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James is the Criminology and Justice Practicum Coordinator, a Lecturer, Researcher, and Higher Degrees Supervisor (Psychology/Criminology) in the School of Arts and Humanities.
James has been a lecturer at ECU for the past 15 years. James’ teaching has encompassed a range of areas at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. James is an active researcher working on a number of research projects including: young offenders and youth justice; the minimum age of criminal responsibility, family and domestic violence; and public perceptions of crime related issues. ;He has supervised Honours, Masters and Doctoral students studying fire interests, problems solving courts (e.g. adult and youth drug courts); and rape stereotypes. He favours research that is collaborative and engages industry partners to ensure it is meaningful for practice.
James is also Clinical Psychologist and Forensic Psychologist (registrar). He works in in private practice conducting forensic assessments for court-related matters, such as pre-sentence reports, expert opinion reports, and reports for criminal injuries compensation. James’ practice also includes treatment for disorders such as depression, anxiety, substance use, anger and relationship problems, as well as forensic treatment for violent and sexual offending. James currently uses his academic and clinical experience as a Director on the Patricia Giles Centre Board. He is also a member of the Reference Group for the statutory review of the Victims of Crime Act 1994 (WA).
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