APTPG - Professionals Assembled to Address Clinical Issues and Treatment Solutions for Compulsive Gambling Problems

 

 

Please be advised due to the virus health alert we are cancelling this March 14th event. Thank you to everyone for your support and patience. Our next meeting is scheduled for May 9.

 

Our next A.P.T.P.G. meeting is March 14, 2020, 9AM-12 PM at the New Jersey Law Center.

 

Topic: "Nevada's First Gambling Treatment Court: A One Year Retrospective"

Presentor: Judge Cheryl Moss, Department I, Eighth Judicial District Court

(2 CADC/LCADC renewal credit hours offered)

 

We also will be honoring Dana Lugassy LCSW, LCADC, CTTS with the Tony Milillo award.
 
There is no fee for attendees but we kindly request you reserve seating by contacting Ken Litwak at Ken.litwak2@gmail.com or (609) 328-0890 no later than March 4th. 
 

Judge Cheryl Moss Department I Eighth Judicial District Court

Judge Cheryl Moss has served on the bench for over 19 years.  In 2001, Judge Moss was the first judge to implement problem gambling assessments in domestic relations cases.  In November 2018, Judge Moss became the first judge to preside over Nevada’s first Gambling Treatment Diversion Court (GTDC).  In addition to her judicial duties, Judge Moss has volunteered her time to serve as a member of the Subcommittee on Legal Issues, created by the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Problem Gambling. Judge Moss graduated from the George Washington University, Washington DC, then attended the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC where she graduated in the top 25% of her class. 

 

Judge Moss was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1997, the District of Columbia Bar in 1995, and the Maryland Bar in 1994.  Prior to taking the bench, she was in solo private practice.  Judge Moss is a member of the Nevada District Judges Association, the International Masters of Gaming Law, the Clark County Bar Association, and previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Clark County Law Library.  Judge Moss is the daughter of the late Dr. Rena M. Nora, Chief of Psychiatry, Las Vegas VAMC and pioneer in the treatment of problem gamblers. 

 

 

 

 

 

January 20, 2018 APTPG meeting

 

NOW AVAILABLE - "GAMBLING IN THE MILITARY" - Be sure to read the article by Al Gesregan on a hidden issue that is now starting to receive attention.

 

 Please see our Resources and Information Page

Please read our Five (5) part series on the topic of: "Unresolved Gambling Treatment Issues".  Part 1 addresses the Crisis Stage of a gambling disorder. Part 2 deals with the role money plays in the life of an addicted gambler.  Part 3 discusses social and psychological losses that accompany abstinence, and Part 4 addresses grief associated with cessation of gambling.  The final part discusses the "magical thinking" of the compulsive gambler.

 

Available on APTPG's  Resources and Information Page - Click Here!

 

 

*** In Memoriam ***

 

Jeff Beck

1953 - 2018

 

Robert "Al"Gesregan

1938 - 2018

 

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of two of our long time members. They will be lovingly remembered by all those who came in contact with them.