Addiction & Pathological Gambling – 20th April 2018

Merchants Quay Ireland will be offering a workshop on Addiction & Compulsive Gambling for those in the addiction field or related areas looking to expand and build upon their knowledge and skill set with this type of presentation.

The training will include learning in key skills such as distinguishing between addiction to toxic media and behavioural compulsions, the exploration of both conscious and unconscious determinants in the clinical picture of gambling, and the relationship between compulsive gambling and the biochemical economy. This training is for anyone with a serious interest in the area of substance use and who interacts in either a paid or voluntary capacity with people who have addiction issues.

Title: Pathological Gambling: Forcing an answer out of the symbolic game

Course facilitator: Peter Kelly, Merchants Quay Ireland, Training Officer

Venue: The Carmelite Center 56 Aungier St Dublin 2 Schedule: 10 a.m. –1 p.m.

Eligibility: This training is for anyone who interacts on either a paid or a voluntary capacity in the area of problem drug use /addiction and has an interest in both the conscious and unconscious factors that underpin compulsive gambling

Cost: €50.00

How to apply: Course application forms are attached to this advertisement, and can also be got from Peter Kelly, Training Officer at Merchants Quay Ireland peter.kelly@mqi.ie or by contacting Peter at 01-524 0936.

Closing Date: Closing date for receipt of application form is Friday 6th April 2018.

More Information: For further information please contact Carmel Kelly in Merchants Quay @ 01-5240973 and/or email: peter.kelly@mqi.ie

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