Thank you so much for reading our Special Edition of our Continuing Education Newsletter! This initiative is a unique partnership with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, the New York Council on Problem Gambling, the National Association of Social Workers - New York State Chapter, the New York Mental Health Counselors Association, the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis and the New York Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. 

* 1. What is your first name?

* 2. What is your last name?

* 3. What is your street address?

* 4. At what email address would you like to be contacted?

* 5. NYS License Number

* 6. What is your Professional Affiliation? 

* 7. What do problem gamblers identify as prime motivators for entering treatment?

* 8. Which model incorporates these three main components when working with problem gamblers - Treatment Engagement, Treatment Retention and Recovery Maintenance.

* 9. Studies have shown that between 37% and ___% of problem gamblers drop out of treatment before completing the prescribed number of sessions or time in a treatment program? 

* 10. Available meta-analytic data suggest that roughly __% of adults in the US and Canada currently meet criteria for pathological gambling. 

* 11. Cognitive behavioral interventions seem somewhat compromised by high attrition and recidivism rates in pathological gamblers. Refusal and dropout rates range from __ to __

* 12. People who meet the clinical diagnosis for pathological gambling experience up to 10 criteria, including: 

* 13. Ladouceur(1999) identified one of the most crucial steps in CBT of pathological gambling  is helping gamblers comprehend the difference between luck and chance.

* 14. Bromberg views repetition compulsion associated with additions as a

* 15. For people who compulsively gamble the experience of “winner” versus “loser” may be considered an expression and consequence of _____.

* 16. The focus areas of Engagement model interventions address the following areas

* 17. One of the most underutilized resources in the treatment of gambling addiction is:

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