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Researchers Develop Game-based Therapy Program for Children with Depression

Researchers Develop Game-based Therapy Program for Children with Depression

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Researchers from Seoul National University Hospital said Tuesday that they had developed a program that offers computer game-based cognitive behavioral therapy to children struggling with depression. This program consists of a series of training exercises including ones dedicated to overcoming depression, making friends, and promoting learning capacity, held twice [...]

Growing Number of Elementary School Students Addicted to YouTube

Growing Number of Elementary School Students Addicted to YouTube

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — As online classes are scheduled for this year’s academic calendar, parents are increasingly concerned over their children’s addiction to YouTube. What begins with a YouTube link shared by school teachers on an online education platforms ends with children not knowing when to stop watching videos, parents claim. Choi, a [...]

Parents of Children with Disabilities Quitting Work for Childcare

Parents of Children with Disabilities Quitting Work for Childcare

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of parents of children with developmental disabilities are being forced to quit their jobs to take care of their children due to the failing public daycare system following the coronavirus spread. The National Human Rights Commission of Korea conducted a survey of 1,174 parents of children with [...]

Gov’t Announces Initiative to Separate Abused Children from Abusers

Gov’t Announces Initiative to Separate Abused Children from Abusers

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Under a new government policy, if child abuse reports are made to the police or other child protective authorities more than two times the children in concern will be separated from their abusers immediately. South Korea’s law enforcement agencies and public servants in charge of the protection of children [...]