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Available Workshops

The MNO's Gaming and Gambling Awareness Program offers several workshops on topics related to gaming, gambling and technology use. All workshops can be requested for facilitation, or you can request training to facilitate them. Workshops are available for youth, adults, and professionals at no cost. Additional workshops can be requested and tailored to individual needs. For more information or to schedule a workshop, please contact us at ggap@metisnation.org

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Healthy Screen Time for Kids

  • Screen time recommendations

  • Social media for kids

  • How to be a good cybercitizen

  • Cyberbullying

  • Digital Footprints

  • Safeguards

  • Cleaning up your footprint

  • Hacking Help

Unplugged

  • Screen time recommendations

  • What is problem use?

  • Social media

  • Sexting and Slang

  • Smartphones

  • Cyberbullying

  • Gaming

  • Gambling

  • Digital Parenting Tips

  • What is a good cyber citizen?

  • How to be a good cyber citizen

  • Screen time recommendations

  • Digital Footprints and Tracking

  • Apps and Malware

  • Safeguards

  • Cleaning up your footprint

  • Hacking help

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How to Play it Safe:
3 Part Series - Online Gaming

  • Why children game

  • Types of games

  • The social side of gaming

  • How games have adapted

  • Age restrictions

  • Convergence with gambling

  • Parent controls 

  • Screen time

  • Signs of harm

  • Online sharing of information

  • Conversation starters

  • Safety checklists

Gambling Awareness

  • What is gambling?

  • What is problem gambling?

  • Myths and Facts

  • Historical Métis gaming/gambling

  • Games of chance and strategy

  • Modern Métis gambling

  • Randomness and odds

  • Online gambling

  • Responsible gambling tips

  • Problem gambling signs

  • Stigma

MNO Gambling Jeopardy

  • MNO's version of the game Jeopardy with questions all about gambling. Categories include: Odds, Luck, Skill, Probability, and Risks.

Gaming & Internet Safety: Programs
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Safe Bets: Gambling & Young Adults

  • What is gambling?

  • What is problem use?

  • Gambling concepts

  • Gambling risks

  • Warning signs of problem use

  • Myths and Facts

  • Convergence with gaming

  • Safer play strategies and resources

Youth Gambling Awareness

  • What is gambling?

  • Different types of gambling

  • How does it apply to youth?

  • Gambling concepts

  • Myths and Facts

  • Risks of gambling

  • Signs of problem gambling

  • The links between gaming and gambling

  • Resources for support

Gambling 101

  • Historical Métis gambling

  • What is gambling?

  • Common types of gambling

  • Unconventional types of gambling

  • Links between gaming and gambling

  • Gambler's Fallacy

  • Odds, Skill, Probability, Randomness

  • Slot machines

  • Why people gamble

  • Problem gambling prevalence

  • Responsible gambling tips

  • Warning signs

  • When to seek support and resources

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  • Reasons for using social media

  • Students and social media use

  • Pros and cons of social media

  • Fear of missing out

  • Captivating design features

  • Instant gratification

  • Peer pressure

  • App  recommendations and resources

Making Cents

  • Budgeting basics

  • Gambling Literacy

  • Debt management

  • Easy ways to save

  • Needs vs. Wants

  • How to protect yourself from fraud 

Online Frauds and Scams

  • Recognizing scams

  • Most frequent types of scams

  • How to protect yourself

  • Digital footprints

  • Passwords

  • Common signs of hacking

  • What to do if you get hacked

  • Resources for support

30 Minute Mini-Workshops

Several of our workshops have been modified to be delivered in 30 minutes. The following workshops are available in this format:

  • Unplugged

  • Digital Footprint & Security

  • Digital Parenting

  • Good Cyber Citizenship

  • Healthy Screentime for Kids

  • Online Gaming

  • Smartphones & Healthy Tech use

  • Cyberbullying

For more information or to schedule one of these workshops, please contact us at ggap@metisnation.org​

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