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Gambling and Gaming Harms:
Ontario Professional Development Forum

May 9th and 10th at the Marriott Downtown Toronto Eaton Centre
Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use
Knowledge Exchange

Ontario Problem Gambling & Behavioural Addictions Provincial Forum

This year we are co-hosting the Forum with Gambling Research Exchange Ontario (GREO). The forum focus is “bringing together clinicians and community partners to reduce harms from gambling and gaming”.

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Whether you have been supporting people with gambling problems for years or you are new to the field, changes in the gambling landscape, emerging technologies, the blurring of gaming and gambling, and new insights into concurrent disorders all indicate a need for updated approaches to treatment and community engagement.

Highlights of this year’s event include:

Opening keynote

Dr. Carlo DiClemente, PhD, ABPP, Transtheoretical model of behaviour change (stages of change)


  • Supporting clients with problem gambling and concurrent mental health disorders
  • Current trends in youth gambling, gaming, technology use and cannabis


Clinical and community-focused breakout sessions

Closing keynote

Self-care for helping professionals

Take advantage of the early bird registration of $100* until February 28th. As of March 1st the fee will be $145*. To register, click here. Refreshments, breakfast and lunch will be provided for both days of the Forum. Registration will close on May 1st.

*Registration fees are non-refundable.

Please be advised that we are no longer able to cover travel and accommodation expenses for Forum participants.

For questions about registration, contact For questions about Forum details, contact or