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BHSCP - Gaming and Gambling Awareness and Harm Prevention

Course Code
Course Types
Training Event, Skype/Teams/Online Session, Safeguarding
YGAM Gaming and Gambling Awareness Training and Resources for Safeguarding Professionals.

YGAM are a national charity with the social purpose to inform, educate and safeguard children and young people against the potential harms of gaming and gambling. We do this by offering training to education and youth work professionals to equip them with the knowledge and resources needed to discuss and directly deliver sessions on both topics with the children and young people they work with.
Start Date
Wednesday 30 June 2021
End Date
Wednesday 30 June 2021
09:30 - 12:00
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

  • Upon completion of the training attendees will:

  • Understand why children/young people might game and gamble

  • Have increased knowledge of gaming and gambling, including loot boxes and Esports

  • Understand what is meant by gaming and gambling related harm

  • Be able to recognise the signs of gaming and gambling related harm and know where to go for help and support safeguarding young people

  • Have increased confidence in talking to young people about gaming and gambling

  • Have access to our YGAM Resource Hub, featuring over 450 free downloadable resources, including educational resources mapped to the PSHE Programme of Study from KS2-5, and youth work activities aimed at various size groups and age ranges

  • Gain a City & Guilds Assured Certificate and Digital Credential

Additional information
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Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Brighton & Hove City Council Staff / Care Homes / Care Homes Only / Care Managers / Carers / Children's Services / Children's Services (B&HCC) / CVS / Early Years Providers / FE Providers / Fire Service / For anyone where relevant to role / Foster Carers / Health / Home Care Providers / Housing Services / Learning Disability Services / Managers / Members / Mental Health Services / New Starters / Nursing Homes / Occupational Therapists / Orbis Service Only / People Managers / Police & Probation / Registered Managers / Schools / Senior Staff / Social Workers / South Downs National Park Authority / Trainers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Microsoft Teams, online learning session
Event Trainers
Trainer TBC A
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