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Training

 
Bespoke, dedicated training (in person and online) and resources are provided by organisations with specialist knowledge and understanding of gambling related harms.


For Professionals (Workforce)

Understanding and Responding to Gambling-Related harms

This free e-learning course has been developed by Royal Society for Public Health in partnership with BeGambleAware, as a resource to assist workers to provide brief intervention to address gambling-related harms... More>

Brief Intervention - A Guide for Professionals

This Guide, produced by BeGambleAware  is aimed at professionals who are non-specialists in the treatment of problem related gambling, but who work with potentially vulnerable groups... More>

Problem Gambling - Awareness

Provides an understanding of problem gambling and gambling-related harm, including signs, symptoms and the impact of problem gambling on an individual's life and those around them... More>


Social Responsibility and Interaction 

Provides an understanding of gambling-related harm, risk factors and identification, as well as helping teams to identify the behavioural characteristics of customers who may be at risk... More>


Social Responsibility, Communication and Motivating Behavioural Change 

Advanced training gives an in-depth understanding of how motivational communication works and includes opportunities for practice time, to improve confidence in handling interactions with social, at-risk... More>


Suicide Awareness and Prevention 

This training session provides staff with the skills and awareness to interact with customers who may be experiencing suicidal thoughts and normalise conversations on the subject so as to best support...More>


Understanding Safer Gambling and Safeguarding in a Gambling Environment 

YGAM's trading subsidiary works with Betknowmore UK to deliver one-day City & Guilds assured training courses for those who work in customer facing roles in the gambling industry, with 100% of profits donated to charity... More> 



For Teachers

There are a number of organisations and charities that provide training, lesson plans and resources for teachers, parents and anyone that works with young people to help protect them from the potential harms of gambling... More>


For Parents

There are a number of organisations and charities that provide training, resources and support for parents so that they can support young people to stay in control of their finance and understand the risks of gambling... More> 


For Universities

GamCare offer a course that provides staff with the awareness, knowledge and skills to identify problems with gambling and to advise students who are affected. The training is relevant to all staff members at universities who interact with students - you may be working in the student finance department, or you may be a clinician or welfare worker... More>


For Police, Prison and Probation Services

GamCare offer training that will enable criminal justice staff to understand the complexities of the issues of gambling-related harm and equip them with the knowledge of the services they can signpost to for further support... More>


For Sports Organisations

This GamCare course raises awareness of problem gambling for professional sports players, academics and the sports industry and promoted a responsible attitude to gambling among this at-risk group. This course is aimed at leaders in the sports industry who have a duty of care for their players... More>


For Homeless Practitioners

The University fo Lincoln, in partnership with BeGambleAware,  explored cognitive distortions in homeless gamblers - developing both a screen to aid in identification and recognition of gambling problems and a brief cognitive intervention to minimise the gambling-related harm experienced by this population.

The full report is available Here>

The tools developed for use by homelessness practitioner are available Here>