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Northern California Problem Gambling Regional Summit
Date Wednesday April 22
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location Details
DownTown Oakland
Event Type Conference
Organizer/AuthorHanh Dao
Emailhdao [at] napafasa.org
Phone213-625-5795
The Summit is FREE to participants ($10 may be applied for those who are interested in Continuing Education Credits – see attached flyers for more details), and will be conveniently located in Downtown Oakland (accessible by BART and public transit, plus parking options in the vicinity). The focus of the Summit will be to raise awareness about problem gambling, ways to prevent it, and resources available to help gamblers and their loved ones. The Summit will feature cutting-edge research from experts in the field, personal stories from recovering problem gamblers and family members of problem gamblers, and breakout sessions focusing on various different subject areas (pls. see Registration Form to select breakout sessions you would like to attend). The goal for the day is to empower more service providers and community members alike to be more equipped to address problem gambling in their professional and personal life.

Who should attend? Clinicians, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Staff, Case Workers, Direct Service Providers, Prevention Staff, Health Care Workers, & General Public interested in issue of problem gambling.

Participants must register/RSVP by April 15, 2009! Please fill out the attached Registration Form and e-mail/mail/fax it to the contact listed on the form.

Please register at this website:
http://www.formspring.com/forms/?571273-pvvXOBEYVX
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Mar 17th, 2009 10:49 AM
§Summit Flyer
by Sophia Song Tuesday Mar 17th, 2009 4:22 PM
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