Jeffrey L Derevensky


Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Department of Psychiatry

 

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Duggan House, Rm 204 [Map]
3724 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1Y2
 
 
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Courses

EDPE 721 School Psychology: Elementary
EDPE 722 School Psychology: Secondary
EDPE 723 School Psychology: Community
EDPE 725 Internship 1-School Psychology
EDPE 726 Internship 2-School Psychology



BA C. W. Post
MA McGill University
PhD McGill University

 

Teaching and Research Areas

Child development, developmental psychopathology, addictions, gambling.

Current Research Interests

Dr. Derevensky’s research has focused on child and adolescent high-risk behaviors. He is actively involved in a variety of research, treatment, and prevention products. He has worked internationally and provided expert testimony before legislative bodies in several countries and his work has resulted in important social policy and governmental changes.

Current Research Grants

Availability of gaming: An examination of the literature concerning the social costs and impact.

Examination of effective gambling prevention programs for college students.

The impact of social media on adolescent and young adult gambling.

The relationship between videogame playing and gambling.

Problem gambling in adolescents: An examination of the Pathways Model.

Supervision

Resiliency, perceived risks and benefits associated with youth gambling problems, neurological correlates of problem gambling, Internet wagering.