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The Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest brings together addiction and mental health service providers, researchers and subject matter experts in the fields of gambling, technology/Internet use and video gaming to collaborate and share knowledge on emerging trends and clinical best practices.

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Webinar Recording (+ answers to your questions) - Teens and Smartphones

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Thank you to all of you who came to this weeks' webinar: Teens and Smartphones: Exploring young peoples’ views of smartphone etiquette, ‘addiction’ and healthy tech use habits. You can watch a recording and download the slides here by toggling to the 'Archive' tab on this page (the recording begins around the five-minute mark). I answered several of your questions during the session but wasn't able to answer all questions so have tried to do so below. Thanks again to everyone who came, it...
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Betting Sense webinar

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Re: Stigma & Gambling - YMCA Webinar

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Hi Jenn, Great question! While we don't automatically provide attendees with a certificate, we do offer certificates for all attendees. All attendees receive an email a couple hours after the webinar with instructions for how to request a certificate.
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Stigma & Gambling - YMCA Webinar

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Re: Stigma & Gambling - YMCA Webinar

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Is there a certificate given if we attend this webinar? Jenn
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Webinar archive and replay: Problem technology use in adults

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If you missed the engaging webinar on June 17, 2021 called 'Problem technology use in adults' presented by Dr. Mark van der Maas of Rutgers University, please check it out in GGTU's archive! This webinar focuses on a recent study of problem electronic device use among Ontario adults and encourages reflection on how much time we spend on our devices. To view this webinar and accompanying slides, please visit GGTU's Trainings and Webinars archive page and select the Archive tab.
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Media Impact - YMCA Webinar

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Re: COVID-19's Impact on Youth Gambling and Gaming - YMCA Webinar

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Thanks for sharing @Registered Member! Certainly a topic of great interest to our CoI members!
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Re: COVID-19's Impact on Youth Gambling and Gaming - YMCA Webinar

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Looking forward to catching up on the recording of this one, @Registered Member!
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YMCA - Game-Bling Webinar

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Media Impact - YMCA Webinar

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Webinar Replay! ‘Swipe Sesh’: Exploring the Impacts of Dating Apps on Mental Health among Adults

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On February 10, 2022, GGTU kicked off part 1 of a new webinar series called The Impacts of Digital Technologies on Mental Health and Addictions . This series will feature 3 standalone yet interconnected webinars, each taking on a different topic in relation to technology use and mental health and/or addiction-related impacts. Part 1 featured Dr. Treena Orchard (Western University) presenting engaging new content called, ‘Swipe Sesh’: Exploring the Impacts of Dating Apps on Mental Health...
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FREE Virtual Webinar: When Gaming Meets Gambling

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Are video games like Candy Crush gambling? How do video games promote gambling among youth? What is a Freemium Model game? All these questions and more will be discussed in this free webinar being conducted by the YMCA of Greater Toronto's Youth Gambling Awareness Program. Game-Bling is an interactive webinar designed for service providers and parents of youth, during which we will explore the dangers of the blurred lines between gaming and gambling and provide tools to understand and...
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Re: FREE Virtual Webinar: When Gaming Meets Gambling

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I have participated in this webinar in the past and found it to be very educational and supported my work at PlaySmart Centre. It offers a look at how gaming and gambling are potentially connected. Highly recommend signing up if you're able to.
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Re: Join us for this Webinar - We are SPRinG’g into action to help the gambling community. Launch of the SPRinG App - A digital health solution to support self-management of problem gambling.

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With the main discussion being on mental health and apps, please register for this webinar to know more about how to self-manage gambling issues and concerns. Join us for the launch of the SPRinG App, see how technology can actually help ease these concerns.
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Re: Reflections on a Webinar Series: The Impacts of Digital Technologies on Mental Health and Addictions

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Such a thoughtfully planned and executed series, @Registered Member. I thought they all addressed very interesting areas of our work and I particularly liked Part 3 and getting to hear about all the innovative work Foundry are doing out in BC to ensure youth can contribute to and use such an effective platform to connect with services.
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Reflections on a Webinar Series: The Impacts of Digital Technologies on Mental Health and Addictions

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In late 2021, I curated a three-part thematic series of webinars for the Gambling, Gaming and Technology Use (GGTU) program to host in 2022. This series was titled, The Impacts of Digital Technologies on Mental Health and Addictions . Each webinar invited different experts to present on a topic that demonstrates key intersections between technology use and well-being. The series was comprised of: Part 1: ‘Swipe sesh’: Exploring the impacts of dating apps on mental health among adults ,...
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Re: Reflections on a Webinar Series: The Impacts of Digital Technologies on Mental Health and Addictions

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Thank you, Marie-Claire! Especially for your expert technical and planning support throughout. I agree about the presentation that showcased Foundry's innovative approach. New app development benefits greatly from the meaningful inclusion of those who will use such tools in their design and promotion.
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FREE VIRTUAL YMCA MEDIA IMPACT AND YOUTH GAMBLING WEBINAR

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The Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) with the YMCA of Greater Toronto is hosting a FREE and VIRTUAL Media Impact webinar. Below is a brief description of the webinar: How many youth were exposed to a gambling ad during lockdown? Can Twitch be used to gamble? Are influencers being used to market gambling products? The YMCA of Greater Toronto's Youth Gambling Awareness Program's (YGAP) Media Impact presentation will tackle these questions and more, in a free hour-long session. The...
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FREE Virtual YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program Webinar

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Hi there, I hope you are having a pleasant day! I wanted to let you know about our upcoming Gambling & Comorbidity webinar hosted by the Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. The webinar is FREE to attend and is being offered on: Friday, September 30 th at 1:00pm EST - 2:00pm EST. If you are interested in attending, you can register for the webinar through this link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_On_-qbD7SAyYHvIduUo4Wg Please feel free to share...
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Upcoming youth gambling and gaming workshop (GGTU and MNO - Nov 23, 2022)

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On behalf of GGTU, I will be hosting a webinar on youth gambling and gaming with the Metis Nation of Ontario. This is a free event that anyone can attend and a recording will be available on MNO's website after the event. Looking forward to seeing some of you there! Link to register: https://www.metisnation.org/news/teens-and-tech-workshops/
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