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This series on pathological gambling includes the following podcasts:
- What is Pathological Gambling? [11:43]
- Treatment of Pathological Gambling [27:00]
- Thinking Like a Pathological Gambler: Illusions of Control / Chance vs. Skill [8:54]
- How to Become a Nationally Certified Gambling Addictions Counselor [27:53]
- August 2007: Jody passed her exam and is officially a Nationally Certified Gambling Counselor (NCGC-1). Congratulations Jody.
- July 2007: Watch Jody on an investigative report about pathological gambling in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on local news station WPXI.
- June, 2012: Journal of Social Work Education publishes Jody's article on graduate education and gambling:
- Engel, R.J., Bechtold, J., Kim, Y., & Mulvaney, E. (2012) Beating the odds: Preparing graduates to address gambling-related problems. Journal of Social Work Education, 48, 321-335. doi: 10.5175/JSWE.2012.201000128.
National Council on Problem Gambling: http://www.ncpgambling.org/
- Joanna Franklin, email@example.com
Jim Pappas, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Frank Harvey, OCPG@msn.com
The following is an example of costs associated with becoming a certified gambling counselor:
Costs (average / minimum)Supervision from
($100 / call) = $200National Exam (NCGC-1) = $175 (NCPG member)National Membership = $75NCGC-1 Application = $17530 credits – training (avg $100ea) = $500 (unless free trainings)Total: = $1125 Ohio
APA (6th edition) reference for this podcast:
Singer, J. B. (Host). (2007, June 11). How to become a nationally certified gambling addictions counselor [Episode 20]. Social Work Podcast. Podcast retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://socialworkpodcast.com/2007/06/how-to-become-nationally-certified.html