| 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.