Faculty and Staff Profiles

RICHARD KEITH JAMES
Professor, Counsel Educations Psych Research
Email: rjames@memphis.edu
Office Location: 105D Ball Hall
Office Hours: Mondays, 2:00-4:00, Tuesdays 2:30-5:00, Wednesdays, 2:00-4:30, Thursdays 2:30-5:00, and by appointme
Profile

  

Dr.  Richard James, Ph. D. is a Crader  Professor of Education.  He has been a professor at the University of Memphis for 35 years. Prior to that  he was a school counselor  and Title III E.S.E.A. nationally  validated innovative education  program coordinator in Mattoon, Illinois for seven years. He received his Bachelorís  in English in 1964 and Masterís in Counseling 1966 from Eastern Illinois University and Ph. D. in counseling psychology  from Indiana State University in 1974.  He has authored textbooks in  theories of counseling and crisis intervention.  His crisis intervention strategies  book has sold over 100 thousand  copies and been translated into Korean and Chinese. He is one of the founders of the Memphis Police Departmentís model for training  police officers to do crisis intervention with the mentally ill.  That model is now used in over 2400 police jurisdictions in the United States and in Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom. and Sweden.



Additional Information

  

Education
  • Ph.D. Counseling Psych - Indiana State Uni. - 1974
  • MS Ed. Counseling - Eastern Illinois University - 1966
  • BS Ed English - Eastern Illinois University - 1964

Work Experience

  • Professor, CEPR - Univ. Of Memphis - 1977-Present
  • Title III coordinator, Comm Unit Sch Dist #2 - Mattoon, Ill - 1973-1976
  • School Counselor, Jefferson Jr. HS. - Mattoon, Ill - 1966-1972
Honors/Awards
  • Crisis Intervention Team Originator - Memphis Police Department - 2007
  • Meritorious Support Recognition - U.S. Armed Services - 2008
  • Community Service Award - College of Education - 2007
  • Humanitarian Award Finalist - Smith,Nephew, & Richards - 2004
  • Couns Ed. Of the Year - WTCA - 2000
  • Earl Crader award - U of M College of ED - 1994
  • Meritorious Service - Memphis Police Dept - 2004
Books Published/Reviewed
  • James,R.K., & Gilliland,B.E. ( 2013). Crisis intervention strategies. (6th ed.)  Belmont,CA:  Brooks-Cole/Cengage.
  • James, R.K., & Crews,W. ( in press). Systematic consultation: Working with a metropolitan police department. In A.M Dougherty (8th ed.) Psychological Consultation and collaboration in school and community settings: A casebook . Belmont,CA: Brooks-Cole.
  • Myer,R.A., James,R.K. , Moulton, P. ( 2011).  This is not a fire drill: Human made crises on college campuses.  New York: John Wiley.
  • Myer,R.A., Rice,D. , Moulton,P., James,R., Cogdal, P. & Allen,S.,(2007). TASSLE:  Triage Assessment for Students in Learning Environments. Pittsburg, PA :Crisis Intervention and Prevention Solutions  Inc.
  • James, R., Myer, R., & Moore, H. (2008). Triage Assessment Checklist for Law Enforcement (TACKLE) training manual and CD ROM. Pittsburg, PA: Crisis Intervention & Prevention Solutions.
  • Myer, R., Rice,D., Moulton, P., Cogdal, P., & James,R. (2009). Triage Assessment System for Students in Learning Environments (TASSLE) training manual & CD Rom. Pittsburg,PA: Crisis Intervention& Prevention Solutions.
  • James, R.K., & Crews,W. ( 2009). Systematic consultation: Working with a metropolitan police department. In A.M Dougherty (5th ed.) (pp. 85-107) Psychological Consultation and collaboration in school and community settings: A casebook . Belmont,CA: Brooks-Cole.
  • James, R., (2008) . Crisis intervention strategies (6th ed) Belmont,CA: Brooks-Cole/Thompson
  • Myer, R. A., & James, R.K. (2005). CD-Rom and workbook for crisis intervention. Belmont,CA: Brooks-Cole/Thompson.
  • James, R. K., & Gilliland, B.E. (2003). Theories and Strategies of Counseling and Psychotherapy (5th ed). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Journal Articles
  • James, R. ,Logan, J., & Davis, S. (2011). Including school resource officers in school-based crisis intervention:  Strengthening student support. School Psychology International.  249-265
  • Moulton,P., Myer,R., James,D. (2010). Conflict negotiation:  Is control the goal?  National Journal of Criminal Justice,5(6), 15-22.
  • James, R. & Crawford,R. (2003). Profiling the estranged violent juvenile offender. Tennessee Counseling Association Journal. 11, 44-56.
  • James, R. (2003). Vicarious traumatization. Tennessee Counseling Association Journal 11,13-27..
  • James, R. (2004, April). Going to the graveyard to get out of one. XXVIII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • Cogdal, P, James, R. (2004, April).. Effects of trauma on female rehabiliation clients. XXVIII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • Myer, R., Cogdal,.P., &James, R., (2004, April). Resilency and disaster response in organizations. . XXVIII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • James, R., Gilliland,B., & Cogdal,P. (2004,April). Ecosystemic crisis intervention. American Counseling Association Convention. Kansas City,MO.
  • Myer, R., Addy, C., James, R. (2004, march). Disaster triage assessment of organizations. Disaster Recovery Journal Confernece. Orlando ,FL.
  • James, R. (2003, April). Drawing out the trauma. XXVII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • James, R. ( 2002, November). Working with victims of crime. Tennessee Counseling Association, Memphis, TN.
  • Addy, C., James, R., Cogdal, P. (2002, April). Lieutenants in the crosshairs. XXVth Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel. Chicago, IL.
  • Coke-Weatherly, A., & James, R. (2002). Institutions of higher learning and crisis intervention training. XXVth Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel. Chicago, IL
  • Cogdal, P, James, R. (2004, April).. Effects of trauma on female rehabiliation clients. XXVIII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • Myer, R., Cogdal,.P., &James, R., (2004, April). Resilency and disaster response in organizations. . XXVIII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • James, R., Gilliland,B., & Cogdal,P. (2004,April). Ecosystemic crisis intervention. American Counseling Association Convention. Kansas City,MO.
  • Myer, R., Addy, C., James, R. (2004, march). Disaster triage assessment of organizations. Disaster Recovery Journal Confernece. Orlando ,FL.
  • James, R. (2003, April). Drawing out the trauma. XXVII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • James, R. ( 2002, November). Working with victims of crime. Tennessee Counseling Association, Memphis, TN.
  • Addy, C., James, R., Cogdal, P. (2002, April). Lieutenants in the crosshairs. XXVth Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel. Chicago, IL.
  • Coke-Weatherly, A., & James, R. (2002). Institutions of higher learning and crisis intervention training. XXVth Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel. Chicago, IL
Presentations
  •   James, R.K. ( 2012, February). Assessing college students potential for violence.  Western Kentucky University  Conference on violence.  Bowling Green KY.
  • Myer, R.A., & James, R.K. (2011,October). To infuse or not  to infuse, That is the question: Meeting new CACREP standards for training in crisis intervention and trauma therapy.  American Counselor Education &Supervison conference. Nashville,TN.
  • James, R., Bradford, C., & Lancaster,C. ( 2011,October).  College ready?  Training school counselors to ensure college readiness and access for all.  American Counselor Education &Supervison conference. Nashville,TN.
  • Lancaster, C. , Pickens, B., & James, R.K. ( 2011, October). The advantages of project based learning for promoting real world learning opportunities in counselor education progams.  American Counselor Education &Supervison conference, Nashville,TN
  • Myer,R.A., & James,R.K. (2011,March).  Crying wolf: threat assessment on campuses. American Counseling Association Convention. New Orleans , LO.
  • Blancett, J., James,R., Myer,R. , Rice,D.,Leierer,S., Moulton,P. (March ,2008). A relaibility and valdity study of the Triage Assessment System for Students in Learning Environments. American Counseling Association Convention, Honolulu,HA
  • Myer, R., Addy, C., James, R. (2004, March). Disaster triage assessment of organizations. Disaster Recovery Journal Conference. Orlando ,FL.
  • Myer, R., Cogdal,.P., & James, R., (2004, April). Resilency and disaster response in organizations.  XXVIII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • Cogdal, P., & James, R. (2004, April).. Effects of trauma on female rehabilitation clients. XXVIII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • James, R. (2004, April). Going to the graveyard to get out of one. XXVIII Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel, Chicago, IL.
  • James, R., & the Crisis Research team. (2002, April). Crisis intervention strategies. Delta State University Mental Health Drive-in Conference. Cleveland , MS.
  • James, R. (April, 2003). Crisis Intervention for ER and other hospital workers. Driscoll Children's Hospital Grand Rounds teleconference. Corpus Christi, TX.
  • James, R. (October, 2003). Consultant Strategic Planning, Kiel, Wisconsin School District

Appendix A - Teaching Experience

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