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Raymond Biggar Jr., Ph.D.

Raymond Biggar Jr., Ph.D., Project Director 
Phone: 337-482-1547

  • Ph.D. in Counseling Studies
    Capella University
    Minneapolis, Minnesota - 2015
  • M.S. in Counselor Education
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    Lafayette, Louisiana - 2008
  • M.S. in Applied Psychology
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    Lafayette, Louisiana - 2006
  • B.S. in Psychology
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    Lafayette, Louisiana - 2004

Center Duties
Project management of Juvenile Justice and Behavioral Sciences projects.  Responsibilities include managing day to day operation of projects, data collection, analysis, and technical report writing. Additional duties include securing local, state and/or federal grants and serving on committees related to juvenile justice, behavioral health, and prevention.

Center Projects
Prosecutor’s Early Intervention Program (PEIP); Communities that Care Youth Survey (CCYS); The Leader in Me; Louisiana Partnership for Success (LPfS).

Professional Background
Six years at the Picard Center managing research projects and/or evaluating program processes, implementation, and outcomes. Previous projects include Statewide Evaluation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), 2008 Louisiana Study on Problem Gambling and Evaluation of The Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative- Recovery School District-New Orleans.

Lafayette Parish Children’s Youth Planning Board; Lafayette Parish Criminal Justice Committee-Juvenile Justice; Drug Policy Board- Prevention Systems Committee; University of Louisiana-Lafayette Disability Concerns Committee