Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103120
About the Course:
This course examines loot box games as it pertains to problematic gaming, gambling, and addiction, as well as the role that advertising plays. It includes: mobile gaming, gaming disorder, attitudes and behavior of players, loot-box gaming and gambling, advertising in mobile games, game involvement, spending habits, attitude towards the game, attitude towards advertising, time spent playing the gaming, and watching ads for currency.
This course is based on the reading-based online, A Whale of a Tale: Gaming Disorder and Spending created by Samuel M. Tham and Gregory P. Perreault, PhD (Journalism) in 2021.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the rising numbers of problem gamers.
Identify attitudes, behaviors, spending patterns of problem gamers and problem gamblers.
Summarize the role of the loot box and advertising in problematic gaming and problematic gambling in games.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
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