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Upcoming NCRG Webinar to Focus on the Genetic and Environmental Factors of Youth Gambling

by: NCRG Staff | Jun 18, 2012

Registration is still open for the second session of the 2012 NCRG Webinar Series, taking place June 20, 2012, from 2 - 3 p.m. EST. The NCRG Webinar Series is a free, year-round educational program designed to help individuals better understand and address critical issues related to gambling disorders and responsible gaming – without having to leave their own home or office. Dr. Serena King, an assistant professor at Hamline University, will discuss her latest findings from an NCRG-funded study that examined the roles of genetics, environment and psychiatric disorders in the development of gambling disorders during the transition from youth to young adulthood.

To sign up for this free session, visit the NCRG’s upcoming webinar page and click the registration link.

Participants can earn up to one hour of continuing education credit from our accrediting organizations: NAADAC, the National Board for Certified Counselors and the California Board for Behavioral Sciences. The NCRG is also approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

Register today for the free webinar, and pass along the registration information to interested counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists and colleagues.  Have a question for Dr. King regarding the genetic factors and environmental influences that relate to gambling disorders among youth? Leave your questions in the comment section below, and the NCRG blog team will report her answers! Also, keep watching for more information on upcoming sessions in the 2012 NCRG Webinar Series.

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