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. 

What is your first name?

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* 1. What is your first name?

What is your last name?

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* 2. What is your last name?

What is your street address?

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* 3. What is your street address?

At what email address would you like to be contacted?

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

NYS License Number

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* 5. NYS License Number

What is your Professional Affiliation? 

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* 6. What is your Professional Affiliation? 

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

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

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

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

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? 

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* 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? 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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* 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.

Bromberg views repetition compulsion associated with additions as a

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

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

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

The focus areas of Engagement model interventions address the following areas

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

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

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

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