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LaMart Hightower

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Human Services

Degree Program Ph.D. Human Services

Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of Michigan with more than 30 years of clinical experience working with people with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and chemical dependency. Also, a Certified Advance Alcohol and Drug Counselor who worked in residential and outpatient settings for various agencies. Completed a PhD from Walden University in 2016.


PhD, Walden University

MSW, Western Michigan University

BS, Western Michigan University


Hightower, L. (2018). A Phenomenological Study of Methadone Treatment by Opiate-Dependent Individuals Ages 50-55 Years. The National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

Hightower, L. (2018). Assessing emergent challenges in the development of cross-national collaborative research projects for social work undergraduates. International Social Work Conference.