Webinar: Videogames and wellbeing

Created By: ReachOut.com Professionals

Can videogames be good for you? A recent report released by the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre indicates videogame use is linked to better wellbeing among young people. Join us for an educational webinar on Thursday 28 November to discuss the implications for work with young people.

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To discuss the findings and implications of the report ‘Videogames and Wellbeing: a Comprehensive Review’ ReachOut.com Professionals is hosting an educational webinar with the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre.


Topic: Can videogames be good for you?

Date: Thursday 28 November

Time: 4:00pm AEDT

Location: Broadcast online by ReachOut.com Professionals


The webinar will look at how these findings can be used by health professionals and support workers to engage young people and to encourage positive coping strategies or skill development.


Speakers

  • Lead author Dr Daniel Johnson, Queensland University of Technology
  • Rori Hancock, Young and Well CRC Youth Brains Trust
  • Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Child and Adolescent Psychologist


Key learning outcomes

  • Increased understanding of the creative, social and emotional benefits of playing videogames
  • Increased confidence discussing videogame use and boundaries with young people


Dr Daniel Johnson will provide an overview of the key findings of the report. Youth Brains Trust representative Rori Hancock and renowned child and adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg join the panel to drive an in depth discussion on the implication for professionals supporting young people.

The webinar will run for 45 minutes and will include time for questions to the panel.


Registrations have closed for this webinar.

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