BRIEF INTERVENTION GUIDE
Addressing risk and harm related to gambling
Aimed at professionals who are non-specialists in the treatment of problem gambling, but who work with potentially vulnerable groups, this Guide provides an overview of brief intervention for gambling-related harm. It offers practical tips on identifying a problem, how to talk to someone about their gambling, offering immediate brief support and when to signpost to specialist services.
In this Guide, you will find:
- An explanation of brief intervention
- How to offer brief intervention
- Supporting research evidence
- Overcoming potential barriers to brief intervention
- Resources for families and affected others
- Key steps to implementing this at an organisational level
To access the guide, please click here.
Using outcome measures in problem gambling treatment: A guide to sessional measurement
Priority Action 3 of the National Responsible Gambling Strategy is “Consolidating a culture of evaluation”.
The indicators of success are that “every significant new intervention to be routinely and independently evaluated in line with the Evaluation Protocol. Evaluations published or shared between operators, so that learning is disseminated. High levels of take up of training and support materials.”
Operators and trade associations are invited to submit evaluation reports for publication below, to share results and lessons across the industry.