What We Do

As a multidisciplinary team of scientists, educators, community leaders, and videogame designers/developers, play2PREVENT focuses on the following activities:

  • Comprehensive development and rigorous evaluation of videogame interventions focused on education, behavior change, health, well-being, and social intelligence
  • Consultation in the field of videogame development, design, and development services
  • Counseling on health risk reduction and prevention, health behavior change, and overall well-being for the purpose of developing videogames
  • Evaluation of videogames for others for the purpose of suitability of use in the field of risk reduction and prevention, health behavior change, and overall well-being
  • Provide videogames, videogame software, supplemental materials for the purpose of education and the opportunity to acquire and practice skills in order to avoid or reduce risk behavior or prevent other types of adverse health-related outcomes
  • Conduct classes, seminars, conferences, and workshops on the development of videogames focused on education, health, well-being, and social intelligence