Tuesday, January 17, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM CST
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Illinois Council on Problem Gambling  


Recovery Home Series - Part 5

Relapse Prevention Skills and Strategies

Presented by Tana Russell

January 17th, 2023 from 1 pm - 2:30 pm CST

Free Webinar - 1.5 CE Credits Available through IAODAPCA

Relapse Prevention Skills and Strategies

Please join us for the fifth part of our Recovery Home Series. This webinar will describe the cycles of addictions, relapse risk factors, and different types of triggers that can contribute to relapse.

The onsite staff in Recovery Homes offer many services and provide an effective support system for residents.  Relapse can be common among people with Substance Use and Gambling Disorders and supportive Recovery Homes can have a positive impact.  These high rates of relapse highlight the need for understanding how Gambling Disorder impacts risk of relapse and how Recovery Home Staff and Support Service Providers can help provide healthy environments that address these issues and support residents in their recovery. 

This 7-Session Curriculum on Gambling Disorder and its Impacts offers seven, 1.5-hr Live Webinar sessions, with PPT curriculum, resource materials, Q&A.  Designed to give an in-depth educational overview for staff at Recovery Homes and Support Service providers working with SUD and Gambling Disorder clients and is not considered gambling treatment.  Highlights of information covered in the 5th session can be found here:

Topics to be Covered:

  • Relapse Prevention
  • The Cycle of Addiction
  • Defining Relapse
  • Relapse Risk Factors 
  • Identifying Triggers


  • Attendees will be able to identify the cycles of addiction
  • Attendees will be able to identify at least three Relapse Risk Factors
  • Attendees will be able to identify at least three Triggers for Relapse with Gambling Disorder

Presenter Bio:

Tana Russell (she/her) became Assistant Director at Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling in 2019. She holds certifications as a Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP), Washington State Certified Gambling Counselor II (WSCGC-II), and Nationally Certified Tobacco Treatment Provider (NCTTP) and has completed extensive training on video gaming disorder.  She serves on the NCPG treatment subcommittee and is a member of the Washington State Gambling Counselor Certification Committee and the Washington State Problem Gambling Task Force.