Forensic Behavioral Associates

James H. Andrews, MSW, BCD, Forensic Social Worker

Credentials

EDUCATION:

Rhode Island College                  Providence, RI 02806      

B.A. (Psychology)                        B.S. (General Management)                     MSW

  Major: Psychology                       Major: Finance                                          Administration

  Minor: Trauma                             Minor: Marketing/Org Development             Clinical Practice

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:

· BCD: Board Certified Diplomate of Clinical Social Work: The American Board of                                    Examiners in Clinical Social Work

· LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker): Pennsylvania

· LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker): West Virginia & Massachusetts

· ICCDP-Diplomate: Internationally Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional.                      Pennsylvania Certification Board

· CSMS: Certified Sentence Mitigation Specialist (American College of Certified Forensic              Counselors)

· DCFC: Diplomate-Certified Forensic Counselor. American College of Certified Forensic              Counselors

· Forensic Fellow: American College of Forensic Examiners

· Certified Investigator: Office of Public Welfare, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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DIPLOMATE OF CLINICAL FORENSIC COUNSELING SPECIALTY AREAS:

· Forensic Assessment & Evaluation

· Sex Offender Treatment

· Criminal Offender Counseling

· Domestic Violence Counseling

· Youthful Offender Counseling

· Child Custody Evaluation

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Chair, NASW-PA Professional Standards Committee

Member, NASW-PA SW Division Regional Ethics Training Team (founding member)

 

EMPLOYMENT SETTINGS:

Adjunct Faculty - University                                                6 years

Court                                                                                   3 years

University Medical Center-Behavioral Health Division       8 years

Residential Treatment Facilities                                          4 years

Community Mental Health Centers                                    10 years

Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital                                              8 years

 

EMPLOYMENT FUNCTIONS:

Adjunct Faculty                                          6 years

Quality Assurance-Risk Management      7 years

Consultant/Expert witness                      15 years

Program Administration                             9 years

Therapist                                                  2 years

Supervisor                                                2 years

Milieu Therapist/Counselor                       7 years