Gambling Disorder Research

Invited Presentations

Below is a list of invited workshops and presentations focusing on pathological gambling. We have been invited by national, state and regional organizations to train clinicians, researchers, policy makers and others about gambling disorders. For more information on our presentations, please contact us at info@gamblingdisorder.org .

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (Multiple Dates). UCLA Gambling Studies Program/California Problem Gambling Treatment Services Program provider training workshop. Los Angeles (2009); San Francisco (Nov 2009); Riverside (May 2010); San Francisco (June 2010); San Jose (Feb 2011); San Diego (April 2011); Sacramento (May 2011); San Francisco (September 2011); Orange County (October 2011). 

Milosevic, A., & Ledgerwood, D.M. (November, 2011). Posttraumatic stress disorder in pathological gamblers: Associations with psychiatric, personality, trauma, and gambling-related variables. Paper submitted to the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 27th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Ledgerwood, D.M., & Arfken, C.L. (October 2011). Predictors of treatment initiation among problem gamblers calling a state help-line. Poster presented at the annual National Center for Responsible Gaming conference, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (May 2011). Problem gambling, impulsivity and executive function. How are the brains of gamblers different? Invited workshop for the Missouri Department of Mental Health’s Spring Training Institute 2011.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (May 2011). Predictors of treatment participation and outcome among problem gamblers: Where should we focus treatment efforts? Invited workshop for the Missouri Department of Mental Health’s Spring Training Institute 2011.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (March 2011). Problem gamblers who don’t seek treatment: Implications for primary healthcare. Invited workshop for the 3rd annual Michigan Problem Gambling Symposium.

Knezevic, B., & Ledgerwood, D.M. (November, 2010). Pathological gamblers from treatment and the community: Are they the same? Poster accepted for the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) conference, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (May, 2010). Cognitive Behavior and Motivational Treatment Approaches: Applications for Treating Pathological Gamblers, Substance Abuse Clients and Clients with Co-Occurring Disorders. Three-day Webinar Training for the State of Iowa Problem Gambling Treatment Program.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (May, 2010). Applications of contingency management to adolescent behavior change. Invited Presentation for the Pediatrics Department, Wayne State School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (March 2010). Clinical characteristics and treatment barriers that predict treatment attendance among callers to the State of Michigan Problem Gambling Helplline. Invited workshop for the Second Michigan Symposium on Problem Gambling, Dearborn, MI.

 

Hodgins, D.C., & Ledgerwood, D.M. (August 2009). Treating pathological gambling with motivational interviewing and CBT: A webinar for addiction professionals. Webinar training for the National Council on Responsible Gaming.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (June 2009). Brief interventions for problem and pathological gamblers: A randomized clinical trial. Paper accepted for presentation at the 23rd National Conference on Problem Gambling, Prevention, Treatment, Responsible Gaming, Research and Recovery, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (May 2009). PTSD and Pathological Gambling. Invited Panel Presentation for the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling Focus on the Future Conference, Vancouver, WA.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (April 2009). Combined CBT and motivational approaches to treat co-occurring addiction and psychiatric disorders. Invited Workshop to be delivered for the Windsor Regional Hospital Division on Mental Health, Addictions & Geriatric Support, Windsor, ON.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (March 2009). Understanding problem gambling as an addiction. Invited Keynote for the First Michigan Symposium on Problem Gambling, Dearborn, MI.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (March 2009). Problem gambling and the brain. Invited workshop for the First Michigan Symposium on Problem Gambling, Dearborn, MI.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (September 2008). What should we treat? Dual-diagnosis in pathological gambling. Invited Keynote Address for the MidCentral Alliance Fall Conference on Pathological Gambling, Ft. Mitchell, KY.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (September 2008). Understanding the role of impulsivity and executive function in pathological gamblers. Invited Workshop for the MidCentral Alliance Fall Conference on Pathological Gambling, Ft. Mitchell, KY.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (April 2008). Gambling and Suicide. Invited Presentation for the Indiana University Behavioral Health and Family Studies Institute conference on Suicide Risk, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (October 2007). Contingency Management for Smoking Cessation. Grand Rounds Presentation, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M., & Petry, N.M. (March 2006). Brief interventions for problem gambling college students. Invited presentation for the Yale University Psychotherapy Development Center, Yale University Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (February 2006). Contingency management for substance use disorders: Some considerations for application to the community. Invited presentation for the Substance Abuse Research Division, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.

 

Ledgerwood, D.M. (November 2005). Pathological gambling: Treatment and future research directions. Colloquium presentation for the Department of Psychology, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.

 

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