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Taking Initiative Symposium: Forging the Future of Tabletop RPG Therapies

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Nulogy Corporation

480 University Avenue Suite 1200

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Toronto, ON M5G 1V2

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Leading the way in using tabletop roleplaying games (TRPG), such as D&D, as a social, educational and therapeutic modality.

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The Alliance of Heroes presents...The Taking Initiative Symposium: Forging the Future of Tabletop RPG Therapies—Research, Theory and Practice

Symposium Schedule:

12-12:50PM: Doors open, light lunch served

1-1:50PM: Intro and keynote speaker: Anderson Todd, BA, MEd, RP; Cognitive Scientist, Psychotherapist and Lead Research Investigator for the Alliance of Heroes

2-2:50PM: Panel discussion: Current Applications of TRPGs in therapeutic practice

3-3:50PM: Break, refreshments, and a Dungeon Master mingle

4-4:50PM: Panel discussion: Future Directions for TRPG research in therapeutic settings

5PM: Closing remarks

Wine & cheese reception to follow

6PM onwards: An evening of gaming for novice and experienced gamers alike to break the professional ice, with adventure. If you wish to join us for gaming please select this option at checkout. This is a great opportunity for those who have never played to try it out. A light dinner and refreshments will be provided.

Registration is free to all attendees.

* No onsite parking is available

The venue has been generously donated by Nulogy Corporation, and sponsored by the Azrieli Foundation

+++Who We Are+++

The Alliance of Heroes is an interdisciplinary collaboration of professionals (from cognitive science, occupational therapy, social work, etc.) who engage through unique professional lenses to improve the social, psychological and emotional well-being of a diverse population of clients and communities, including people with autism, anxiety, social phobias, trauma, and developmental disability. We are avid and experienced tabletop role-playing gamers who have incorporated these games into practice with our clients to engage with and enhance their social competencies. We collaborate with independently-operated tabletop role-playing games (TRPG) clubs across the Greater Toronto Area to create opportunities for participants to foster meaningful interpersonal experiences.

allianceofheroes.org, info@allianceofheroes.org, IG: @allianceofheroes

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