William J. Higgins, PhD, LMHP, BCBA-D

PsychologyWilliam J. Higgins, PhD, LMHP, BCBA-D
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

Phone: 402-559-6408
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Professional Summary:

William J. Higgins, PhD, LMHP, BCBA-D is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) and an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Nebraska - Omaha. He received his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He received his PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis from UNMC under the supervision of Dr. Wayne Fisher. Dr. Higgins provides behavioral healthcare services to children, adolescents, and their families for a variety of behavioral, social-emotional, developmental and physical, and cognitive difficulties. His training is in the clinical applications of behavior analysis and his practice focuses on integrating behavior analysis into the primary care setting. He also provides outpatient behavioral telehealth services from MMI using web-based technologies. Dr. Higgins supervises Doctoral and Master’s level students in both clinical and research settings.

Education:

PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2013
M.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, 2009
BS, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2005

Courses Taught:

Behavior Analysis and Intervention
Single Subject Research Methodologies
Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis

Research Interests and Projects:

• Function-based treatments for problem behavior
• Parent and caregiver training
• Integrating behavior analysis into the primary care setting
• Using technology to extend the reach of behavioral healthcare

Publications from PubMed