The Gambling Forum is a full-day event from PsychMed and Co-sponsored by the Office of Problem Gambling to increase the identification and understanding of problem gambling behaviours. Participants will be provided with some simple strategies to help reduce the harms experienced by these gamblers or significant others.
The forum will help to increase the identification and referral of people experiencing gambling harms the SA Gambling forum invitations will be sent to community agency staff, professionals such as mental health practitioners, gambling help counsellors, and post graduate dental students, and paraprofessionals like hairdressers, bankers, taxi drivers, AHA / Clubs SA staff, casino staff, and key community representatives.
Presentations are as follows:
Problem Gambling in People Seeking Treatment for Mental Illness
Associate Professor Victoria Manning & Associate Professor Nicki Dowling
The Relationship Between Pre-treatment Methamphetamine Use and Gambling
Ellie McCarron & Marco Nuzzo
Advancements in Online Self-Directed Programs to Reduce Gambling Harm
Dr Simone Rodda & Associate Professor Nicki Dowling
Being in the Zone: An Altered State of Conscious Awareness where Users of Electronic Gaming Machines Become Comfortably Numb to Signals and Harms Associated with Losses: Implications for Engagement and Treatment.
Dr Jane Oakes & Dr Quentin Black
Blending Consumer Informed Interventions for Comorbidity and Gambling
Dr Simone Rodda
Forum is being held at Next Gen on War Memorial Drive, lunch and morning tea included in ticket price of $220.00 (inc GST).
Students can take advantage of a discounted price of only $165 per ticket (inc GST) by emailing a valid student ID to firstname.lastname@example.org for our discount code.
Spaces are limited for this event.
08 8232 2424
Dr Jane Oakes