risk & Reality of Daily Fantasy Sports
(Keith Whyte - National Council on Problem Gambling)

 3:00  3:15  
Networking & Refreshment Break
3:15 - 4:30  
Closing Session:
Building the Future for Problem Gambling Services - Panel Discussion
(Carol O'Hare / Ted Hartwell, Moderators)

   Total CEU's FRIDAY: 6

Total of 12 CEU's Available for Thursday & Friday

*Schedule confirmed as of 4/13/16
 

Contact Information

  • NEVADA COUNCIL ON PROBLEM GAMBLING
    5552 S. Fort Apache Rd.
    Suite 100
    Las Vegas, NV  89148
    (702) 369-9740
    www.nevadacouncil.org

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    Nevada Council on Problem Gambling
    5552 S. Fort Apache Rd. #100
    Las Vegas, NV 89148.

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