Professional Consultation & Expert Knowledge

Makes All The Difference

Forensic Behavioral Associates offers offers comprehensive forensic assessment and evaluation of clinical, malpractice and other forensic evidence in civil and criminal cases. Prof. Andrews will work individually with representing counsel to assess and evaluate case facts and evidence in support of the overall litigation process. He is also available for sentence mitigation and expert witness testimony at deposition & trial on a case­-by-­case basis if deemed beneficial to the case.

Prof. Andrews holds advanced credentials in Clinical Social Work and forensics. He holds advanced clinical social work licenses in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. He is a Certified Sentence Mitigation Specialist and a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. He is also a Forensic Fellow with the American College of Forensic Examiners.

He has worked in the fields of behavioral health and forensic services for over thirty-five years. Prof. Andrews is an Associate Teaching Professor of Social Work at the Pennsylvania State University and Director of Field education for the World Campus MSW Program.  He was a member of the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work for nearly twenty years and served as the Program Coordinator/Visiting Lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work responsible for operation of the Masters of Social Work program at University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Campus. He has taught courses in Assessment & Diagnosis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Skills in Psychopathology, Models of Intervention, Substance Use, Intimate Partner Violence, Social Welfare Policy, and Mental Health Policy. He has held adjunct faculty appointments at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA, Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, and the Simmons University School of Social Work in Boston, MA. He was President of the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers for 2007-­2009.

James H. Andrews, LCSW, LICSW

Forensic Social Worker

Forensic Consultant

Clinical Supervisor

Social Work Professor