6th Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling


Event Type:Conference
When:12 April 2012 07:45 AM - 13 April 2012 04:30 PM
Where:Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada
Website:www.nevadacouncil.org
Audience:Responsible Gaming
Facebook:www.facebook.com/pages/Nevada-Council-on-Problem-Gambling/181822652092
Event Organizer:Nevada Council on Problem Gambling



This annual 2 day conference brings together diverse stakeholders to enhance professional knowledge and skills related to prevention, education and treatment in order to reduce the impact of problem gambling in Nevada.

The conference program includes presentations and interactive workshops by leading experts in problem gambling and related fields, including: Bo Bernhard, Ph.D., UNLV International Gaming Institute; Timothy Fong, MD, UCLA Gambling Studies Program; Anthony Cabot, JD, Lewis & Roca; Carol O'Hare, Executive Director, Nevada Council on Problem Gambling.

The program appeals to all addiction and mental health professionals and other interested stakeholders including: Medical professionals, Researchers, Policymakers, Gaming Industry personnel, Prevention specialists, Educators and students, Consumers and the media. Up to 13 professional CEU's are available. The conference is sponsored by the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling, Konami Gaming, IGT, Caesars Entertainment and Boyd Gaming Corp. The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling is a non-profit 501c3 organization and does not take a position for or against legal gambling.