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Tanisha James

Ms. Tanisha James, MSW, LCSW
Adjunct Professor

Office: Lauretta Taylor Building, Room 235
Phone: 910-672-1210
Fax : 910-672-1755


Ms. Tanisha James has a Master's Degree in Social Work from UNC-Charlotte, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Queens University of Charlotte and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Ms. James has over 10 years of experience working within the social work and mental health fields.  Ms. James extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families across a variety of treatment populations to include military servicemen/women, domestic violence, homelessness, abused and neglected youth, and marriage counseling.


Teaching Courses

SWRK 365 - Intervention and Communication
SWRK 650 - Social Work Field Instruction III

Research Interests

Marriage stability within military couples, Domestic violence and impact on women and children, Longevity and fidelity in LGBTQ relationships, Resiliency and relocation for military children

Professional Affiliations

Board Member, NASW-NC South Central Regional Representative

Member, Advisory Council, Find-A-Friend Program

American Red Cross, Highlands Chapter

Junior League of Fayetteville

Chair, Local Program Unit for NASW-NC

Reading Mentor,

Volunteer, GirlTalk Foundation

Youth Mentor, Alexander Youth Network

Volunteer, Dometic Violence Healthcare Project

Lunch Buddy, A Child's Place

Volunteer, Shelter for Battered

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