University at Buffalo

Kathleen M. Conroy

Kathleen M. Conroy

Clinical Assistant Professor

COUNSELING, SCHOOL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY


Specialty/Research Focus

Addictions; Meditation, Mental Health and Wellness; Mental Health; Professional / Staff Development

Contact Information
410 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-1115
kconroy@buffalo.edu


Education and Training:
  • Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York at Buffalo, Counselor Education (2006)
  • Master of Science, State University of New York at Buffalo, Rehabilitation Counseling; School Counseling (Dual majors) (1999)
  • Bachelor of Science, State University of New York at Buffalo, Psychology; Health and Human Services - Community Mental Health (Dual majors) (1996)
Awards and Honors:
  • Deborah Arundale “Award for Leadership”; Awarded at bi-annual convention in Albany, New York; New York Mental Health Counselors Association; 2016-04-16;
  • Recognized as an "Exemplary Online Instructor"; Awarded at at the Open SUNY COTE Summit in New York City, SUNY Global Center; SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence (COTE) Community of Practice; 2016-02-25;
  • Awarded distinction as “Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassador”; Awarded at the Open SUNY Summit in New York City, SUNY Global Center; SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence (COTE) Community of Practice; 2016-02-25;
  • Elected to the SUNY at Buffalo Faculty Senate; Elected for a two year term.; Graduate School of Education; 2015-05-19;
Grants:
Grant:
  • Planning a new Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)-approved online certificate program at the University at Buffalo to address the demand for credentialed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors; State; State Education Department - High Needs Grant; Awarded; (09/01/2015-09/30/2016)
Presentations:
Invited Lectures:
  • Conroy, K.M., Costello, J.D. (2017, July). Resources, Tools, and Referral Information. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in multiple cities across New York State (Buffalo, New York).;
  • Conroy, K.M., Costello, J.D. (2017, June). Resources, Tools, and Referral Information. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in multiple cities across New York State (Albany).;
  • Conroy, K.M., Costello, J.D. (2018, May). Resources, Tools, and Referral Information. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in multiple cities across New York State (Poughkeepsie, New York);
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2017, August). Crisis Management with Problem Gamblers. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in multiple cities across New York State (Long Island, New York).;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2017, July). Crisis Management with Problem Gamblers. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2017, June). Crisis Management with Problem Gamblers. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training, Albany, New York.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2017, November). Crisis Management with Problem Gamblers. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in multiple cities across New York State (Brooklyn, New York).;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2018, February). Disordered Gambling and Impulse Control: Effective Strategies for Assessing and Treating Veterans and their Family Members. Training for staff and doctoral interns at the Veterans Administration, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2018, May). Crisis Management with Problem Gamblers. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in multiple cities across New York State (Poughkeepsie, New York).;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2016, July). GamAnon: information and support. Facilitated workshop and break out discussion at the annual National Conference on Problem Gambling. Tarrytown, NY;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2017, May). Disordered Gambling: Strategies and Techniques for Assessment and Treatment for Veterans and Family Members. Training for staff and doctoral interns at the Veterans Administration, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen, Clairmont, Jenness. (2016, June). Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion on Problem Gambling. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in four cities across New York State (Long Island).;
  • Conroy, Kathleen, Clairmont, Jenness. (2016, October). Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion on Problem Gambling. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in four cities across New York State (Rochester).;
  • Conroy, Kathleen, Clairmont, Jenness. (2016, September). Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion on Problem Gambling. New York Problem Gambling Training Partnership. Two-Day Training tour in four cities across New York State (Schenectady).;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2016, April). Disordered Gambling: Effective Strategies for Assessing and Treating Veterans and their Family Members. Training for doctoral and masters level interns at the Veterans Administration, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen, Clairmont, Jenness. May, 2016. Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion on Problem Gambling. Problem Gambling Training Partnership Annual Conference. Westchester, NY.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2014, June). Disordered Gambling: Current treatment and prevalence trends in the United States of America. Training presentation for the Authority of the National Health Service. Pavia, Italy - Lombardy Region.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2014, June). Identifying and Assessing Disordered Gambling. Colloquium at the University of Pavia, Italy, Medical School.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2015, January). Disordered Gambling: Effective Strategies for Assessing and Treating Veterans and their Family Members. Training for doctoral and masters level interns at the Veterans Administration, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Conroy, Kathleen (2015, January). Assessment and Treatment of Impulsive Behaviors: shopping, Internet use, gaming, gambling, and more. Seminar for student interns and staff at the SUNY at Buffalo Counseling Services Center.;
Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Workshop proposal review for American Counseling Association. 2018 National Conference (Atlanta, GA).
    06/05/2017-06/23/2017
  • Workshop proposal review for American Counseling Association. 2017 National Conference (San Francisco, CA).
    06/01/2016-06/30/2016
Professional Service:
  • New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's Gambling Treatment Credential Development Advisory Team and member of the Curriculum Development committee
    06/01/2017-05/31/2018
  • Licensure Exam Prep trainer - New York Mental Health Counselors Association
    06/01/2017-05/31/2018
  • Participant counselor in the Give an Hour federal volunteer program to provide free mental health services to military personnel, veterans, & family members
    06/01/2017-05/31/2018
  • Amherst Drug Court and Therapeutic Foundation Advisory Board and member of Bi-Annual Gala Fundraiser Committee
    06/01/2017-05/31/2018
  • New York Mental Health Counselors Association Buffalo/Niagara Chapter; Treasurer (local chapter); State level Government Relations Committee
    06/01/2017-05/31/2018
  • New York Mental Health Counselors Association Buffalo/Niagara Chapter; local chapter Treasurer and state level Government Relations Committee member
    06/01/2016-05/31/2017
  • New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's Gambling Treatment Credential Development Advisory Team and member of the Curriculum Development committee
    06/01/2016-05/31/2017
  • Amherst Drug Court and Therapeutic Foundation Advisory Board and member of Bi-Annual Gala Fundraiser Committees
    06/01/2016-05/31/2017
  • Participant counselor in the Give an Hour federal volunteer program to provide free mental health services to military personnel, veterans, & family members
    06/01/2016-05/31/2017
  • Licensure Exam Prep trainer - New York Mental Health Counselors Association
    06/01/2016-05/31/2017
  • Licensure Exam Prep trainer - New York Mental Health Counselors Association
    06/01/2015-05/31/2016
  • New York Mental Health Counselors Association Buffalo/Niagara Chapter; local chapter Treasurer and state level Government Relations Committee member
    06/01/2015-05/31/2016
  • Participant counselor in the Give an Hour federal volunteer program to provide free mental health services to military personnel, veterans, & family members
    06/01/2015-05/31/2016
  • New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's Gambling Treatment Credential Development Advisory Team and member of the Curriculum Development committee
    06/01/2015-05/31/2016
  • New York State Gaming Commission, Problem Gambling Regulatory Work Group
    06/01/2015-05/31/2016
  • Pavia, Italy Authority of the National Health Service, Volunteer Appointed Member of the Compulsive Gambling Working Group and Territorial Observatory on Addiction for the Lombardy region
    06/01/2015-05/31/2016
  • Amherst Gambling Court consultant and collaborator with Amherst Town Court Judge and the Therapeutic Justice Gambling Court Program misdemeanor crimes
    06/01/2015-05/31/2016
  • New York State Gaming Commission, Problem Gambling Regulatory Work Group
    01/05/2015-05/31/2015
  • New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's Gambling Treatment Credential Development Advisory Team and member of the Curriculum Development committee
    11/03/2014-05/31/2015
  • Participant counselor in the Give an Hour federal volunteer program to provide free mental health services to military personnel, veterans, & family members
    06/01/2014-05/31/2015
  • Amherst Gambling Court consultant and collaborator with Amherst Town Court Judge and the Therapeutic Justice Gambling Court Program misdemeanor crimes
    06/01/2014-05/31/2015
  • New York Mental Health Counselors Association Buffalo/Niagara Chapter; Treasurer (local chapter); State level Government Relations Committee
    06/01/2014-05/31/2015
  • Pavia, Italy Authority of the National Health Service, Volunteer Appointed Member of the Compulsive Gambling Working Group and Territorial Observatory on Addiction for the Lombardy region
    06/01/2014-05/31/2015
News:

    Contact Information

    410 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-1115
    kconroy@buffalo.edu