RSPH recognizes YGAM and Betknowmore’s mindful resilience’ program

RSPH recognizes YGAM and Betknowmore’s mindful resilience’ program

The Royal Society for Public Health has granted formal accreditation to the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust, Betknowmore UK, and Bournemouth University’s ‘Mindful Resilience’ program.

YGAM and Betknowmore advocacy

The program’s objective is to provide health professionals, such as general practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, social prescribers, and mental health workers, with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify, support, and refer vulnerable individuals experiencing or at risk of harm from online gaming and gambling. The RSPH has fully accredited the training, attesting its high standards, following a thorough assessment procedure.

Caroline Gallagher, YGAM’s director of compliance and quality assurance, commented, “The RSPH accreditation is significant because it confirms that our training material and delivery meet an exceptionally high standard, instilling confidence and credibility in our audience.”

Quotes from the Press Release

“Since the founding of YGAM, we have been tenacious in our pursuit of independent reviews and external accreditation for our work. We are proud of our high standards and self-reliance. This accolade underscores the critical nature and benefits of teamwork when developing effective resources.”

YGAM and Betknowmore collaborated with Bournemouth University professors to design and deliver the training program in 2021.

The content, which was developed with the assistance of psychologists and academics, health professionals, and those with lived experience, support signposting to the National Treatment Network and the NHS for patients in need of assistance.

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