Problem Gambling Awareness (Beginner)
Training session that provides staff with an understanding of gambling-related harm and how to ensure a safer gambling environment for customers.
Time: 3 hours
Delegates: 5-10 people
Location: Remote* (via video conferencing)
What does the training cover?
This short course provides an understanding of problem gambling and gambling-related harm, including signs, symptoms and the impacts of problem gambling on an individual’s life and those around them. Those who attend will:
- start to understand the psychology of gambling, why people gamble and what happens to the brain when we gamble
- understand the difference between gambling and problem gambling, indicators and how to signpost to appropriate services.
We provide all training materials.
Who should attend?
This course is for those working in front line roles where they may encounter those affected by gambling-related harm, and who wish to gain a better understanding of the issue.
If you have one or more delegates who would like to join a session alongside other agencies, we run multi-agency sessions at our offices in London.
Impact of training
GamCare conducts a pre-training assessment and asks participants to complete a feedback form following the session. All evaluations are kept on record and communicated to your business following the session. We also offer more formal training evaluation at an additional charge.
Submit an enquiry via the form below and we’ll be in touch to discuss your requirements.
GamCare is committed to ensuring that our training and awareness raising events are accessible to a wide range of audiences. Find out more about the adjustments we can make to our training.
*Our face-to-face training sessions are currently suspended due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Open training options available
Don’t have enough people for one of our in-house training sessions? We also run open training sessions where you can purchase single delegate tickets. Use the enquiry form below to find out more.