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Gambling Issues Podcast
19 minutes | Aug 11, 2015
Episode 11: Carolyn Pickett, Social Worker and Prevention Specialist
Carolyn Pickett is today’s guest. She’s been a Social Worker since 1975 and a Prevention Specialist since 2002 with the BC Responsible and Problem Gambling Program. Carolyn works on Vancouver Island, providing public awareness of responsible gambling and problem gambling throughout her community. Carolyn’s favourite movie for silliness with a message is Planes, Trains and... The post Episode 11: Carolyn Pickett, Social Worker and Prevention Specialist appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
21 minutes | Jul 28, 2015
Episode 10: SMART Recovery
Today we have two guests on the Gambling Issues Podcast. They are Dr. Tom Horvath, president of SMART Recovery and Rick, a SMART Recovery group facilitator based out of San Diego. Dr. Horvath also runs the treatment program Practical Recovery and is the author of Sex, Drugs, Gambling and Chocolate: a Workbook for Overcoming Addictions.... The post Episode 10: SMART Recovery appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
18 minutes | Jul 14, 2015
Episode 9: Problem Gambling and Marriage
Ximena is a wife and mom of two kids. When pregnant with her first child, she discovered $20,000.00 of unexplained debt. Later, her husband owned up to taking that money to gamble. At this point, she seriously considered divorce. From that point forward, she was in charge of the family finances. However, 10 years later,... The post Episode 9: Problem Gambling and Marriage appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
12 minutes | Jul 2, 2015
Episode 8: Four Directions Conference 2015
Today we have a bonus episode! This one features Maureen Greeley, Executive Director of the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling, Angela Voght, Provincial Indigenous Coordinator with the BC Responsible and Problem Gambling Program and Kristin West, Outreach and Development Coordinator at the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling. They will be sharing about the upcoming Four Directions Conference,... The post Episode 8: Four Directions Conference 2015 appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
19 minutes | Jun 30, 2015
Episode 7: Dr. Sarah E. Nelson, Online Gambling
Today’s guest is Sarah E. Nelson, Ph.d., Associate Director of the Division on Addiction at the Cambridge Health Alliance and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Nelson researches online gambling and has a unique partnership with an Austrian-based gambling site operator who provides sports betting behavior from over 40,000 Internet sports gamblers. Dr. Nelson... The post Episode 7: Dr. Sarah E. Nelson, Online Gambling appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
20 minutes | Jun 16, 2015
Episode 6: Jan Zacharias, Counsellor and Prevention Specialist
Jan Zacharias is today’s guest. After ten years as a teacher, mostly in alternate schools, Jan got a Masters in Counselling. Since 2002, Jan has been providing Problem Gambling prevention and clinical services in rural areas of British Columbia with the BC Responsible and Problem Gambling Program. When she’s not working, Jan enjoys hiking, gardening,... The post Episode 6: Jan Zacharias, Counsellor and Prevention Specialist appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
16 minutes | Jun 2, 2015
Episode 5: Dr. Richard Wood, GamTalk
Dr. Richard Wood from GamTalk is today’s guest. Over the last 19 years, Dr Wood has published numerous gambling related articles, presented at conferences around the world and undertaken responsible gambling consultations and research projects for more than 50 gaming companies, regulators and government organizations. His work typically examines both the individual causes of problem... The post Episode 5: Dr. Richard Wood, GamTalk appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
18 minutes | May 19, 2015
Episode 4: Chris Parlow, Pathological Gambling and Recovery
Chris Parlow @Manitowan is today’s guest. Once a marathon runner, Chris developed a problem with gambling which spanned two decades. After coming clean to his family and friends, Chris is now in recovery and enjoying nature walks, photography and time with his family. Chris attended individual counselling sessions with the BC Responsible and Problem Gambling... The post Episode 4: Chris Parlow, Pathological Gambling and Recovery appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
2 minutes | Apr 18, 2015
Quick update for you
Update May 21, 2015: What a difference a day makes. Our website is now live and episode 4, featuring Chris Parlow on his journey of pathological gambling and recovery is released. Thanks for your patience! Hey there, it’s Joanne, your host for the Gambling Issues Podcast. Here’s a quick update for you. First, thank you for downloading... The post Quick update for you appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
15 minutes | Feb 12, 2015
Episode 3: Jamie Ferguson, GameSense Advisor
Jamie Ferguson, GameSense Advisor at Lake City Casino in Kamloops, B.C. is today’s guest. She has over 30 years experience working in casinos in Alberta and BC, including blackjack dealer, pit boss, and casino shift manager. One of Jamie’s favorite quotes is “Simple gestures, taking place on the surface of life, can be of... The post Episode 3: Jamie Ferguson, GameSense Advisor appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
19 minutes | Dec 18, 2014
Episode 2: Sylvia Hagopian, MYGU app
Sylvia Hagopian of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario is today’s guest. Sylvia is the Manager of Communications and Online Services, within PGIO’s Education and Community Resources Program. She manages the development and implementation of websites, psychoeducational resources and eHealth solutions. She has been the lead on the development of ProblemGambling.ca and has... The post Episode 2: Sylvia Hagopian, MYGU app appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
17 minutes | Oct 23, 2014
Episode 1: Dr. Jeff Derevensky, Youth & Gambling
Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Ph.D. is the first guest on the Gambling Issues Podcast. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Derevensky is a Professor of School/Applied Child Psychology, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology at McGill University and the Co-Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors. He is also recipient of the 2013 NCRG Scientific... The post Episode 1: Dr. Jeff Derevensky, Youth & Gambling appeared first on Gambling Issues Podcast.
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