Unit 2-01: Gambling Intake Process

  • 1.0


  • None


  • Required for CCGC


  • Mental Health Professionals

    Recommended for

  • Marc Lefkowitz

    Course Instructor

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Unit 2-01: Gambling Intake Process

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During this hour-long unit, we will journey with the gambler through a comprehensive intake process, assessing the severity of their problem, stage of change, biosocial intake information, gambling specific intake information, and determining for comorbidity and dual diagnosis.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, the participant will be able to:

  • Make initial considering of the intake, including severity of the gambling problem and the stages of change of the patient;
  • Explore intake evaluation objectives;
  • Obtain gambling-specific information;
  • Determine comorbidity and dual diagnosis.

Unit Outline:

  • Initial Intake Considerations
  • Intake Evaluation Objectives
  • Gambling Specific Information
  • Co-Morbidity and Dual Diagnosis