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Problem Gambling Recovery Training Day​

Category:Activities,Talk,Training

Problem Gambling Recovery Training Day

講員:從香港遠道而來,臨床經驗豐富,有「戒賭牧師」稱號的香港荃灣宣道會基蔭堂的 蕭如發牧師,并有兩對滿有經驗的資深戒賭輔導員及過來人分享實戰心得。

目的:為裝備教牧同工﹑教會領袖,及對戒賭事工有負擔的肢體,發展福音戒賭事工,交流經驗,并藉此加強與同工之間的認識和配搭。

語言:以粵語為主,如有需要,可安排國語翻譯

日期:10月13日 (星期五)

時間:上午十點至下午四點

地點:福音戒賭中心,58A Birkenhead Street, London WC1H 8BB

報名及查詢:請電020 7833 8626 或電郵 admin@ccgr.org.uk


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An Intensive Course on Gambling Counselling

Category:Activities,Training

Jointly organised by the Christian Centre for Gambling Rehabilitation (CCGR) and the Social Work Professional Practice Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Vision:

In view of the relaxation of gambling laws in the UK, it is expected that the number of pathological gamblers will increase. Hence, in order to meet the demand for the service provided by the CCGR, the CCGR has organised a training programme to equip more workers to take up this Christian service.

  
Objectives:
  1. To promote the participants’ understanding of pathological gambling, including the definition, development and causation of pathological gambling.

  2. To equip participants with knowledge and techniques in assessing and treating pathological gamblers and their families, and

  3. To learn about preventive strategies.

  

Target Participants:

Church leaders, pastoral staff, teachers, social workers, medical professionals, counsellors and lay Christians wishing to play a part in the gambling rehabilitation ministry.

  

Training Team:

  1. Dr Wong Lai Kuen Irene, Assistant Professor, Co-ordinator of Responsible Gaming Training and Gambling Counselling, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

  2. Professor Robert Ladouceur, Professor, International Consultant and Trainer of Gambling Psychologists, Head of Department of Psychology, University of Laval, Quebec, Canada.

  

Medium of Instruction:

English (supplemented by Mandarin or Cantonese)

  

Format:

Lectures, VCD, case studies, discussion, role-plays, class exercises and interviews with gamblers.

  

Course Length:

60 Hours (including 40 hours classroom lectures, 12.5 hours fieldwork and agency visits, and 7.5 hours for completing exercises, course assignments and literature review or self-study)

  

Course Dates:

Monday 2 July to Friday 6 July 2007; Classes from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

  

Course Fee:

£600.00 (A deposit of £100 to be paid upon confirmation of successful application. The deposit is not refundable. The balance must be paid by 2 April 2007 as required by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

  

Venue:

Chinese Methodist Church, King’s Cross, London, UK

  

Fieldwork:

12.5 hours of practicum and related written assignment (i.e. an assessment report on a problem gambler’s problems)

  

Certificate of Attendance:

To be issued to participants who have attended all the training sessions and have fulfilled other course requirements (e.g. class exercises, home assignments and fieldwork)

  

Application Forms
and other details:

Available from Mr Peter Chan, CCGR, Tel. 020 7833 8626 or email: ccgr_pchan@yahoo.co.uk

  

Closing date:

Saturday 17 March 2007

  

Notes:

  1. Eligible members may apply for registration as an Associate Gambling Counsellor at the Canadian Council for Professional Certification.
  2. To assist participants in meeting the eligibility criteria of the Canadian Council, a Generic Counselling Course will be held on 27-29 June 2007 (details available from CCGR). This is the foundation course for the Intensive Course on Gambling Counselling. The participants who have completed a degree course on social work, counselling, or psychology are not required to attend the Generic Counselling Course.
  

 

A Certificate Course on Generic Counselling – Please click here for more information about this course


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A Certificate Course on Generic Counselling 2007

Category:Activities,Training

Jointly organised by the Christian Centre for Gambling Rehabilitation (CCGR) and the Social Work Professional Practice Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Objectives:
  1. To equip the participants with knowledge and techniques in working with individuals, families and groups;
  2. To provide the participants an opportunity to work with the clients in fieldwork by integrating theories and skills learnt in lectures.
  
Target Participants:This course is specifically designed for those who will enrol in the Intensive Course on Gambling Counseling.
  
Medium of Instruction:Dr Wong Lai Kuen Irene, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences,The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 
  
Format:Lectures, case discussion, role play, class exercises, VCD
  
Course Length:40 Hours (including 3 days, 7 hours per day, of classroom training, and 19 hours fieldwork, conducting a counselling session with a gambler or the spouse of a problem gambler, completing a peer review and an individual evaluation).
  
Course Dates:Wednesday 27 June to Friday 29 June 2007;
Classes from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. 
  
Course Fee:£250.00 (A deposit of £50 to be paid upon confirmation of successful application. The deposit is not refundable. The balance must be paid by 2 April 2007 as required by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  
Venue:Chinese Methodist Church, King’s Cross, London, UK
  
Fieldwork:To be arranged within the 3 days’ training.
  
Certificate of Attendance:To be issued to those who have attended all the training sessions, and have fulfilled other course requirements (e.g. fieldwork and an evaluation report)
  
Application Forms
and other details:
 Available from Mr Peter Chan, CCGR, Tel. 020 7833 8626 or
 email: ccgr_pchan@yahoo.co.uk 
  
Closing date:Saturday 17 March 2007
  
Note:An Intensive Course on Gambling Counselling – Please click here for more information about this course