CEU Accredited Course

at your pace and convenience.

Oregon Health Authority Problem Gambling Services and the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling are pleased to offer this self-paced training series on working with families in problem gambling treatment. The course is approved by the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board and the Mental Health & Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) for 30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). To earn CEUs, you will need to complete 1) all required course activities and 2) the course evaluation survey. A certificate of attendance and CEUs will provided upon course completion and receipt of evaluation survey responses. The course is asynchronous, which means that you may watch video clips, complete the readings, and take quizzes at your convenience, regardless of your schedule or location.
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Senior Instructor Teresa McDowell

Teresa McDowell, Ed.D., LMFT is the author of Oregon's manual for working with families in problem gambling treatment and creator of this learning series. Teresa is professor emerita at Lewis & Clark where she served as department chair and co-founder of Lewis & Clark's Problem Gambling Services. Dr. McDowell has been a family therapy educator and clinician for over 30 years. She has published two books and authored more than 50 published articles and chapters.


One-time payment via PayPal. If you live or work in the State of Oregon, you are eligible to receive a 100% off coupon from OHA PGS. Please contact pgs.support@dhsoha.state.or.us

Course Reviews

Feedback from learners who completed the Working with Families in Problem Gambling Treatment course.

  • The video skill demonstrations are wonderfully done.

  • I really like the various stages we get to see these families in over the course of the modules.

  • Super helpful; even for a seasoned counselor of persons who are seeking services related to disordered gambling.

  • Thank you for the amazing learning!

  • Excellent video examples!

  • [Skills demonstrated in the videos]...gave me confidence that I too could grow into working with children affected by problem gambling. This is an area in almost 20 years of counseling I haven't ventured into!

  • Thank you for the well-designed manual that accompanied the role plays.

  • I love this course!