GameAware is hosting a professional development workshop with the aim of empowering mental health professionals with the tools to help clients who are gaming excessively or at risk of a Gaming Disorder. The holiday program that has been so successful with gamers and their families is currently being evaluated. Anecdotal results from the past 3 years of holiday programs with the support of Headspace have shown significantly positive results and the PD will share de-identified data.
For: Mental health professionals interested in helping young people who struggle with excessive gaming or gaming disorder.
Date: November 17th, 2018
Time: 8:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Highett Neighbourhood Community House – 2 Livingston St, Highett, 3190
Insight into the culture and psychology of video games and motivation
Sharing results on 3 years of holiday programs that have had a significant amount of success
A hands on gaming experience
Access to a 6 week online resource and discount codes to help with struggling clients