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Digital Addictions, among 8 to 25 year-olds

 
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Digital Addictions, among 8 to 25 year-olds
by PAC Website Coordinator - Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 10:07 PM
 


What: 
Video gaming, social media misuse, and other related digital addictions among 8 to 25 year-olds (50 minute on-line WEBINAR)


Who: Benjamin Wong, Clinical Counsellor (Richmond Addiction Services Society), presented by The FORCE Society


Link:To watch presentation now, go to this link:https://mediasite.phsa.ca/Mediasite/Play/ac29aa17c9204982aae05d307902b6f91d


This presentation discusses the impact of our technophilic culture on child development, more precisely brain development.  Insight on how we can minimize the negative impact our technophilic culture can have on infants, children and adolescents.  


This presentation will also briefly touch on the assessment, treatment, and prevention of problem video gaming, social media misuse, and other related digital addictions among 8 to 25 year-olds.



Also presented in group setting:


Date:  Monday, May 11, 2015 

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm 

Location: Saanich neighbourhood Place


7pm Doors open and Webinar viewing starts followed by discussion and sharing




Lisa Tate is a Parent in Residence-Victoria 

The F.O.R.C.E Society For Kids' Mental Health