College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Human Services
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.