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Gambling Brief Intervention Training

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Civic Office, Room 209

Waterdale

Doncaster

DN1 3BU

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As you may be aware from media coverage Problem Gambling is increasing. The context of gambling has evolved significantly over the last 20 years with a variety of national and local lotteries being launched, the substantial growth in internet based gambling and the increased presence of fixed odd betting machines in the betting shops. The international evidence suggests that the increasing availability of gambling, particularly density of electronic gambling machines, is associated with an increase in problem gambling.

Problem gambling describes a state where an individual’s gambling disrupts or damages personal, family or recreational pursuits.

It is difficult for people to talk about problem gambling and is often a hidden addiction. The most important intervention at an individual level is to identify, and support the individual to recognise and acknowledge, that gambling has become harmful to the individual or their family.

To help identify problem gamblers Doncaster Council has sourced training that will enable you to feel confident in identifying whether someone has, or is on the verge of, problem gambling. The training will be delivered by Newport Citizens Advice Bureau who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of problem gambling.

This three hour workshop will provide you with the information you need to know about:

  • Gambling prevalence
  • Understanding gambling related-harm
  • Identification
  • Offering early tier 1 early intervention

Certificate of attendance for all participants.

Comments from previous participants include:

It was a fantastic opportunity to explore a subject frequently hidden – that possibly presents in more client cases than we knew.

Wiltshire Citizens Advice


“The training was very informative. It expanded my knowledge about gambling and the support available to clients and advisers.”

Rhondda Cynon Taff Citizens Advice

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