COR 4.12.22: Gaming Disorder: An Overview of a Prevalent Predicament
This session will provide education on Gaming Disorder, a new diagnosis included in the ICD-11. Topics to be covered include knowledge on prevalence and severity of the disorder, diagnostic criteria of Gaming Disorder, brief case studies, proper assessment of Gaming Disorder, treatment options and approaches as well as cultural considerations.
Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses specializing in Primary Care and Pediatrics.
After participating in this session, the learner should be better able to:
- Identify which assessment tools to use in diagnosing Gaming Disorder.
- State diagnostic criteria of Gaming Disorder.
- Review various treatment options for patients meeting criteria for Gaming Disorder.
This is a live webinar hosted via the WebEx platform.
Kyle Faust, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Home Base & Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Kyle Faust is a clinical psychologist working at the Home Base Program, a treatment program at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also an instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Faust completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rhode Island. He completed his doctoral internship at the Iowa City VA, where he received training and completed rotations in PTSD, substance abuse, general mental health, and serious mental illness. Dr. Faust has worked in many different treatment settings, including VA’s, private practices, university counseling centers, hospitals, and addiction treatment centers.
Dr. Faust has been trained in numerous evidence-based treatment approaches, including Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD. He also has clinical and research training in the transtheoretical model (TTM) of behavior change, having had Dr. James Prochaska, who developed the model, as his major professor at URI. Dr. Faust has experience working with veterans and other clients struggling with a wide variety of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and addictive behaviors. Dr. Faust is also interested in both the positive and negative impacts of digital technology on mental health, as well as utilizing various methods to improve research and therapeutic treatment outcomes. He has edited and published chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Digital technology and Mental Health, has published numerous articles on the impacts of digital gaming, and previously worked as an extern at reSTART, the first treatment center in the United States specifically designed for treating gaming disorder.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This activity is approved for 1.25 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only.
- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.25 APAThe Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
- 1.25 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.