This session will be an introduction to gaming and gambling harms that children and young people may be experiencing. It will cover topics such as advertising, mental health and wellbeing and the blurred lines between gaming and gambling.#
The training will be delivered by Ygam. Ygam are an award-winning charity working to prevent children and young people from experiencing gaming and gambling harms through awareness raising, education and research. Through a portfolio of evidence-based programmes, Ygam develop and deliver training and resources for a range of groups who have influence over children and young people.
- You will understand why children/young people might game/gamble
- You will understand what is meant by gaming and gambling related harm
- You will know where to go for help and support
All courses are FREE of charge to schools and organisations within the Manchester City Council boundary, however a £25 non-attendance fee will be applied if you are unable to attend and less than 24 hours notice is provided (alternative staff may attend in your place).
For schools/organisations outside of Manchester, the following fees will apply:
£50 for full day courses, £30 for half day courses.