Unit 3-03: Educating the Family about the Problem and Codependency

  • 1.0

    CE

  • None

    Prerequisite

  • Required for CCGC

    Classification

  • Mental Health Professionals

    Recommended for

  • Dr. Gary Lange

    Course Instructor

Unit 3-03 codependency-wide

Unit 3-03: Educating the Family about the Problem and Codependency

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Purpose:
This webinar is designed to educate family members about DSM 5 Gambling Disorder, the brain illness and recovery process for Problem Gamblers. Attendees will review codependent and counter transference issues. The presentation follows the case of the Smith parents and son Jim as they learn about problem gambling and self-care issues.

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

  • To understand what the family member experiences
  • To review DSM 5 Disordered Gambling
  • To practice assessing and treating the Smith family
  • To learn about the recovery process and relapse
  • To review codependency and self-care issues
  • To monitor for counter-transference issues

Unit Outline:

  • Review 3.1 and 3.2 (Safety, Financial, Stress and Emotional Treatment Issues)
  • Case: Jim and his parents
  • Gambling Disorder, DSM 5 and the Brain Illness
  • The Recovery Process
  • Codependency and Bailout Behaviors
  • If Gambling continues