Video Gaming Disorder 101

Workshop Overview

Video Gaming Disorder 101: The Latest Behavioral Disorder

Video gaming disorder is the latest problem behavioral condition.  It has been added to the latest version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) and it is believed that it will be added the next version of the DSM (DSM 5.1). Worldwide revenue for McDonalds was $22 billion in 2017. U.S. only revenue from video games in 2018 is projected to be $30 billion. This seminar will discuss research, prevention and treatment to help social workers, addiction counselors, professional counselors and anyone else interested in this latest disorder.
 

Workshop Objectives:

By attending this conference you will be able to do the following:

  1. 1.Workshop participants will be able to describe at least five specifics regarding the history of video games in North America.

  2. 2.Workshop participants will be able to list three different social problems that have been caused by video games in Asia.

  3. 3.Workshop participants will be able to list three different government and/or healthcare solutions that Asian nations have developed in order to address the social problems of gaming.

  4. 4.Workshop participants will be able to differentiate between research driven treatment and non-research driven treatment for video game addiction in North America.

  5. 5.Workshop participants will be able to list three aspects of how video games affect the brain.

  6. 6.Workshop participants will be able to describe three similar aspects of video game addiction to substance misuse disorders using the DSM 5 and the ICD-11.

  7. 7.Workshop participants will engage in a half hour group exercise where their team will work on diagnosing three different cases involving video games.

  8. 8.Workshop participants will be able to list five micro or macro therapeutic interventions that can be used in the treatment of video game addiction.

 

Workshop Date

November 1, 2019
Workshop hours: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Workshop Location:

DoubleTree by Hilton, 700 Hope Road, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
 

Credentialing Information:

This course is approved for 6 NBCC Clock Hours (LPC, LAC, LCADC, CADC, LMFT) of continuing education (NBCC Provider #6532). NJ Social Workers: Video Gaming Disorder 101 – The Latest Behavioral Disorder, Course #2171, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Advanced Counselor Training, LLC as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 11/21/2018 – 11/21/2020. Social workers completing this course receive 6 clinical practice continuing education credits.

 

Registration Information:

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Cancellation/Reimbursement Policy:

Valid requests must be received in writing/email within seven (7) days of course date. Late requests for this 1 day workshop can only bring in a substitute attendee or receive credit for a future workshop date. All refunds are subject to a $15.00 processing fee. If paid by credit card, an additional $4.04 fee will be assessed to cover the cost of PayPal processing charges on credit cards. Refund requests require 2-3 weeks processing time and will be issued as a check as is our policy.

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Grievance Policy:

Valid grievance requests must be received in writing/email within ten days of workshop date, or can be provided in person directly after the workshop. Every attempt will be made to resolve a grievance with a complainant at the time of the grievance. Should this not be resolved, the complainant will be provided further grievance procedures to follow including contacting the Licensed Professional Counselor Committee at the Division of Consumer Affairs at (973) 504-6415, and/or contacting NBCC at (336) 547-0607, to report the nature of the unresolved grievance.

Any social worker not pleased with the complaint resolution provided by Advanced Counselor Training, LLC may appeal to the CE accrediting entity or their jurisdictional board. The State Board of Social Worker Examiners at the Division of Consumer Affairs can be reached at (973) 504-6495.

Disability Accommodations:

If you need any accommodations due to a disability, please contact Advanced Counselor Training, LLC upon registration to the workshop. We can be reached at 732-544-2189 or via email at info@clinicalsupervisor.net.

Course Completion Requirements:

All participants will have to show 100% attendance. The workshop starts at 9 a.m. Participants will have to sign in at the beginning of the workshop and sign out at the end of the workshop. All participants must complete the course evaluation and hand it in at the end of the workshop. Certificates of completion will be awarded to participants who meet all of these requirements at the end of the workshop day.
 
PARENTAL ADVISORY NOTICE: This Workshop Series Presenter runs a PG-13 Conference. If curse words tend to give you existential angst and/or you find them offensive… then DO NOT ATTEND!

DISCLAIMER: Management is not responsible for any virtual wounds that may occur by random curse words during this workshop presentation. Caution presenter has sharp edges. This can be a very boisterous presentation. Laughing and learning may cause professional confusion in a small percentage of users; if this has occurred previously, take immediate actions that may include not attending this conference. A good sense of humor is required in order to attend. You know your humor limitations; this presenter DOES NOT!
 

Workshop Components:

8:30 AM – Sign-in/Morning Coffee Station

9:00 AM – History and Market Analysis of Video Gaming (1 hour)

  1. 1. Opening remarks, introduction of speaker

  2. 2. News segments covering video game addiction in the U.S.

  3. 3. History of video games in the U.S.

  4. 4. Market Analysis

 
10:00 AM – Analysis of the Asian-Pacific Region (1 hour)

  1. 1. Locations: South Korea, Japan, China, Thailand

  2. 2. Topics: History, Prevalence, Treatment, Legislation, Deaths

 
11:00 AM – (15 Minute Morning Break)

11:15 AM – Analysis of the United States Region (1 hour)

  1. 1. Prevalence of video game addiction in the United States

  2. 2. Topics: History, Prevalence, Treatment, Legislation, Deaths

 
12:15 PM – Lunch (On Your Own – 1 hour)

1:15 PM – Psychological and Neurological Data on Video Gaming Addiction (1 hour)

  1. 1. Psychology of video game addiction

  2. 2. Neuroscience of video game addiction

 
2:15 PM – (15 Minute Afternoon Break)

2:30 PM – DSM 5 and ICD 11 diagnosis (1 hour)

  1. 1. ICD 11 Diagnostic Criteria

  2. 2. Current DSM 5 classification and diagnostic criteria

  3. 3. DSM 5.1 Implications and potential timeline

  4. 4. Interactive Group Exercise regarding Diagnosing (using ICD 11 criteria set)

 
3:30 PM – Future Implications and Community Recommendations – (1 hour)

  1. 1. Future implications of treatment for this new addiction.

  2. 2. Specific recommendations for parents, teachers, therapists and doctors

 
4:30 PM – Question/Answer Period, Attendee Sign-out, Certificate of Completion Dissemination
 

6 Hour Video Game Addiction 101:  The Latest Behavioral Disorder

$129 Early Registration per workshop day (by 10/18/19)
$150 Late Registration per workshop day (from 10/19/19 – 10/30/19)
 

Conference Presenters

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:  Frank Greenagel, MPAP, LCSW, LCADC, ICADC, CASAC, ACSW, CJC, CCS is a clinical social worker who specializes in addiction & recovery treatment. He is licensed in NJ, NY, and PA. Frank is an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Social Work. He is also an instructor at the Center of Alcohol Studies. He writes a blog at greenagel.com. He conducts trainings and delivers keynote speeches around the country. He completed a Masters in Public Affairs and Politics in 2015. Frank consults for a variety of treatment programs and universities. He serves on the Board of Directors for NASW-NJ and he also sits on the Rutgers School of Social Work Alumni Council. Frank is the   Public Policy Chair of the NJ Society of Addiction Medicine and the Vice-Chair of the Overdose Prevention Agency   Corporation (TOPAC). He has trained thousands of police in NY, NJ and PA on issues surrounding addiction and community policing. Frank drives up to Albany, NY, a few times a month in order to serve as a Consulting Therapist for the NY State Troopers EAP. He is also the supervising therapist at the NJ Recovery High School/Roselle.

 

Andrew Walsch LSW, LCADC Intern is a Project Manager and Director of Clinical Trials for Carrier Clinic. Carrier Clinic is one of the largest private non-profit psychiatric facilities in New Jersey. Andrew holds both a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University. He is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and LCADC Intern. Prior to working in the behavioral health field, Andrew worked in the Gulf of Mexico oilfield as an internal business consultant focused on innovation and improving the efficiency of people, processes, and procedures. In addition to project management work and running clinical trials Andrew has explored and written extensively on topics ranging from video game addiction to best practices in the substance use field.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Is this course approved for LCSWs, LSWs, LPCs, LACs, LCADCs, CADCs and/or LFMTs?

This course is approved for 6 NBCC and ASWB Clock Hours (LPC, LAC, LCSW, LSW, LCADC, CADC, LMFT and LAMFT) of continuing education (NBCC Provider #6532). NJ Social Workers: Video Gaming Disorder 101 – The Latest Behavioral Disorder, Course #2171, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Advanced Counselor Training, LLC as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 11/21/2018 – 11/21/2020. Social workers completing this course receive 6 clinical practice continuing education credits.

2) Will this workshop only be held in Tinton Falls?

Currently yes. We are holding this in central NJ to allow as many people as possible to have access to this workshop.