Schedule a Speaker

To find a Fargo area Zoom meeting, call 701-271-3279 or 701-271-3220, or email LisaV@lssnd.org.

Call us at 701-235-7341 or 1-877-702-7848 to request a speaker for your upcoming event.

Please make your request at least 30 days before your event date to ensure enough time to secure a speaker and plan the presentation.

There are no forms to fill out. Call us to customize your training needs.  If you are looking for other aspects of training i.e. specific financial-bankruptcy information, we can refer or invite other colleagues with that expertise to participate in the events. 

Topics

Our speakers offer audiences valuable information on a variety of topics regarding problem gambling, including:

  • Problem Gambling:  Definitions, Scope and Prevalence
  • Assessing for Problem Gambling
  • Co-Occurring Disorders and Treatment
  • Structuring Treatment for Problem Gamblers and their Family Members
  • Effects on the Family
  • Self Help and Their Role in Treatment
  • Financial Planning
  • Special Populations: Elderly, Youth, Women

If you are interested in pursuing National Certification as a Gambling Counselor, our trained and qualified professionals can guide you through the process.  Please feel free to contact us for more detailed information.

Speakers

 

Lisa Vig, LAC, NCGC, Director of Gamblers Choice & Gambling Counselor

BA Degree in Psychology
BA Degree in Religion/Philosophy
23 yrs. Gambling Counseling Experience
24 yrs. Licensed Addiction Counselor Experience

Dawn Cronin, LSW, NCGC, Gambling Counselor

BS Degree in Social Work
18 yrs, Gambling Counselor Experience
20 yrs. Licensed Social Worker

Lisa Voeller, LAC, NCGC, Supervisor & Gambling Counselor

BA Degree in Addiction Counseling
Supervisor and Gambling Counselor
13 yrs. Gambling Counselor Experience

Elliott Kabanuk, Bachelor of Arts Degree, CGC, Peer Mentor

Bachelor of Arts Degree in History & Russian
13 yrs. Peer Mentor Experience

Swain Benson, CGC, Peer Mentor

Juris Doctor
8 years Peer Mentor Experience