INTERNET GAMING ADDICTION: LIVE WEBINAR

Dr Le was recently invited to participate as a panelist for the Mental Health Professionals Network​ live webinar on Internet Gaming Addiction.

Perspectives on IGD from a GP, psychologist, psychiatrist and MH nurse suitable and directed at clinicians

Full 60 minute Youtube link and case study notes available FREE at MHPN.org.au here:

Through an exploration of online gaming addiction, the webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to:

  • recognise clinical effects and harms to mental health related to internet gaming addiction
  • increase skills and understanding of managing internet gaming addiction and improve awareness of evidence based interventions
  • identify strategies to engage specialist services when treating someone with internet gaming addiction.links:
    https://www.mhpn.org.au/WebinarRecording/88/Internet-gaming-addiction-and-the-effects-on-mental-health#.WjIEYzT-vct

 

Student Education and Well-being in the Digital Age – Scotch College Talk

This week Dr Le was delighted to give a talk to the teachers and staff at Scotch College titled “Student Education and Well-being in the Digital Age” at the Torrens Park Campus in Adelaide.

Dr Le’s key message was this:

“No matter how sophisticated or advanced technology gets, we cannot forget the human aspect of learning. We must continue to invest in teachers who care about student education and well-being.”

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“The Spell of Digital Immersion” TEDx Talk Adelaide: YouTube Video Link

Dr Le’s TEDx Talk is finally online! Please share our message with your colleagues, friends and family. Do you have a childhood bucket list? What activity have you immersed yourself in lately? Please comment in the Youtube link or discuss in our CGI Clinic Facebook page.

 

Pathological Internet and Video Game Users in South Australian Teens

This blog post is for the CGI Clinic talk at the Boylan Ward Adolescent Mental Health Unit Grand Rounds at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, January 2016. We will review the following journal article featured in the RANZJP, which can be found here:

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