Game-Bling: Where Gaming Meets Gambling

When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836

This webinar will explore how technology has changed the gambling market, the blurred lines between gambling and gaming, the increased risks and how to stay safe if one chooses to engage in gaming and gambling activities.

Content is designed for parents/guardians, teachers, counselors, college/university students and adults involved in young people’s lives.

Key objectives of this webinar:

  • Discuss impacts of excessive use of technology and affects of parents’ technology use on children (parent version)
  • Explore underage gambling opportunities: E-sports, Fantasy Sports, In-game ‘gambling’, Skins Betting, etc. and other impacts of technology in gaming and gambling
  • Question the blurred lines between gaming and gambling
  • Notice warning signs of problematic behaviors (video gaming, excessive technology use, social gaming and gambling)
  • Provide support resources and harm reduction strategies
  • Make informed decisions with regards to gambling and gaming

This webinar is hosted by the YMCA of Greater Toronto.

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Mon
Introduction to Grief Intervention Over the Life Course @ Online
Oct 15 all-day
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Oct
16
Tue
West Niagara: Shared Learning Local Hub Session @ Employment Help Centre
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Research and Innovation in Aging Forum: Aging, Technology and Privacy @ Online
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Financial Concerns and Role of the Power of Attorney @ Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Oct
17
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Music That Moves Us – From Rhythm to Social Behaviour @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Working With Patients Who Use Substances: Assessment, Brief Interventions and Strategies @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Dementia: Community Resources, Caregiving and Research @ Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836

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