Tri-Peaks webinar: Gaming Addiction Part II

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Tri-Peaks webinar: Gaming Addiction Part II

17 November 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Free

Dear Colleagues

We are pleased to invite you to the next Tri-Peaks webinar on Wednesday 17 November, with a panel of experts discussing video gaming addiction.

Dr Mark Griffiths, Professor in Psychology and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit at Nottingham Trent University, Dr Antonio Verdejo-Garcia, Professor at the School of Psychological Sciences and the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University, and Ms Mandy Buchholtz, Program Lead on Recoded: a pilot program aimed at preventing gaming addiction and related harms among young people in Albury, New South Wales run by Uniting Vic-Tas.

The panel will explore various aspects of video game addiction, including:
• The neuropsychology of gaming addiction
• Clinical diagnosis and treatments
• Service provision: preventing harms and engaging clients about their gaming

This is Part 2 of our two-part series on Technology and Addiction. Part 1 can be found on the Tri-Peaks past webinar page.

Tri-Peaks is a collaboration between the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, the Victorian Healthcare Association (VHA) and the Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) to support and promote good governance and integrated practices across our three different sectors. The Tri-Peaks Project is supported by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing and the Department of Health.

If you have any questions please contact James Petty on jpetty@vaada.org.au

Details

Date:
17 November 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fcD9xDw6ShmxTNN425YdQw

Venue

ZOOM

Organiser

Tri-Peaks
Email:
jpetty@vaada.org.au
Website:
https://www.vaada.org.au/project/tri-peaks-project/