It’s estimated that 3%-4% of the 214.4 million US gamers have a Gaming Disorder
Foundations in Gaming Disorder Core Training
Whether you are a parent, educator, prevention specialist, or counselor, Foundations in Gaming Disorder – Core training is designed for you. The training will help dispel myths about gaming, provide practical skills and parenting techniques to help set limits, and support for spouses, partners, or other loved ones; understand rating systems, the overlap of gambling elements, and ultimately to have a healthier relationship with games.
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Registration is processed by Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling at evergreencpg.org/fgd-registration.
Whether you are a parent, educator, prevention specialist, or counselor
PARENTS & EDUCATORS
Better understand why games are appealing, and how to help the young people in their life to be able to set and stick to healthy limits with age-appropriate games.
Part 1 Only: $125
Recognize the Strategic Prevention Framework reviewed explained in this training, and learn how to apply it to problem gaming prevention programs and services.
Parts 1 and 2: $195
THERAPISTS & COUNSELORS
Learn how various treatment modalities may be applied to gaming, and how the treatment of gaming disorder may vary from traditional mental health and addiction treatment approaches.
Parts 1, 2, and 3: $399
Choose which option is best for you!
It’s a greatly underdiagnosed and undertreated condition.
It’s important for behavioral health counselors to screen for it because it can cause other problems.
— Clifford Sussman, MD
Address at-risk gaming and Gaming Disorder, from prevention through treatment and recovery
Are you a counselor or prevention specialist interested in professional development and continuing education opportunities in the fields of Mental/Behavioral Health and Addiction?
This opportunity is coming on behalf of two nationally respected public health non-profit organizations – the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling and the Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health.
This Foundations in Gaming Disorder – Core training is now a 30 CE-hour course, offered 100% online and self-directed. It is designed to provide the critical knowledge needed to address at-risk gaming and gaming disorder, from prevention through treatment and recovery. Prevention specialists will be better equipped to understand risk and protective factors and implement science-based prevention strategies. Clinicians will be better equipped to screen, identify, and treat gaming disorder. All will understand the impacts on unique populations and critical connections of gaming disorder with other behavioral health and addictions issues.
Foundations in Gaming Disorder training meets the educational requirements for the Gaming Health Specialist Certificate through the Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health and the International Gaming Disorder Certificate through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. See certification details for additional requirements and eligibility criteria.
Foundations in Gaming Disorder – Core has been accredited by:
Presented by Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling and Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health, with training partner reSTART.
Foundations in Gaming Disorder training meets the educational requirements for the Gaming Health Specialist Certificate and International Gaming Disorder Certificate (IGDC).
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