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Full-time Training Faculty

Debra B. Hecht, PhD

Debra B Hecht, PhD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Center on Child Abuse and Neglect
940 NE 13th Street, Nicholson Tower, Suite 4900
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
Phone: (405) 271-8858
FAX: (405) 271-2931

(405) 271-8858

Debra B. Hecht, PhD is a clinical child psychologist and an Associate Professor at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  She received her doctoral degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Clinical and research interests include the implementation of evidence-based practice into the field and the development and evaluation of appropriate assessment and treatment programs for children who have been abused and neglected and their families.  She currently is involved in the evaluation of a statewide service program to high-risk families provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. She also is involved in the supervision and training of Psychology Interns, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and practicum students.

Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Evaluation and treatment of children who have experienced child maltreatment
  • Development and evaluation of treatment programs for children