Safe gaming workshops and presentations

The Institute of Games works with parents, schools and professionals to make sure that gaming stays positive for your child’s wellbeing, health and academic performance.

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Our work with schools includes:

Student Workshops & Assembly Talks

Teaches students how to moderate their gaming and identify the risks associated with video games.

Parent Seminars

Parents learn about the impact of video games and develop a plan on how to deal with gaming in the home.

Professional Development

Ensures teachers can support students when their wellbeing and academic performance is affected by gaming.

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Why the Institute of Games?

Our white paper explores the landscape of how gaming intersects with children’s health and safety

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RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS

Over 200,000 people have downloaded our resources.

Parent’s Workbook

When gaming is affecting your family relationships, I highly recommend you to get our parent’s workbook to learn how gaming is impacting your child and how to find a better balance.

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Professional’s Pack

This pack is for teachers and wellbeing professionals. It contains the Parent’s Workbook + 10o handouts and factsheets to use in your practice

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Parent’s Guide to Gaming

Parent's Guide to GamingThe FREE Parent’s Guide to Gaming provides you 100 pages full of tips and tricks on how to deal with gaming in the family home.

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We have delivered 200+ presentations and workshops

State Government of Victoria – Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

Cities of Whitehorse, Stonnington, Geelong, Hobson’s Bay, Booroondara, Frankston, Bayside, Glen Eira, Monash, Maroondah

Headspace – Bentleigh Bayside Community Health – EACH – CatholicCare – ParentGuides – Allanah & Madeline Foundation

Frankston, Dandenong and Whitehorse Libraries

Trinity College, Kew High, Balwyn High, Glen Waverley High, Oakwood School, Peninsula School, Parkdale Secondary College, Emmanuel College, and more

We have been featured in

ABC – The Age – Herald Sun – 3CR – Commuity Radio Network

Testimonials

“Steven was a fantastic presenter who obviously knew his materials and audience.”

“I was in the audience at the parents talk recently and felt much more positive about my son’s (10 yo) interest in gaming after hearing you talk in such a balanced way about it. What struck me most was the importance of playing games together, being more positive about his interest and practising going ‘on and off’ to regulate dopamine which I’ve shared with him. So thank you once again. It has relieved quite a bit of worry and stress associated with the topic between us. “

“I just LOVE seeing some of the guys from the previous series of workshops, coming back and catching up on Fridays. Obviously the program really worked.”

Frankston Library