Scott Walter Henggeler, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (tenured) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina
Scott W. Henggeler, Ph.D. (born in 1950), is a clinical psychologist who, in the late 1970s, began to develop Multisystemic Therapy® (MST) (Multisystemic Therapy is a registered trademark of MST Group, LLC) to treat juvenile offenders and their families and a program of research to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment. At the time, government reports had concluded that programs to prevent or attenuate criminal offending were largely ineffective, and public policies supported the incarceration of delinquent youth. Following the publication of evidence from randomized trials supporting the clinical effectiveness of MST with juvenile offenders and their families, Dr. Henggeler led collaborative efforts to specify and empirically evaluate adaptations of MST for substance-abusing juvenile...
- Henggeler, S. W. (1989). Delinquency in adolescence (Developmental clinical psychology and psychiatry, Vol. 18, Alan E. Kazdin, Series ed.). Newbury Park: Sage.Google Scholar
- Henggeler, S. W., Chapman, J. E., Rowland, M. D., Halliday-Boykins, C. A., Randall, J., Shackelford, J., & Schoenwald, S. K. (2008). Statewide adoption and initial implementation of contingency management for substance abusing adolescents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 556–567.PubMedPubMedCentralCrossRefGoogle Scholar
- Henggeler, S. W., Schoenwald, S. K., Borduin, C. M., Rowland, M. D., & Cunningham, P. B. (2009). Multisystemic therapy for antisocial behavior in children and adolescents (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar