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Date(s) - Oct 16, 2020
9:00 am - 10:30 am



The New Afternoon Snack:

Gambling and Gaming

Jeremy Eberle, LIMHP, LADC, CDGC and Janet L. Johnson, MA, LIMHP, CDGC, LADC, LPC

This course will discuss the differences and similarities between gambling use disorders and gaming use disorder. Additionally, this course will outline how the disorders are treated when they present for treatment or if they present in a combination thereof. Upon completion of this training the participant will be able to: Identify the signs and symptoms of gambling use disorders, and gaming use disorders. The course will highlight the different types of gamers and gamblers. The participants will also know different treatment modalities and comorbidity factors for the disorders.

Jeremy Eberle, LIMHP, LADC, CDGC of Lincoln Nebraska, is a licensed therapist who has been providing services in the form of individuals, groups, couples, and families since 2010. Mr. Eberle has focused primarily on treatment for substance use disorders as well as gambling disorders. In 2017, Mr. Eberle was the lead researcher in a study connecting prevalence among Nebraska college students and daily fantasy sports. These findings were presented at the National Gambling Conference in Portland, Oregon in July 2017 as well as at other conferences throughout the country. In July of 2019, Mr. Eberle opened Eberle Therapy Services, but later joined services with Mrs. Johnson in 2020 successfully establishing Alternative Avenues in Lincoln Nebraska. His current area of interest is the intersection between Gambling Use Disorder and Gaming Use Disorder, as these two disorders appear to share a great deal of similarity and comorbidity. Mr. Eberle hopes to continue his research projects as he explores the impact of gambling/gaming use on both young people and adults.

Janet L. Johnson, MA, LIMHP, CDGC, LADC, LPC, has been working as a counselor for the past 16 years. Mrs. Johnson began her career working with youth and families in 1996 as a Family Support Specialist/Youth Tracker at Blue Valley Behavioral Health in Nebraska City and Cedars Youth Services in Lincoln. In 1998, Mrs. Johnson expanded family services into Rural Southeast Nebraska, based out of Beatrice and serving 16 counties surrounding Lancaster County. In 2005, Mrs. Johnson obtained her Master’s of Counseling degree focusing on mental health, addictions, and gambling disorders while working at Choices Treatment Center, where she worked for the next 16 years. Mrs. Johnson’s clientele consists of individuals, families, youth, and adults. Mrs. Johnson specializes in serving adults and couples. In October 2019, Mrs. Johnson won the Nebraska Counseling Association Counselor of the Year Award. In 2020, Mrs. Johnson and her Associate, Jeremy Eberle, began their private practice, Alternative Avenues, located in Lincoln Nebraska.

October 16, 2020

Login starting at 8:55am.

Log in information will be emailed out prior to the event to those who have signed up and paid.

The speakers will begin at 9 am and end at 10:30am.

This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice for  1.5 CEUs.

  • APPT Member Rate: $20
  • APPT Non-Member Rate: $30
  • Student Rate: $15

Cancellation Policy For APPT

Contact Kristan Kiger by 5pm on 10/15/2020 to receive a credit to be used for a future event or your membership dues.  Credits will not be given after 5pm on 10/15/2020.


ADA Needs:

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs or concerns. Please contact Kristan Kiger at 402-370-6898 or appt.ne@gmail.com ahead of the event.


Bookings are closed for this event.