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January Webletter 2016

January Webletter 2016


Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!


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December Webletter 2015

December Webletter 2015


Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!


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Webinar: Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Problem Gambling

Webinar: Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Problem Gambling


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Jan 15, 2016 1:00 PM EST

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the most common approach to working with problem gambling, yet CBT approaches among clinicians varies greatly. Although challenging irrational thinking patterns and homework exercises associated with cognitive restructuring are important aspects of CBT, there are a wide array of CBT interventions than can be used in working with problem gambling. In this webinar, Dr. Grant will discuss some of the empirically supported CBT approaches to working with problem gambling and introduce participants to some of his own work using scripting in treatment.

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POSITION ON FANTASY SPORTS

POSITION ON FANTASY SPORTS


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Current forms of fantasy sports contests have raised concerns about the addictive potential of fantasy sports. Fantasy sports are contests in which participants assemble imaginary teams comprised of real players from professional sports and compete based on the statistical performance of the real players. Traditional fantasy sports leagues are season-long, but recently contests have been offered that are as frequent as daily.  Fee-based contests, with fees ranging from twenty-five dollars to thousands, are available, and prizes have topped $1 million. Partners and investors in companies offering fantasy sports contests include sports leagues, professional teams and their owners, as well as large public and private companies. Of the estimated 55 million…


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