John H. Kleschinsky

   

John H. Kleschinsky is an Associate in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a Project Manager at the Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. John is also a DrPH candidate in Community Health Studies at the Boston University School of Public Health.

At the Division on Addiction, Mr. Kleschinsky is currently working on a multi-year evaluation of the Massachusetts Gaming Commissions’s three responsible gambling tools designed to minimize potential harms associated with gambling opportunities.

Current Projects

Developing a Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS)

Evaluation and Training for Gambling Prevention and Treatment Services

Selected Publications

Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., Gray, H. M., Tom, M. A., Kleschinsky, J. H., & Shaffer, H. J. (2017). Already at the table: Patterns of play and gambling involvement prior to gambling expansion. Journal of Gambling Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10899-017-9711-5

LaPlante, D. A., Gray, H. M., LaBrie, R. A., Kleschinsky, J. H., & Shaffer, H. J. (2012).Gaming industry employees’ responses to responsible gambling training: A public health imperativeJournal of Gambling Studies, 28(2), 171-191. doi:10.1007/s10899-011-9255-z

Shaffer, H. J., Martin, R. J., Kleschinsky, J. H., & Neporent, L. (2012). Change Your Gambling, Change Your Life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Nelson, S. E., Kleschinsky, J. H., LaBrie, R. A., Kaplan, S., & Shaffer, H. J. (2010). One decade of self exclusion: Missouri casino self-excluders four to ten years after enrollmentJournal of Gambling Studies, 26(1), 129-144. doi:10.1007/s10899-009-9157-5

Kleschinsky, J. H., Bosworth, L. B., Nelson, S. E., Walsh, E. K., & Shaffer, H. J. (2009). Persistence pays off: Follow-up methods for difficult-to-track longitudinal samplesJournal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70(5), 751-761.

LaPlante, D. A., Kleschinsky, J. H., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2009). Play Responsibly Independent Measurement & Evaluation (PRIME): Venetian & Palazzo, Las Vegas. Boston, MA: Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. 

Kleschinsky, J. H., Kaplan, S. A., Nelson, S. E., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). The Missouri Voluntary Exclusion Program: Participant Experience Across 10 Years. Boston, MA: Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.