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Talent United Masterclass: Building workplace resilience around gambling and gaming

About the event

Building workplace resilience around gambling and gaming - a Talent United Masterclass for Barnsley College

A FREE virtual masterclass hosted online by Talent United

Join us online on Wednesday 21 October, 10.00am – 12.00 noon.

Presented by Amy Evans of the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), the masterclass will provide employers with an understanding of the harms related to gaming and gambling so they can support and safeguard their employees by identifying and appropriately responding to any related issues present within their workforce.

The aims of this interactive session:

  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of gaming and gambling-related harm.
  • Provide information on how to spot the signs of gaming and gambling-related harm and how to inform, educate and build resilience in response.
  • Introduce the support available to those who are experiencing gambling and gaming-related harm.

Attendees will receive a YGAM certificate of attendance, a digital copy of the charity’s ‘In The Know’ booklet and information about a short follow-up session which provides complete access to a full range of resources.

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YGAM is a national charity with a social purpose to inform, educate, safeguard and build digital resilience amongst young and vulnerable people. Helping them to make informed decisions and understand the consequences around gambling and gaming. This is achieved through evidence-led, evaluated and accredited education programmes and resources for anyone that works with or cares for young and vulnerable people, including teachers, youth workers, community volunteers and mental health specialists. YGAM resources are written by qualified teachers and youth workers and are matched to the PSHE Programme of Study and youth outcomes.

About Talent United

Talent United is Barnsley College’s employer engagement initiative, which aims to bridge the gap between education and employment. By building lasting relationships with businesses, we can provide students with meaningful employer engagements and create a culture of employment across the college. Together, we can enrich the future labour market by creating a generation of ‘work ready’ learners that are aware of the careers available to them and have the employability skills to progress into employment or further study. Find out more about Talent United.

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