Connecting with Your Gaming Child | Parenting Series
21/08/2021 10:30 to 21/08/2021 12:00 (Singapore)
Connecting with Your Gaming Child
Date: Saturday, 21st August 2021
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (SGT)
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Video gaming is the new playground for this current young generation. While the popularity of video gaming is growing, parents are confronted with new challenges like prioritizing children’s activities and protecting them from the pitfalls.
Join us to find out more about some of the current popular games and make some sense out of what you see on your child’s screen.
Find out more about the different motivations behind your child’s gaming through COMEBACK’s gamer player types. On top of these, our speakers will be sharing their personal stories and experiences to give deeper application examples so that parents can better connect with your gaming child.
Xing Yong is an Associate Psychologist with COMEBACK. He has struggled with game dependency since Primary school and now aims to help others overcome their similar struggles in game dependency using his past experiences and background in Psychology. He has completed his Psychology Degree (Honours) and is currently pursuing further studies in Counselling Psychology to further hone his skillsets.
Ruth is an Esports Coach at SOS OIO and co-developed TeleTrip, an offline gaming community event. She conducts DOTA 2 foundational classes and workshops for Esports Academy under SCOGA and also teaches the module “Team Management” in Informatics Diploma for Esports and Game Design.
Ruth Lim coached a competitive DOTA 2 team TenTwenty in 2017 that won CPL Championship DOTA 2 Edition 2017, came in 1st in Dew Challenge 2017, and represented Singapore in Asia Pacific Predator League in 2018. Ruth also managed Team Impunity FIFA Online 3 who got 3rd in EA Champions Cup (EACC) Winter Cup 2016 representing Singapore. In 2017, she coached Team Impunity FIFA Online 3.
Ruth graduated from Temasek Polytechnic with a Diploma in Games & Entertainment Technology and SIT-University of Glasgow in Bachelors of Science with Honours in Computing Science. She also holds a CoachSG coaching certificate. Well recognized in the DOTA 2 community, Ruth attended numerous international gaming tournaments, got to know and learned from many of the top players worldwide. Ruth hopes to share her knowledge and experience with gamers in Singapore and beyond.
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