Mental health professionals are seeing an overall increase in problematic and disordered gaming while lacking the training to confidently meet their client's needs.
Intenta Co-Founders, Jamison Wiggins & Cam Adair, discuss how they developed their new International Gaming Disorder Training and why it helps to close the clinical skill gap.
Length: 1 hour with Q&A session.
The Scale of the Gaming Problem
Convergence of Gaming & Gambling
Illuminating the Clinical Skill Gap
Clinical Training Learning Objectives
Intenta's Training Approach
International Gaming Disorder Certificate through IGCCB
Co-Founder & Lead Instructor
Clinical psychologist with 10 years of experience as a Emergent Technology Use Disorder Specialist. MA in East-West Psychology.
Co-Founder & Director of Research
Founder of GameQuitters.com, the world’s largest support community for video game addiction, serving members in 95 countries. Named one of Canada’s top 150 leaders in Mental Health, his work has been published in Psychiatry Research, and featured in two TEDx talks, Forbes, BBC, the New York Times, NPR, CNN, and ABC 20/20, amongst others. He’s an internationally recognized speaker, entrepreneur, and YouTuber with over 2M views. Born in Canada, he currently splits time between the U.S. and Asia.
President IGCCB | LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC, LADC
Clinical Manager for the State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Problem Gambling Services. Jeremy earned his Master in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University, and he has been practicing in the field of problem gambling for over a decade. He currently serves as President of the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board, and also serves as Vice President on the Association of Problem Gambling Services Administrators board. In his current role as a state administrator, Jeremy provides oversight for all statewide problem gambling services which includes problem gambling specific clinical services, disordered gambling integration programs, outreach and engagement, prevention, and recovery support services. Jeremy is an advocate and trainer, providing education and technical assistance for key stakeholders throughout the state and has begun expanding training and technical assistance to other states throughout the New England region, with a focus and passion on building capacity of the clinical workforce and supporting the growing needs of other service administrators in the problem gambling field.