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Understanding and Responding to Gambling-related Harms

This free e-learning course has been developed by the Royal Society for Public Health in partnership with BeGambleAware, 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 process necessary to support workers to provide intervention.

The programme is aimed at professional 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. Examples roles include health promotion workers, social workers, employment advisers, psychologists, probation officers.

The programmer 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.