A teacher’s guide to gaming addiction (On Demand)
Video gaming is a mainstream part of youth culture and while for many kids it's an enjoyable hobby, for a small number it can develop into a serious problem or even addiction that impacts on their physical and mental health.
In this webinar, James draws on personal and clinical experience as well as the latest research to help teachers understand how and why some young people develop problems with gaming, what to look for, and what to do about it.
What you'll learn
- The psychological drivers behind problematic and addictive gaming and why some kids are more susceptible than others
- Effective approaches for talking to young people about their gaming
- Practical strategies for helping young people develop healthier gaming habits
Teachers who are working with kids who use video games excessively, or in ways that interfere with other areas of their lives.
Originally broadcast on
11 February 2020