Do No Harm: Ethical Design for Emotionally Heavy Games

Category: design, selection
Date: November 22, 2021
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Kelli Dunlap, Psychologist & Adj Professor of Game Design, American University

Kelli Dunlap, PsyD is clinical psychologist and game designer. She works full-time as a therapist practicing in Maryland and teaches each Spring and Fall as adjunct professor of game design at American University’s Game Lab. She is the community manager for Take This, a games-focused mental health non-profit, and the chair of the International Game Developers Association’s Mental Health special interest group. Her research for the past 10 years has focused on the intersection of games and mental health with a focus on the use of games in therapeutic settings as well as the portrayal of mental illness in games.


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Kelli Dunlap, PsyD est psychologue clinicienne et game designer. Elle travaille à temps plein en tant que thérapeute exerçant dans le Maryland et enseigne chaque printemps et automne en tant que professeure adjointe de conception de jeux au American University’s Game Lab. Elle est responsable de la communauté pour Take This, un organisme à but non lucratif axé sur la santé mentale, et présidente du groupe d'intérêt spécial sur la santé mentale de l'International Game Developers Association. Ses recherches au cours des 10 dernières années se sont concentrées sur l'intersection des jeux et de la santé mentale en mettant l'accent sur l'utilisation des jeux dans des contextes thérapeutiques ainsi que sur la représentation de la maladie mentale dans les jeux.

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Do No Harm: Ethical Design for Emotionally Heavy Games
November 22, 2021

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