Understanding and responding to gambling-related harm: A brief guide for professionals

This free e-learning course has been developed with charity GambleAware. This resource will provide useful guidance to those providing brief interventions to address risks and harms related to problematic gambling.

It also contains an optional topic for organisational leaders wishing to set up and implement the processes necessary to support workers to provide intervention. The programme can be completed in two hours. 

The programme is aimed at professionals who do not specialise in the treatment of gambling problems and may be most suitable to those working in social and criminal justice settings. Example roles include social workers, employment advisers, GPs, psychologists, probation officers. 

The programme covers:

  • What is a brief intervention?
  • How to provide a brief intervention
  • Important considerations and responding to affected others
  • Requirements at an organisational level (optional topic)
  • Resources to aid brief intervention


Use the resource

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Once you have viewed the programme, we would greatly appreciate it if you would take the time to complete a short feedback survey on your e-learning experience. It should take no more than five minutes.