Roy Kammer, Assistant Professor

Address: HCN 203
Phone: 507-389-1546
Email: roy.kammer@mnsu.edu

EDUCATION

  • Ed.D. in Educational Administration/Adult and Higher Education, University of South Dakota
  • M.A. in Pastoral Ministries, Mount Marty College
  • M.A. in Educational Psychology and Counseling, University of South Dakota
  • B.S. in Allied Health, Alcohol and Drug Studies, University of South Dakota

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES

  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy
  • Certified Prevention Professional Reciprocal (CPPR), Minnesota Certification Board for Alcohol and Drug Professionals
  • Alcohol and Drug Counselor Reciprocal (ADCR-MN), Minnesota Certification Board for Alcohol and Drug Professionals
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC), National Board for Certified Counselors

ADVISOR

  • Alcohol and Drug Studies 

TEACHING/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Health Science - Alcohol and Drug Studies, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2021-Present
  • Executive Director, Minnesota Certification Board, 2020-2021
  • Addiction Counselor, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, 2020
  • Dean/Associate Professor, Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, 2013-2020
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Health Science - Alcohol and Drug Studies, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2006-2013
  • Prevention Specialist & Counselor, University of South Dakota, 2002-2006, 1998-2001

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT 

  • HLTH 225: Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Studies
  • HLTH 240: Drug Education
  • HLTH 406: Ethics and Professionalism for Addictions Professionals
  • HLTH 407: Pharmacology for Alcohol and Drug Professionals
  • HLTH 456: Assessment and Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorders

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Peer Recovery Specialist Workforce Trends
  • Alcohol and Drug Counselor Workforce Trends
  • Alcohol and Drug Policy in Higher Education Settings

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

  • Hellenbrand, M., Kammer, R., Much, K., Reif, C., & Follick, B. (2018). Student perceptions toward changes in a university’s alcohol and other drugs policy.  College Student Affairs Journal, 36(2), 97-109.
  • Minnesota Department of Human Services. (2012). Community workbook on evidence-based prevention.  (DHS Publication No. DHS-6644-ENG 11-12). St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division, Evidence-based Practices Workgroup.  (Contributing Author)
  • Kammer, R. (2007). Drug Use among College Students. MGCA Connections: The Newsletter of the Mid-American Greek Council Association, March 2007.
  • Kammer, R. (2001). Acute Alcohol Intoxication Training. Promising Practices Sourcebook. George Mason University.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Kammer, R., & Evers, M. (2021, October). An updated ethical code to guide the work of peer recovery specialists. Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health Annual Conference; St. Paul, MN (Oral Presentation).
  • Kammer, R., & Townley, C. (2021, October). Power in prevention: Charged by an ethical workforce. Minnesota Program Sharing Conference; Virtual (Oral Presentation).
  • Kammer, R. (2021, September). Ethics and Professionalism for Veteran Peer Recovery Specialists. Warrior’s Path; Minneapolis, MN (Oral Presentation).
  • Kammer, R. (2021, July). Substance use disorder basics for mental health peers. Minnesota All Peer Conference; Virtual (Oral Presentation).
  • Kammer, R., & Evers, M (2021, July). An updated ethical code to guide the work of peer recovery specialists. Minnesota All Peer Conference; Virtual (Oral Presentation).
  • Kammer, R. (2021, January). Peer recovery specialist certification in Minnesota. Peer Support Project ECHO; Virtual (Oral Presentation).
  • Kammer, R., & Fremlin, C. (2020, June). Peer recovery support: What it is and why we need it. Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Let’s Talk Webinar Series; Virtual (Oral Presentation).
  • Schmidt, K., & Kammer, R. (2019, September). The past, present and future of cannabis from the perspective of evidence-based methodology. Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health Shared Solutions Addiction Summit; Mankato, MN (Oral Presentation).

SELECTED AWARDS

  • Fast Starter Award (2019). International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education.
  • Addiction Professional of the Year (2005). Southeast South Dakota Red Road Gathering
  • Student Services – Extraordinary Award (2005). University of South Dakota.
  • National Advisor of the Year (2004). BACCHUS & GAMMA Peer Education Network
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