Maladaptive Behaviour and Violent Video Games
May 14, 2019
Location: Edmonton, AB
Date: May 14th, 2019
Cost: One Day Training. $250 per person, Early bird special $200 (ends April 14th, 2019)
- Determine the most consistent and salient findings of the neuroscience research on violent video game exposure, the impact on brain functioning and interpersonal relationships.
- Demonstrate how violent video games can influence perception and social emotional processing of interpersonal relationships.
- Explore case examples of the impact of violent video games on children and youth including persons with Autism, FASD and histories of trauma.
- Given the neuro-psychosocial research on the impact of violent video games, determine the presence or absence of maladaptive behaviour and classify it by type and severity.
- Identify the aspects of a violent video game, including content, emotional response and frequency of exposure that lend to opportunities for intervention and collaborative support.
- Demonstrate collaborative, relationship-based approaches to engage children and youth in constructive ways to balance interests and reduce exposure to violent video games.
- Create a treatment or support plan that includes an aspect of a violent video game.
This training can be presented as a 1-2hr information session or a half day – full day workshop for organizations. Upon request, it can be adapted to broad audiences and specialized for Therapist / Psychologists and/or mental health professionals with advanced base knowledge.