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NCRG Insider: Interview with Dr. Matthew Martens about College Gambling

by: NCRG Staff | May 27, 2011

 

Click below for the NCRG blog team’s exclusive interview with Dr. Matthew Martens, associate professor of educational, school and counseling psychology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Nathan Smith, program officer for the NCRG, sat down with Dr. Martens to discuss brief interventions for problem gambling and gives advice to campus health professionals on how to address gambling and gambling-related harms on campus.

Dr. Martens will be presenting his research on gambling among college students at next week’s NCRG Webinar titled “CollegeGambling.org: A New Resource for Campus Professionals”. Ryan Travia, director of alcohol and other drug services at Harvard University, will also speak about the NCRG’s new resource, CollegeGambling.org, and how college administration and campus health professionals can use the materials on college campuses.

Make sure you register for the NCRG webinar, taking place Wednesday June 1, 2011 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST! The webinar is free and has been approved for one hour of continuing education credit by various organizations. To register for the webinar session and learn more about continuing education credit offerings, please visit the Webinar registration page. As always we welcome your thoughts and questions in the comments section below.

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