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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.

Tagged With "Awareness"

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Deadline for Problem Gambling Grant Opportunity is Tomorrow

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Tomorrow, March 29 is the last day to apply for our $15K grant to provide culturally & linguistically appropriate problem gambling awareness and/or counseling services for immigrants, refugees and ethnocultural populations in Ontario. Learn more at https://learn.problemgambling.ca/ethno-grant .
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Ethnocultural Grant Call for Proposals

Registered Member ·
Your not-for-profit organization may be eligible for up to $15,000 in the next fiscal year to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate problem gambling awareness and/or counseling services for immigrants, refugees, and ethnocultural communities. Please visit our website to learn more. Apply by March 12, 2021
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Betting Sense webinar

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Re: Stigma & Gambling - YMCA Webinar

Registered Member ·
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

Registered Member ·
Is there a certificate given if we attend this webinar? Jenn
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Media Impact - YMCA Webinar

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

Registered Member ·
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

Registered Member ·
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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Beyond Betting - YMCA Limited Podcast Series

Registered Member ·
🔈 Check this out! 🔈 In the first episode of The Beyond Betting Podcast hosted by the YMCA of Greater Toronto's Youth Gambling Awareness Program ( # YGAP ), the hosts tackle the topic of player packs in video games like Madden and FIFA, while sharing real-world advice for staying safe while playing these games! To listen 🎧, go to: https://youtu.be/rpisfMp9HGw
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Re: Beyond Betting - YMCA Limited Podcast Series

Registered Member ·
Congrats on the podcast! Excited to listen to your first episode!
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Media Impact - YMCA Webinar

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Call for Proposals (culturally appropriate problem gambling awareness or counselling)

Registered Member ·
Call for proposals The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is pleased to invite organizations to submit proposals to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate problem gambling awareness and/or counselling programs and services for immigrants, refugees and ethnocultural populations in Ontario. Purpose of funding The objective of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding for problem gambling awareness and/or counselling...
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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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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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