Awareness and prevention
Information and resources
Presented by Professor Jeffrey Derevensky
Department of Education and Counselling Psychology, International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High Risk Behaviours
Professor Derevensky has over 25 years experience researching gambling and young people. In this presentation, he discusses how gambling has become normalised in society through the convergence of online games, social media and gambling.
He also explains the risk and protective factors for pathological gambling among young people and how these can inform diagnosis, prevention programs and support services.