Introduction to Problem Gambling: An online self-paced module

Facilitated by Madeleine Russell.

Introduction to Problem Gambling introduces you to basic concepts relevant to the development, identification and treatment of problem gambling, with specific reference to public health perspectives and best practice.


Thursday 10 June 2021 - 12:00am to
Wednesday 30 June 2021 - 11:59pm


Online - A four hour self-paced module, start and completion any time over the month of June 2021

Free, this online module is only available for staff who are working in a Department of Health (DH) funded organisation.


Delivery method: Your learning with be fully online and self-paced via the Learning Management System - Moodle. Learning activities include four interactive topics and a resources booklet.

Time commitment: Designed as a half day (4 hour) module - to be completed at your own pace any time over  the month of June 2021.

Assessment: There is 1 assessment in the form of a 10 question quiz. You will receive a completion certificate once all conditions have been met.

The learning outcomes for this module are to:

  • Outline the characteristics, classification and prevalence of problem gambling.
  • Examine problem gambling and related harms from a public health perspective.
  • Summarise the neural, cognitive, behavioural and ecological processes that contribute to problem gambling.
  • Appraise best practices in responding to the needs of individuals experiencing gambling problems.

Register your details

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Who should attend? Victorian DH funded AOD clinicians, counsellors, support workers and allied health professionals.

Workshop content enquiries: Madeleine Russell: [email protected]

Cancellation policy: This is a free event, however if your circumstances change please log into your Eventbrite account and cancel your registration or alternatively email no later than 7 days prior to advise of your inability to complete.

About the presenter

Madeleine Russell is an experienced online tutor and eLearning designer. Madeleine holds a Masters of Addictive Behaviours and Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology). For the past four years Madeleine has created and facilitated high quality, evidence-informed postgraduate and professional development AOD programs.

More information

If you have enquiries regarding registration please contact student administration on (03) 8413 8413.

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