Weekend Program May 25-26

“From habit to hobby”

Group Programs have been helping families find the sweet spot for gaming for over 3 years now. Check out the upcoming dates to see what programs fit your schedule best, and help your family re-frame what gaming means in your home.

Group programs aim to give families:

  • Insight into the culture and psychology of video games, and understanding the variety of motivations to play casually or play to excess.
  • Insight into our gamer’s core mental health and resilience and how to access help if needed.
  • Sustainable gaming strategies that result in a win-win contract for the family.
  • Strategies to help gamers use their gaming time wisely to "get gud" without overplaying.

Venue: Highett Neighbourhood Community House, 2 Livingston St, Highett

Workshop: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Followup Sessions:

  1. Monday June 3rd @ 6:45pm
  2. Tuesday July 16th @ 6:45pm

      "The GameAware program educates both gamers and parents on the benefits (mastering an activity/ community engagement) and pitfalls of gaming (work-like addiction / disengagement with "real-life'). Our family has benefited from the GameAware program as we were able to develop a strategy to curb our son's excessive gaming, that is flexible, manageable and ongoing. With a welcoming approach, Andrew has developed a program that young adults understand, respect and find success with. If your children have a gaming addiction OR if you think they may develop a gaming addiction, look no further - your answer is here. Thank you very much Andrew. " - Parent

      "An amazing program that produces results. The program hits a nerve with my boy who took on board all the teachings and acted on them. I had been trying for years to get him up and active and off the computer but it took this program to actually do it. I still don't know how. The facilitator is a kid whisperer." - Parent

      "The program has been very helpful in making me aware of my own behaviours as a parent and the fact I don't push my son to be responsible for his actions. Ultimately change comes from within and he needs to be the one to regulate his behaviour.As a teacher myself, I have found that I even change the way I speak to students in class when they don't do the right thing. I'm feeling better prepared to help my sons move forward." - Parent