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ERIC Number: EJ875396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISSN: ISSN-1546-2781
Hold 'Em Poker: A Metaphorical Intervention for the Prevention of Problem Gambling among Adolescents and Young Adults
Schaefer-Schiumo, Kristin; Colangelo, James; Bordan, Terry
Alabama Counseling Association Journal, v34 n2 p8-19 Spr 2009
A metaphorical intervention is introduced for counseling professionals, utilizing the terminology of hold 'em poker, the current game of choice among juvenile populations. This metaphor serves as a guide for counselors when assisting adolescents and young adults in developing healthier life choices and deterring potentially impulsive behaviors, including gambling.
Alabama Counseling Association. 217 Daryle Street, Livingston, AL 35470. Tel: 888-655-5460; Tel: 205-652-1712; Fax: 205-652-1576; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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