Understanding Gambling and Gambling Behaviour

This course provides information about gambling behaviour from non-problematic to problematic and how it affects individuals and significant others. It will explore strategies to work with individuals experiencing a problem with gambling.
Explore various screening and assessment tools and strategies to work with individuals experiencing a problem with gambling.


This course is eligible for U of M ACCP specialization in Addiction Studies and appropriate for post-secondary students and helping professionals.


This course will include information on:

  • An introduction to gambling, gambling concepts and behaviour
  • How gambling works
  • How gambling can develop from non-problematic to problematic and an awareness of the psychology of gambling
  • Issues and the impact of problem gambling on significant others
  • Various screening and assessment tools
  • Gain knowledge of strategies to manage problem gambling


Fundamentals of Addictions




April 26,27 2023  1 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Registration closes April 21 at 4 p.m.

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