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Gaming & Trauma Webinar:

March 18, 2022 at 12:00 EST

90 minutes with Q&A

Gamers may seek out the virtual world for security and emotional comfort. Although it is well known that trauma is a risk factor in substance-based addictions, we are also coming to understand its role in disordered gaming. Additionally, toxic experiences that occur within the context of video gaming can further contribute to a gamer’s decline in mental health.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the four stages of the gaming continuum
  • Identify at-risk gamers with validated screening tools
  • Recognize common harms and risks associated with online gaming
  • Implement practical trauma-informed strategies for working with gamers

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Gaming & Autism Webinar:

Duration: 1.5 - 3 hours

Join us to discover why people with autism are more at risk of gaming addiction and other complications. At the end of the webinar you will have practical intervention techniques, strategies and ideas that can be put to immediate use in a clinical, academic or home setting.

Learning outcomes

  • Gain insights into the particular variables that people with autism have that impacts the likelihood of them being drawn into gaming.
  • Discover ways to manage anger, aggression, and oppositional behavior before they occur.
  • Find healthy, co-operative, problem-solving methods for clients or students.
  • Look at other activities for people who have autism to help them recognize the need for balance in their life.
  • Examine the whole spectrum of autism behaviors that might be indicative of why they game more – sensory, social, intellectual stimulation, high-interest areas etc.

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