September 13, 2023 (10am-11:30am CDT) 1.5 CEUs
Gambling disorder and its negative impacts are progressive. These growing negative impacts progressively affect the individual AND others in their lives. Gambling Disorder is a Process, Not an Event. As the progression intensifies, it becomes harder for all impacted individuals to “put on a happy face”. Recovery is also a Process and not an Event. Like the progression of the disorder, the Progression of Recovery impacts the individual AND others in their lives. This presentation shares 1 person’s story of the progression of recovery in her life and the lives of her loved ones.
Doug LaBelle, LCSW, CEAP, ICGC II, IGDC is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Employee Assistance Professional, International Certified Gambling Counselor II, International Gaming Disorder Certificate, and a Trainer for the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling. He has over 35 years of experience as an Administrator, Clinician, Trainer and Consultant with Behavioral Health Disorders including Gambling/Gambling Disorder and Video Gaming/Gaming Disorder.
LeAnne Holden is a recovering problem gambler who’s addiction lead her to do illegal acts which cost her 8 years in prison. She has been striving to help others with addictions since her release in 2012. LeAnne is a member of the board for the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling and active in her church with outreach programs.
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