Minnesota Indian Gaming Association (MIGA) Conference on Problem Gambling 2003

Event Type:Conference
When:14 March 2003
Where:Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
St. Paul, Minnesota
Audience:Responsible Gaming
Event Organizer:Minnesota Indian Gaming Association

The Minnesota Indian Gaming Commission is hosting a statewide conference on problem gambling organized by the Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance. Northstar Alliance spokesman Lance Holthusen said the upcoming conference
will focus on diagnosing and treating problem gambling. Dr. Jeffrey
Derevensky, Professor of Applied Child Psychology at McGill University, will
deliver the keynote address, "Working with Youth and Problem Gambling: The
McGill Model." Breakout sessions will focus on the special needs of
minorities, teens, women and elderly gamblers; diagnosing and classifying
gambling disorders; using drugs to treat problem gambling; and understanding
the unique characteristics of gamblers.