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Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest

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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Re: What are your professional goals for 2019?

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I would love to learn more about seniors and gambling. Since a large portion of casino organized tours cater to the senior population, i'd like to learn more about susceptibility to gambling disorders in seniors.
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Re: What are your professional goals for 2019?

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I would like to know more about the status of loot-box games and how they might be regulated in the future. Additionally, I would love to come across research on cross-over patterns of addiction between substances, behaviours (eating disorders, fitness) and gambling. How at risk is the problem gambler to developing another addiction during gambling sobriety?
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What are your professional goals for 2019?

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Since 2018 is coming to a close in less than two weeks, let's discuss our 2019 professional goals. What gambling-, gaming- or technology use- related topics do you hope to learn more about in the new year? Personally, I would be interested in learning more about adolescent problem gambling. There is lack of research in this area, and high percentages of youth experiencing gambling problems, so I think this is an important area for more research and education. I would also be interested in...
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New gaming / gambling resource for parents & caregivers

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The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) just launched a new online resource - the Parent Hub - that provides parents/caregivers with information and guidance to help support young people to engage with and enjoy the world of video games while being safe online. Although designed for parents/caregivers, this is also a great resource for teachers, youth workers, mental health clinicians, and anyone who works with young people and their families. (Note: YGAM is a UK-based...
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Re: New gaming / gambling resource for parents & caregivers

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This looks like a great resource for family members - and at every range of the continuum of use. Both visually appealing and informative!
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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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