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Ken C. Winters, Ph.D.
Ken Winters, Ph.D., is the director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His research interests include the assessment and treatment of adolescent drug abuse, and the prevalence and etiology of problem gambling.

Dr. Winters has published several assessment tools and numerous articles in the area of adolescent substance abuse and pathological gambling. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Gambling Studies, and is a consultant to many organizations, including the Hennepin County Community Prevention Coalition, the Hazelden Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, the World Health Organization, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization.)

His previous experience includes appointments as a psychology research scientist at Stony Brook and a staff psychologist at a community mental health center.

Books:

Self Evaluation Workbook for Alcohol And Drug Abuse
Screening For Alcohol And Drug Abuse (SADA)
Workbook, 24 pages

Brief Intervention Curriculum with DVD
The Clinical Innovators Series
87 min. DVD, Clinician's manual and CE test (8 CE hrs.)

Drugs and the Developing Brain
The Science Behind Young People's Substance Use
CD-ROM

Teen Intervene 2nd Edition Manual with CD-ROM
Using Brief Intervention with Substance-Abusing Adolescents
Manual, 112 pp. with CD-ROM and CE Test

Preventing Binge Drinking on College Campuses
A Guide to Best Practices
Softcover, 216 pp., with CD-ROM

Youth and Drugs of Abuse DVD CD-ROM
Prevention to Recovery
90 min., DVD/CD-ROM, cc.

On Demand Youth and Drugs of Abuse
Prevention to Recovery, A Hazelden On Demand
Video Subscription, 90 min.