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DMHAS Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization

See Contacts and Regional Map for Information RBHAO Contact List by Region RBHAO by Region RBHSO Towns by Region Map RBHAO_MAP

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Better Choice- Issue #18, September 2018

Contents When is Gambling a problem?  Tips for Safer Gambling  How to talk with a loved on about Problem Gambling  Resources for Problem Gambling CLICK TO READ NEWSLETTER UCFS Bettor Choice Team Veronica Sirur-Flores, Supervisor Cindie Friedman, Clinician Valerie Tebbetts, Peer Counselor Marissa Paniccia, DiG In Clinician

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Region 4 Gambling Awareness Team Discussion

What are the characteristics of those who are not accessing the gambling treatment system in CT?  Please see presentation.CCPG Workshop edited for Region 4 Gambling Team Meeting 9.14.18

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Problem Gambling Clinical Certifications

Specialty Certificate in Problem Gambling and (2) International Certified Gambling Counselor I and II (INCGC-I and INCGC-II) Certification Specialty Certificate in Problem Gambling Requirements:  30 Gambling Specific Training Hours; Associates Degree in Behavioral Health field or CCB certification in addictions or mental health (i.e. Certified Peer Recovery […]

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Gambling Awareness Certificate of Competency for Prevention Professionals and Community Members

One role of the Regional Gambling Awareness Teams is to increase capacity in the Region for prevention and treatment professionals and other stakeholder and community members to (1) recognize gambling as a risk behavior and potential co-occurring disorder; and (2) infuse gambling awareness into all alcohol, tobacco […]

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15th Annual CCPG Conference: Navigating the Future of Problem Gambling

Please follow this link for info around CCPG conference and registration information. Link: https://conta.cc/2MJ8DMv Tuesday, October 23, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hilton Mystic, 20 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, Connecticut

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A former librarian blew $89,000 of public money on a mobile game!

A former librarian blew $89,000 of public money on a mobile game CNBC  A librarian from Utah used city resources to make in-app purchases in Game of War, the Herald Journal reported. Read the full story<https://apple.news/Atlm4_9WtQvqEXM8KfxW2Qg>  

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SAVE THE DATE! 15th Annual CCPG Conference

October 23, 2018 Navigating the Future of Problem Gambling Save the date for the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling’s 15th Annual Conference, which will be held on October 23, 2018 at the Mystic Hilton. We’re excited to announce Spencer Christian as our keynote speaker! Best known as the […]

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Bettor Choice Quarterly Newsletter (Dec 2017) from UCFS Bettor Choice

From our partners at UCFS Bettor Choice Program (Region 3) Bettor Choice Newsletter Dec 2017  – Click for newsletter All, Please take the time to read about Gambling and the Holiday season. Happy Holidays! Sincerely, -The BC and Dig-In Teams- Lisa Moon, LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC Supervisor, Bettor […]

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March 2017 Intro to problem gambling report Mar 2017 Family Therapy with Problem Gamblers March 2017 Working with People Presenting Gambling Problems Report

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