Professional Development Workshop November 17th 2018

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

Cost: $300

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

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