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Tanisha James

MSW Field Director, Lecturer

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 has 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.


  • MSW, UNC-Charlotte
  • BA, Queens University of Charlotte
  • 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 Memberships
  • 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, In2Books.com
  • Volunteer, GirlTalk Foundation
  • Youth Mentor, Alexander Youth Network
  • Volunteer, Dometic Violence Healthcare Project
  • Lunch Buddy, A Child's Place
  • Volunteer, Shelter for Battered Women