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Day One | Day Two | Day Three
Day Three - Fri., June 22, 2018
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

Registration Table Open

8 – 9 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9 - 10:30 a.m.
Session 11 - 90 min.

From Social Video Gaming to Internet Gambling:  Identifying the Connection and Addressing the Issues
Daniel Trolaro, MS Psychology

Objective: Participants will be able to understand the connection and risk of progression from social gaming to internet gambling, will learn the issues surrounding the behavioral and psychological aspects of video gaming, social casino gaming and internet gambling while tying it back to DSM-5 and be able to identify the importance of establishing principles for a sustainable and long-term meaningful recovery.


Mindfulness and Meditation as Clinical Necessities in SUD and Gambling Treatment
Daniel Smith, LCSW, BACC, CCGC, MARS, SAP

Objective: Participants will be able to facilitate their clients to address the five elements common to all addictive behaviors and the six levels of change in early and ongoing recovery (both SUD and Gambling), using meditative techniques, demonstrate the functional relationship among cognitive behavioral intervention, mindfulness, and meditative states as a wholistic treatment for addicted clients and as a necessity for healthy staff, and enhance recovery within the context of the most current, evidence based neurochemical advances in ingestive (SUD) and process (Gambling) addictions.


Introduction to Opioid Use Disorder and Medication Assisted Treatment
Nicolas Foss, MS, IADC, BACC, ICGC-II

Objective: Improve participant capacity to identify specific effects of opioids on human users, increase awareness of opioid use disorder in its onset and progress in substance using populations, and develop participant competence in understanding the uses of different medications in medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.

10:30 – 11 a.m. Networking Break
Hotel Checkout
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Session 12 - 60 min.
Keynote Address: “Medicine” or menace? The Impact of Cannabis Use on Public Health and Safety in a Changing Policy Landscape.
John Kelly, PhD, ABPP


Objectives: Describe all various policy positions regarding cannabis use and the public health and safety implications of each; name three ways in which cannabis can convey harm and identify three vulnerable subgroups of individuals who may be at particular risk from cannabis use.
12 – 12:30 p.m. Submission of Evaluations and Distribution of CEU Certificates
Location: Elevator Foyer
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Session 13 - 180 min.
Optional Post-Conference Ethics Training
TBD

Objectives: Presenter will review the Professional Ethics Code, identify the responsibility of the ethical committees and state licensure boards, and discuss self-disclosure as a component of ethical practice.
*2018 Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse event speakers and schedule are subject to change

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