Ensuring video games are safe for children.

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We study the impact of video games.

For the past decade we’ve been collecting and studying research and worked with families who experience gaming issues.

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We create tools and resources for parents and professionals.

Making it easier for parents to manage gaming in the home and for professionals to support young people and their families with gaming issues.

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We provide training, workshops and support.

We share what we’ve learned, slowly closing the generation gap on video games.

OUR RESOURCES

THE PARENT’S PACK

Our parent’s Pack includes all you need to be able to effectively deal with gaming and the issue they may bring in your home. If you purchase this pack you get:

+   14 factsheets/worksheets/tools to help you manage your kids and their video games.

+   14 information factsheets about video games so you understand the impact they have on your kids

Aside from all this information and practical tools you also get:

+   THE PARENT’S WORKBOOK FOR DEALING WITH GAMING ISSUES AT HOME.

This is our number one resource for when gaming leads to arguments or conflicts in the home. It’s a step by step manual to achieve a better balance between gaming and real life responsibilities. It also focuses on your relationship with your child and will give you many tips on how to improve the connection with your child.

To purchase the Parent’s Pack please click on the link below

 

PROFESSIONAL’S PACK

Our professionals pack will not only explain the impact of video games, it also provides guidance to parents and gives you a series of tools and resources to support your clients. If you purchase this pack you get:

+   14 factsheets/worksheets/tools to handout to families to help them with gaming issues.

+   14 information factsheets about video games so you and your families understand the impact gaming has.

Aside from all this information and practical tools you also get:

+   THE PARENT’S WORKBOOK FOR DEALING WITH GAMING ISSUES AT HOME.

+   3 assessment tools, working with parents tools, 9 tools to help change gaming behaviours

+   A license to use all resources and tools in this pack with all your clients and their families

We also deliver presentations, workshops and professional development for professionals. For more information please visit www.instituteofgames.com

To purchase the professional’s pack please click the link below

WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS

We work with parents, students and professionals to learn  more about gaming and how to stay safe and healthy whilst playing video games. 

 

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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PARENT’S GUIDE TO GAMING

The Parents Guide to Gaming is a FREE download, full of useful  information about how to manage gaming in the home.

It includes:

  • My top tips on how to control video games
  • How to identify when gaming gets out of hand
  • How to identify games that are good for your child
  • A balanced view of the positives AND the negatives

If you’re a parent and your kids play video games, this guide is essential and will help you to:

  • Avoid compulsive gaming or gaming addiction
  • Avoid games with inappropriate content like extreme violence and sexism
  • Avoid your child being bullied or harassed within games

The Parents Guide to Gaming was written for Manningham YMCA and is FREE thanks to a grant from Manningham City Council.