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Day 2 presentations

Morning session, The Pier

Advancements in online self-directed programs to reduce gambling harm, Associate Professor Nicki Dowling and Dr Simone Rodda

Gambling harm; a New Zealand perspective, Paula Snowden, Chief Executive Officer, Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand

Canada’s low-risk drinking guidelines: Lessons learned for the gambling guidelines, Dr Catherine Paradis, Senior Research and Policy Analyst, Canadian Center on Substance Abuse

Developing low-risk gambling guidelines, Dr Matthew Young, Senior Research and Policy Analyst, Canadian Center on Substance Abuse

Afternoon streams 1, Deakin University

Financial counselling

The role of the Financial and Consumer Rights Council in advocacy, Sandy Ross, Financial and Consumer Rights Council (FCRC)

Partnership between financial counselling and therapeutic counselling teams, Sue Battle and Sandra Luxford, La Trobe Community Health

My Moola: Does improving Indigenous financial literacy affect gambling behaviours?, Amanda Young, First Nations Foundation

Regional and rural

NSW Warruwi program insights, Brian Dennison, Office of Responsible Gambling – NSW, Kerindy Clarke, NSW Aboriginal Safe Gambling, Harry Beckers, Northern River Community Gateway

The development of a Hub and Spoke Model in Warrnambool Victoria, Katrina Crothers and Claire Browne, Gambler’s Help, Bethany, Vicky Northe and Anthony Kennedy, Alfred Health, Jay Robinson and Nicolas Place, Southwest Health Care

The fundamental need for partnership and collaboration to build capacity in our regional communities, Wilma McAllister, UnitingCare Queensland

Diverse populations

The social costs of gambling harm in CALD communities, Dr Sundram Sivamalai, Ethnic Communities Council Victoria and VMC, Lyn Dundon, Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria, Gulhan Eryegit Yoldas, Alsiraat College

Peer support service for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people affected by gambling problems – the efforts, the risks and the benefits, Enaam Oudih, PEACE Multicultural Gambling Help Services, Memoona Rafique, PEACE Multicultural Gambling Help Services, Relationships Australia

Social and emotional wellbeing hub, Raelene Stephens, Mallee District Aboriginal Services

Criminal justice and gambling

Is gambling an issue for your client?, Anastasia Sagris Desmond,Tracey Collins, Pam Mutton and Suzan Gencay, Gambler’s Help Southern

Afternoon streams 2, Deakin University

Groups and systems

Wise choices – Acceptance and commitment therapy group at Connect Health and Community, Gretta Daley and Fiona McBain, Gambler’s Help Southern

Gambling and comorbidity

Common and distinct brain pathways in gambling and cocaine use disorders: New evidence from a neuroimaging study, Valentina Lorenzetti, Antonio Verdejo-Garcia, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

Comorbidity of gambling and mental illness, Dr Victoria Manning, Turning Point/Eastern Health and Monash University

South Australian Rural and Remote Gambling Service: A hybrid face to face and tele-psychology pilot, Dr Quentin Black, Ms Elly Gannon, Mr Patrick Carey, PsychMed

Other ways of working

Wayapa practice workshop

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