FREE Gaming and Gambling Workshops

At YGAM we want to support you to have meaningful interactions with your children, covering the topics of gaming and gambling with the aim of preventing future harms.

We deliver workshops to both parents and foster carers.  Please click on the sections below for further information and to book a session.

Workshops for Parents

YGAM Parents offer a one-hour gaming and gambling awareness session for parents, covering the following:

  • Introduction to gaming, including microtransactions
  • Introduction to gambling and the impact of advertising
  • Recognising gaming and gambling harms
Jun
18
18th June 2021. Parents open session. 10:00-11:00
Online
Fri
10:00am -
11:00am
Jun
18
18th June 2021. Parents open session. 13:00-14:00
Online
Fri
01:00pm -
02:00pm
Jul
20
20th July 2021. Parents open session. 10:00-11:00
Online
Tue
10:00am -
11:00am

Workshops for foster carers

YGAM Parents offer a two-part City & Guilds Assured programme, providing information to carers around gaming and gambling and how to spot the signs of harm. Both sessions MUST be attended to gain a City & Guilds certificate and workbook.

The sessions cover the following:

  • Introduction to gaming, including microtransactions.
  • Introduction to gambling and the impact of advertising
  • Recognising gaming and gambling harms
  • Exploring the appeal of gambling and gaming to children in care
  • Understanding the role trauma plays in risky behaviours
  • Support with preparing a child-led safety plan.
Jul
19
19th July 2021. Looked After Children (LAC) part 1. 10:00-12:00
Mon
10:00am -
12:00pm
Aug
11
11th August 2021. Looked After Children (LAC) part 1. 10:00-12:00
Online
Wed
10:00am -
12:00pm
Aug
11
11th August 2021. Looked After Children (LAC) part 1. 13:00-15:00
Online
Wed
01:00pm -
03:00pm
Aug
19
19th August 2021. Looked After Children (LAC) part 1. 10:00-12:00
Online
Thu
10:00am -
12:00pm

Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust

71 – 75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ.

Registered Company no: 09189998.
Registered Charity no. 1162425.

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