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Resources for professionals

eLearning: Understanding and Responding to Gambling-Related Harms

This free e-learning course has been developed with the Royal Society for Public Health as a resource to assist workers to provide brief intervention to address gambling-related harms. It also contains an optional topic for organisational leaders wishing to set up and implement the processes necessary to support workers to provide intervention. The programme is aimed at professionals who do not specialise in the treatment of gambling problems and may be most suitable to those working in health, social and criminal justice settings. Example roles include health promotion workers, social workers, employment advisers, psychologists, probation officers.

The programme covers:

  • What is a brief intervention?
  • How to provide a brief intervention
  • Important considerations and responding to affected others
  • Requirements at an organisational level (optional topic)
  • Resources to aid brief intervention

The programme can be completed in two hours.

For help, support and advice about problem gambling please contact the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133 or via the NetLine.

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