The Gambling & Recovery Podcast Science Accelerator Course consists of 3, 1-hour continuing education (CE) modules designed to provide evidence-based and lived-experience insight into the experience of gambling-related problems. In each module, learners will listen to a recent After Gambling podcast episode hosted by Jamie Salsberg, with special guest Mark Checkwitz, followed by a discussion of related research. Learners can earn 1.0 hour of CE credit per module.

Module 1 covers “Why do people gamble? The gambler’s mindset.”

Learning Objectives:

As a result of completing this module, you will be better prepared to:

Continuing Education (CE) Credits:

  • American Psychological Association (APA) – The Division on Addiction is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Division on Addiction maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program offers 1.0 continuing education credits.
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) – The Division on Addiction has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6121. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Division on Addiction is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This program offers 1.0 clock hours.
  • National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) – The Division on Addiction is a NAADAC Approved Distance Learning Provider (provider number 84058). Application for this specific program has been submitted. Please contact us at for the status of application.
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW) – Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at for the status of social work CE accreditation.


DraftKings, Inc. provided support for the development of this course.

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Module Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz