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타이틀아이콘 Project

  • Counseling Content: Maladjusted children due to the overuse of media, career path, personal relations, and family issues, and etc.,
  • Counseling Methods: Face-to-face, phone, and cyber counseling services/psychological tests/group counseling sessions
  • Operating Hours: 09:00~21:00 on weekdays/10:00~17:00 on Saturdays
  • ※ Areumnuri Counseling Call (Phone/cyber counseling services): 09:00 a.m. -02:00 a.m. on 365 days
Researches and Studies
  • Conducting researches on current status of Internet addiction
  • Conducting researches on policies related to media addiction
  • Developing educational contents to prevent media addiction
  • Operating a counseling study group regarding media addiction
Experts in Media Addiction Treatment
  • Training program for counselors specialized in Internet addiction (counselors/teachers/graduate students studied related majors more than three semesters)
  • Training program for teachers (teachers)
  • Additional course for special counselors in media addiction (for those who completed the Training program for counselors specialized in Internet addiction)
Treatment and Rehabilitation
  • Home Visit Counseling programs for Internet addicts Operating Cyber Treatment Center for media addiction treatment(www.iapc.or.kr)


Foundation and Operating of Local Centers
  • Operating Information and Culture Centers in Busan and Jeonju (Jeollabuk-do)-two centers
  • Operating five branches of Korea Internet Addiction Center in Daeju, Daejeon, Gwangju, Gangwon, and Jeju


Supports to Organizations Related to Internet Addiction Treatment
  • Selecting and managing supportive organizations through cooperating with 15 local governments


Internet Addiction Prevention Activities
  • Conducting the education on Internet addiction prevention (schools/related organizations/military bases)
  • Sending counselors to schools for group counseling Conducting a campaign of "Internet-free day"

타이틀아이콘 History

  • Conducted a survey on actual conditions of Internet and smartphone addiction (8th year)
  • Developed the diagnostic criteria for smartphone addiction
  • Advanced the diagnostic criteria for Internet addiction
  • Began a home visit counseling for Internet addiction in earnest
  • Operated Shimteo Camp to cure Internet addiction in 16 cities
  • Operated a Policy Committee for Solving Internet Addiction
  • Built new branches of Korea Internet Addiction Center (Yongin and Uijeongbu in Gyeonggi-do)
  • Reopened the Korea Internet Addiction Center (Seoul)
  • Conducted the prevention education on Internet addiction for soldiers
  • Conducted the prevention education on Internet addiction for kindergarten kids
  • Opened 'Happy Internet World' counseling program
  • Operated a treatment camp for internet addiction through riding a horse
  • Supported 'Internet Happy School' collaborated with the SKB
  • Conducted visiting counseling programs
  • Operated a hot-line for Internet addiction treatment(1599-0075)
  • Fostered counselors specialized in Internet addiction treatment
  • Developed and advanced group counseling programs
2010
  • Conducted the 7th annual research on Internet addiction
  • Operated Areumnuri Counseling Call (☎1599-0075)
  • Operated the Internet Culture Program
  • Conducted visiting counseling programs for Internet addiction treatment
  • Operated the Internet-Free Camp and expanded it to 16 cities and provinces
  • Established and enacted a comprehensive plan for preventing and solving Internet addiction issues at a government's level
  • Held a discussion forum on policies of Internet addiction treatment and solution
  • Formed and operated a policy consultation group for solving Internet addiction
2009
  • Conducted the 6th annual research on Internet addiction
  • Opened Areumnuri Counseling Call (☎1599-0075)
  • Operated Home Visit Counseling programs for Internet addiction treatment
  • Operated the Internet Culture Program
  • Formed a council for solving Internet addiction issues
2008
  • Conducted the 5th annual research on Internet addiction
  • Developed and popularized a life-cycle counseling program for Internet addiction
  • Built the archive on Internet addiction
  • Founded a counseling research group of Internet addiction
  • Operated a family camp for Internet addiction treatment
  • Opened local culture and information centers (Jeonbuk and Busan)
2007
  • Conducted the 4th annual research on Internet addiction
  • Conducted researched on advancement of Internet addiction scale
  • Conducted researches on the trend of Internet addiction and related regulations
  • Conducted on researches on analysis of characteristics of Internet addicts
  • Developed and researched prevention and education programs for pre-school children
  • Developed and researched prevention and education programs for children at lower grades in elementary school
  • Developed and researched programs for high school students to control the hours spending on the Internet
  • Developed and researched programs for family counseling for Internet addiction treatment
  • Researched students' overuse of mobile phones and their changes in attitude in everyday lifeBuilt 72 cooperative institutes nationwide for special counseling related to Internet addiction
2006
  • Conducted the 3rd annual research on Internet addiction
  • Developed and popularized Internet Game Addiction Scale for children and youth
  • Developed and popularized Internet Addiction Scale for military base
  • Opened a national hot line (☎1599-0075) for Internet addiction counseling
  • Built 45 cooperative institutes for special counseling related to Internet addiction
2005
  • Conducted the 2nd annual research on Internet addiction
  • Developed and popularized Internet Addiction Scale for adults (Self-rating and observer rating)
  • Built 40 cooperative institutes for special counseling related to Internet addiction
  • Opened branches of Korea Internet Addiction Center in Busan, Daegu (in Gyeongsangbuk-do), Gwangju (in Jeollanam-do), Daejeon (in Chungcheongnam-do), Wonju (in Gangwon-do), and Jeju
2004
  • Conducted the 1st annual research on Internet addiction
  • Built 16 cooperative institutes for special counseling related to Internet addiction
  • Opened a branch of Korea Internet Addiction Center in Jeonju
2003
  • Developed and popularized K-Scale, a diagnostic scale for Korean Internet addiction
  • Developed group counseling programs for controlling the hours spending on the Internet(For students/instructors)
2002
  • April 11, opened Korea's first Internet addiction prevention center
  • Operated a training course of counselors specialized in Internet addiction