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Parent’s Guide to Excessive Gaming Intervention

Your one-stop resource to early intervention for addictive gaming behaviour and gaming addiction in children.

Starting on 13 October 2020
USD 49

About the course: 

Are you worried that your child may be spending too much time on gaming? The sheer enjoyment of games is not a problem - but it is a problem if gaming becomes the central part of his or her daily life, causing other areas of your child’s life such as studies, social interactions and sleep to become severely neglected. If gaming addictions are left unchecked, severe cases may even lead to aggressive behaviour in children. 

But how much is too much? 

In this course you will learn:  

  • What is gaming addiction? 
  • What are the signs of addictive gaming behaviour? 
  • More offer than not, excessive gaming behaviour is indicative of other underlying factors such as school stress. What are some of the common triggers of excessive gaming? 
  • Who can you seek help and advice from on your child’s addictive gaming behaviour? 
  • How do you communicate more effectively with your child and help your child strike a better balance between their daily life and their gaming habits? 


Key learning outcomes:

  • Understand addictive gaming behaviour and gain awareness on whether gaming has become a problem for your child. 
  • Communicate effectively with your child on the potential gaming problem. 
  • Take some first steps towards helping your child manage his or her excessive gaming behaviour. 
  • Know where to seek help and support for addictive gaming behaviour. 

Course content

  • Over 3.5 hours of video recordings 
  • Prepared simulation and exercises 
  • Case studies and best practices that prepare you for situations you may face 
  • Materials for reference and self study 
  • Certificate upon completion of a post-course evaluation 

Course Syllabus

Module  1

Understanding your child’s love of gaming: How much is too much?

You will learn:

  • What is a gaming addiction? 
  • Signs of addictive gaming behaviour. 
  • Why and how do people become addicted to gaming, and what is the impact of excessive gaming? 

Teaching Materials For Module 1:

  • Checklist of signs indicating potential addictive gaming behaviour 

Module  2

Early intervention into your child’s addictive gaming behaviour

You will learn:

  • To identify if gaming has become a problem for your child. 
  • Get a sense of the severity level of your child’s excessive gaming behaviour. 
  • To understand the likely triggers associated with your child’s excessive gaming. 
  • To minimise temptations to excessive gaming.  

Teaching Materials For Module 2:

  • A framework to observing your child’s gaming behaviour. 
  • A guide to help your child manage his or her excessive gaming behaviour. 
Module  3

Techniques and resources for gaming addiction intervention

You will learn:

  • To communicate effectively with your child on the potential problem. 
  • First steps you can take to help your child manage his or her excessive gaming behaviour. 
  • Where to seek help and support for addictive gaming behaviour  in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. 

Teaching Materials For Module 3:

  • Tips to communicating with your child on his or her excessive gaming. 
  • List of where you could seek help and support from. 
Module  4

Self-help activities to bring a child out of the gaming world

You will learn:

  • To guide your child in activities and hobbies that will bring them out of the world of gaming and back into reality.
  • To coach your child in finding outside pursuits that would bring him or her joy and discover an alternative way of living.
  • Integrate creative play into your early intervention strategy and help you child build social, emotional and cognitive skills.

Teaching Materials For Module 4:

  • Learn to conduct self-care activities and hobbies that you can enjoy together with your child.
  • Learn simple coaching techniques to gain insights into your child's gaming habits and any alternative pursuits they may be interested in.
  • Learn what is creative play and how it can help your child build social, emotional and cognitive skills.

How does this online course work?

Real-life best practices
We show real case studies, techniques and methods used by experienced specialists
Optimisation of learning
This course is based on the Know-See-Do principle. The completion of each individual module enables the quick implementation of specific activities in practice.
Practical Application
Apply what you learn to real-life situations straight away with guidance from our detailed teaching materials and video recordings.
Learn on-the-go
Materials are available 24/7 on our dedicated platform. Access your course any time, anywhere.
Certificate of completion
The certificate issued confirms the knowledge acquired by the participant and is available in a digital format for print or download.
Top expert
  • World-class knowledge
  • Quality study materials
  • Practical exercises
  • Frequently Asked Questions


    Does participation in the course give you any vocational rights?

    No, we do not grant vocational rights. The course is of a training nature. It aims to broaden and deepen the knowledge of participants from given thematic areas, using the knowledge of the best experts. 

    Are there any dates for in-person meetings?

    No, there are no in-person meetings at an indicated place for this course. The whole course is based on online learning through an interactive educational platform. By joining the course, you gain access to all materials, video lectures, and online presentations. 

    Will I receive a certificate after completing the course?

    Yes, at the end of the course, each participant will receive a certificate confirming the participation and completion of the course.