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How Gaming and Social Media are Designed to Keep Your Teenagers Hooked

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Grace Episcopal Cathedral

701 Southwest 8th Avenue

Topeka, KS 66603

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Video Game Addiction Masterclass for Mental Health Professionals

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Video game addiction is real and a tsunami of it is coming that mental health professionals are not prepared for. In this masterclass, Cam Adair shares his personal journey of overcoming his addiction to the gaming world and offers key insights into how gaming and social media are designed to keep people hooked. He also takes an evidence-based approach to help you identify those at-risk, how to communicate effectively with patients, and what the practical strategies are to help them succeed in recovery. Named one of Canada's Top 150 Leaders in Mental Health, this is a presentation you cannot afford to miss.

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- How video games are designed to keep people hooked

- The four emotional needs gaming fulfills

- How to assess at-risk gamers (including a screening tool)

- How to communicate effectively and build rapport around gaming

- How the brain is impacted by gaming and social media

- The four key steps and other practical tips to recovery

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