4063: Translating Research on Resilience and Gaming to Adolescent Mental Health Promotion
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4063: Translating Research on Resilience and Gaming to Adolescent Mental Health Promotion      
Research directing the addition of games to the Computerized Cognitive Skill Building program (cCOGS) and results of two pilot studies will be presented. This project provides the framework for a longitudinal, effectiveness study and cCOGS with Games holds the potential to provide a unique, cost-effective, adolescent friendly intervention to promote resilience and decrease suicidal thoughts.

 

Speaker: Kathleen Tusaie PhD, PMHCNS-BC      
Disclosures: The speaker has no conflicts of interest to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN       

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:  
1. Analyze the recent literature on resilience and gaming.    
2. Understand the relationships between resilience and suicidal, negative thoughts.     
3. Identify strategies to include gaming in current psychiatric-mental health nursing practice with adolescents.    

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 Contact Hour, upon completion of an evaluation. Certificate generated online.    
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.    

 

Originally Presented
Saturday, October 16th:  10:20-11:05am  
APNA 24th Annual Conference
Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, Kentucky    

 

The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2013

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.