Treatment and Recovery Support Services

Through the Integrated Provider Network (IPN) problem gambling treatment and recovery support services are available in all 99 counties in Iowa.  For more information about the Problem Gambling Treatment and Recovery Support Services offered through the IPN, send us a message through our Contact Us system.  To find treatment near you, click here.

Clinician Resources

Client Services Agreement (HFS)  

Digital Communication Policy (HFS)  

Distance Treatment - Clinical Manual, Checklist, and Q&A (2008)

Gambling Pathways Questionnaire (2016)

Gambling Problems: An introduction for Behavioral Health Services Providers (SAMHSA)  

Getting Real about Problem Gambling - How the ASAM Can Help (Mee-Lee)

Individualized Treatment for Problem Gamblers (Therapist Manual - UCLA)

MultiCultural Services Centre (Australia - problem gambling brochure in various languages)

Multi-lingual Wiki of Problem Gambling Resources  

Problem Gambling Toolkit (SAMHSA)

Problem Gambling - A Guide for Parents (Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario) 

Save for Later (Financial Literacy - Iowa Insurance Division)

Stages of Change and Problem Gambling Tool Kit (Center for Addiction and Mental Health – Canada) 

TIP 60: Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools (SAMHSA)

What Clinicians Need to Know about Gambling Disorders (NCRG)  

Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program (IRGC)


Financial Tools

Barriers Against Money Triggers

Debt Snapshot 

Pay Your Monthly Bills  

Personal Financial Strategies for the Loved Ones of Problem Gamblers 

Problem Gamblers and Their Finances: A Guide for Treatment Professionals 

Questions about Life and Money  

Save for Later (Financial Literacy - Iowa Insurance Division)

Self Test For Financial Troubles  

Snapshot: Your Average Month  

Take Control of Issues Arising from Problem Gambling (Singapore)

Problem Gambling Treatment - Data Entry

Integrated Data Integrity Reports Manual (March 2020) 

Problem Gambling Treatment Data Entry Matrix (September 2019) 

I-SMART Problem Gambling  Domain Data Entry Forms (May 2018) 

I-SMART Problem Gambling Domain Data Entry User Guide and Manual (February 2019)

I-SMART Problem Gambling Domain Training (December 2018)

I-SMART Problem Gambling Domain Training Notes (December 2018) 

Screening Tools

DG-SPS (Disordered Gambler SBIRT Pre-Screen and Screen)

Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (NCRG)  

Workbooks and Activities

Brain Connections: Problem Gambling Series (Gambling Research Exchange of Ontario,Canada)

Choices: Defeating Problem Gambling (Version 4, February 2020) 

Choices - Forensic Presentation

Eight Gifts for Less than a Penny  

Mindful Steps to Forgiveness (Lori Rugle, PhD, NCGCII)  

Gambling, Gaming and Technology Use (Center for Addiction and Mental Health – Canada)  

Problem Gambling and Effects on the Spouse (Wexler)

Stages of Change and Problem Gambling Tool Kit (Center for Addiction and Mental Health – Canada) 

The ACTION CYCLE of Compulsive Gambling  

Your First Step to Change: Gambling (provided by the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling)