FREE Gaming and Gambling Awareness 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 to both parents and those supporting children in care.

Workshops for Professionals Supporting Children in Care

YGAM Parents offer a City & Guilds Assured programme, providing information to those supporting children in care* around gaming and gambling and how to spot the signs of harm. 

Learning outcomes:

  • You will have an increased understanding of gaming and gambling
  • You will understand why children in care might game/gamble and the additional vulnerabilities they face
  • You will recognise the signs of gaming and gambling harm and know where to get further support 
  • You will be able to identify measures to support the children in your care
 
*Suitable for foster carers and those working in children’s residential settings.

Gaming and Gambling Awareness & Information Sessions for Parents

YGAM Parents offer a 75 minute gaming and gambling awareness and information session for parents, grandparents and guardians.

The session covers:

  • Gambling: exploring the influences on children and young people
  • Gaming: discussing the benefits and concerns of gaming, including microtransactions
  • Understanding the blurred lines between gaming and gambling
  • Recognising the signs of harm and where to go for support
Feb
15
15/02/2023 Workshop for Professionals Supporting Children in Care
Online
Wed
10:00am -
01:00pm
Feb
27
27/02/2023 Gaming & Gambling Awareness & Information Session for Parents
Online
Mon
06:30pm -
07:45pm
Mar
7
07/03/2023 Workshop for Professionals Supporting Children in Care
Online
Tue
10:00am -
01:00pm
Mar
14
14/03/2023 Gaming & Gambling Awareness & Information Session for Parents
Online
Tue
07:00pm -
08:15pm
Apr
18
18/04/2023 Workshop for Professionals Supporting Children in Care
Online
Tue
10:00am -
01:00pm
Apr
26
26/04/2023 Gaming & Gambling Awareness & Information Session for Parents
Online
Wed
06:00pm -
07:15pm
May
3
03/05/2023 Workshop for Professionals Supporting Children in Care
Online
Wed
10:00am -
01:00pm
May
22
22/05/2023 Gaming & Gambling Awareness & Information Session for Parents
Online
Mon
06:30pm -
07:45pm