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Richard K James

Professor, Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
Campus: Main
Office Phone: (901) 678-4495
Areas of Expertise:
Child counseling
Crisis intervention
School counseling

About the Expert:
Dick James is a founder of the Memphis Police Department Crisis Intervention Team program that has become nationally known for its intervention with the mentally ill. He is author of the largest selling textbook and reference on crisis intervention in the world. He is also a Nationally Certificated School Counselor and has worked in and with k-12 schools for over forty years.

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