DR. JAMES L. GREENSTONE 

GREENSTONE & LEVITON AND ASSOCIATES
222 West Fourth Street Suite 212 Fort Worth, Texas 76102
ph: 817 882-9415
fax: 817 870-4819
email: dr.james.greenstone@gmail.com

www.thepolice-consultant.com

Services:

  • Consultation
  • Litigation assistance
  • Case Development
  • Deposition
  • Expert testimony
  • Research and Case Review
  • Mediation Advocacy.

Professional Experience:

  • Extensive experience with plaintiff and defendant cases in multiple areas of expertise
  • Ten years, Director of Psychological Services, Fort Worth Police Department, Fort Worth, Texas, Supervisor, Peer Counseling Team and Critical Incident
  • Stress Management Program
  • Hostage and Crisis Negotiations Team member and mental health consultant
  • Fifty years private practice
  • Forty years police and hostage negotiations experience
  • Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations (an international journal published by Haworth Press, Inc.)
  • Formerly, Editor-in-Chief, Emotional First Aid: Journal of Crisis Intervention
  • Author, The Elements of Police Hostage and Crisis Negotiations: Critical Incidents and How to Respond to Them (Haworth Press, Inc.)

Licenses:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Texas
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, State of Texas
  • Certified Master Peace Officer, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
  • Certified Police Instructor, T.C.O.L.E.
  • Certified Mental Health Peace Officer, T.C.O.L.E.
  • Certified Investigative Hypnotist, T.C.O.L.E.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Life Fellow, American Board for Certification of Clinical Education and Training
  • Diplomate in Police Psychology, Society for Police and Criminal Psychology
  • Diplomate in Crisis Intervention, American Board of Examiners in Crisis Intervention
  • Diplomate, The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
  • Diplomate, The American Board of Law Enforcement Experts
  • Clinical Fellow, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Practitioner Member, Academy of Family Mediators, Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Past Chairman, Crisis Negotiations Section, Association for Conflict Resolution

Education

  • B.A. - Psychology 1965
  • M.S. - Clinical Psychology 1966
  • Ed.D. - Education and Psychology 1974
  • A.A.S. - Criminal Justice 1986
  • B.S.L. - Law 1989
  • J.D. - Law 1991
  • Internship in Clinical Psychology – Devereux Foundation 1968
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic and Tactical
  • Advanced Training, Harvard Law School

Publications:

Extensive, furnished on request

Teaching:

  • Extensive teaching and training experience. Vitae furnished on request.
  • Current, Professor, Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Disaster and Emergency Management Program
  • Faculty, Graduate Criminal Justice, Walden University, 2000-2010
  • Faculty, Graduate Psychology, Capella University, 2000-present
  • Formerly, Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (Emphasis: Mediation and Crisis Intervention), 1991-1998
  • Formerly, Lead Hostage and Crisis Negotiations Instructor, North Central Texas Council of
  • Governments Regional Police Academy, 1986-1999

Fees:

Fee Schedule on Request

 


 

Education

  • 1965  University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology/Sociology
  • 1966  North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, Master of Science, Clinical Psychology
  • 1974  University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, Doctor of Education, Education/ Psychology
  • 1968  The Devereux Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology
  • 1986  El Centro College, Dallas, Texas, Associate of Applied Science, Criminal Justice
  • 1989  Northwestern California University School of Law, Sacramento, California Bachelor of Science, Law
  • 1991  Northwestern California University School of Law, Sacramento, California, Juris Doctor, Law
  • 2003  Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Advanced Training

 

Employment:

Currently

  • 1966 – Present, Private Practice, Psychotherapy, Marriage and Family, Individual, Children and Adolescents, Pre-marriage, divorce, Crisis Intervention, Employee Assistance, Divorce and Family Mediation, Case consultation and Testimony. Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas
  • 2013 – Present, Professor, Disaster and Emergency Management / Preparedness, Health Professions Division, Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University.
  • 2013 – Present, Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Police Emergency Response: An International Journal of Hostage Negotiations and Crisis Intervention, Sage Publications, Inc.
  • 2012 – 2014, Director, Behavioral Health Services, Citizen Soldier Treatment Center, Germantown, Maryland.
  • 2012 – 2016, Director, Behavioral Health Services, Precinct Four, Tarrant County Constable’s Office, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • 2010 – 2014, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations, Published by originally by Haworth Press, Inc. currently, by Taylor and Francis Group under the Routledge Brand.
  • 30 March 2011 – 29 February 2012 – Collaborating Investigator, Field Trials in Routine Clinical Practice, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, Fifth Edition, (DSM – 5).
  • 1995 – 2010 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations, Published by originally by Haworth Press, Inc. currently, and by Taylor and Francis Group under the Routledge Brand.
  • 1992 – 2002 Director of the Psychological Services Unit, Fort Worth Police Department, Fort Worth, Texas (Retired). Supervisor, Peer Counselor Team and Coordinator of the Departmental Critical Incident Stress Management Program; Hostage and Crisis Negotiations Team
  • 1999 -- 2007 Chairman, American Board of Examiners in Crisis Intervention, American College of Forensic Examiners International.
  • 1999--  2011  Faculty in Graduate Criminal Justice and Human Services, Walden University.
  • 2000 --  2014  Faculty in Graduate Clinical Psychology, Capella University.
  • 2002 --  2005  Faculty in Criminal Justice and Psychology, University of Phoenix.
  • 2009 --  2014  Deputy Commander, Texas State Guard Medical Brigade, Texas Military Forces, Camp Mabry, Texas.
  • 2007 --  2009 Chief of Staff, Texas State Guard Medical Brigade (MRC), Camp Mabry, Texas.
  • 2006 --  2007  Deputy Commander, North Texas Area, TexasState Guard Medical Brigade (MRC), North Texas Area.
  • 2004 --  2005  Colonel, Medical Service Corps, Texas Medical Rangers, Texas State Guard.
  • 2004 --  2005  Colonel, Chief , CAP National Health Services, United States Air Force Auxiliary.
  • 1998 --  2004  Lieutenant Colonel, Deputy Chief, CAP Health Services, United States Air Force Auxiliary.
  • 2002 --   2007  Senior Editor, Hostage and Crisis Negotiations Book Program, Haworth Press, Inc.
  • 2002 --   2003  Adjunct Professor, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas.
  • 2006 --   Deputy Constable, and Police Mental Health Specialist, Precinct 4, Tarrant County, Texas.
  • 2002 --   2006 Deputy Sheriff, Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office
  • 2002 --   2004  Consultant, Behavioral Measures and Forensic Services, Dallas, Texas.
  • 2004--    2010  Faculty, National Disaster Life Support Program, National Disaster Life Support Foundation. Core Disaster Life Support, Basic Disaster Life Support, Advanced Disaster Life Support.
  • 2005 --   2012  Associate Editor for Medical Support, State Defense Force Publication Center, Columbia, South Carolina.
  • 2007 --   2014  Editorial Board, Military Medicine, International Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.
  • 2007 --   2008  Associate Editor, The Journal of Social, Behavioral and Health Sciences, Walden University.

Previously

  • 2003 -  2004 Instructor, Department of Homeland Security, Leadership Development Center, Dallas, Texas
  • 1992 – 2002  Police Officer Reserve, Hostage Negotiator, Fort Worth Police Department, Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1991 – 1998  Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1987 – 1989  Associate Professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice, Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1987 – 1992  Editorial Board, Forensic Reports, Hemisphere Press, New York, New York
  • 1986 – 1992  Lieutenant of Police, Chief Hostage Negotiator, Lancaster Police Department,  Lancaster, Texas
  • 1986 – 1999  Lead Instructor, Basic, Advanced and Accelerated Police Hostage and Crisis Negotiations, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Regional Police Academy, Arlington, Texas
  • 1985 – 1987   Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Columbia College, Naval Air Station, Dallas, Texas
  • 1985 – 1987   Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Northwood Institute, Dallas, Texas
  • 1985 – 1992   Adjunct Faculty, University of North Florida, Institute for Police Technology and Management, Jacksonville, Florida.
  • 1984 – 1987   Editor-in-Chief, EMOTIONAL FIRST AID: JOURNAL 0F CRISIS INTERVENTION, Published by Brunner/Mazel Publishers, New York, New York
  • 1984 – 1994  Consultant, Leviton & Greenstone, Family and Divorce Mediation, Dallas, Texas
  • 1980 – 1999  Chairman, American Board of Examiners in Crisis Intervention, Dallas, Texas
  • 1980 – 1985  Graduate Faculty, Southeastern Louisiana University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1978 – 1980  Adjunct Associate Professor, Texas Women’s University, Denton, Texas
  • 1978 – 1979  Instructor, Brookhaven College, Dallas, Texas
  • 1978 – 1984  Consultant, Crisis Management Workshops, Dallas, Texas
  • 1978 – 1986   Deputy Sheriff and Academy Instructor, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, Dallas County, Texas
  • 1977 – 1984  Director, National Training Conference in Crisis Intervention, Dallas, Texas
  • 1973 – 1977  Associate Director, National Institute for Training in Crisis Intervention, Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1972 – 1973  Faculty, National Institute for Training in Crisis Intervention, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1970 – 1972  Staff Psychologist, Physicians and Surgeons Hospital, Irving, Texas
  • 1969 – 1970  Clinical Staff, Family Guidance Service, Dallas, Texas
  • 1968 – 1971  Instructor, El Centro College, Dallas, Texas
  • 1966 – 1967 Staff Psychologist, Beverly Hills Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital, Dallas, Texas

 

Credentials

  • Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, London, England
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Texas, License Number 3722
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, State of Texas, License Number 000652-042318
  • Master Peace Officer, State of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education
  • Certified Police Instructor, States of Texas, Florida, New Mexico, Alaska
  • Investigative Hypnotist, State of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education
  • Mental Health Peace Officer, State of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education
  • Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
  • Clinical Fellow, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Practitioner Member / Advanced Practitioner, Academy of Family Mediators / Association for Conflict Resolution; Co-Chairman, Crisis Negotiations Section.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Examiners in Crisis Intervention
  • Diplomate in Police Psychology, Society of Police and Criminal Psychology
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
  • Diplomate and Vice Chairman, American Board of Law Enforcement Experts
  • Peer Reviewer, Military Medicine, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
  • Editorial Board, Human Services Today, University of Wisconsin
  • Crisis Intervention Advisory Board, City of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Tarrant County Community Mental Health Planning Council
  • Medical Reserve Corps, Tarrant and Dallas Counties
  • Master Military Emergency Management Specialist Qualification, State Guard Association of the United States.
  • Certified Traumatologist, The Academy of Traumatology, Green Cross Foundation.
  • Chief, Behavioral Health Service, Operation Lone Star, Joint Services Medical Mission to the Rio Grande Valley, Texas Military Forces, Texas State Guard.
  • Director, Governing Council, Committee on Publication Ethics, London, England.
  • Special Advisor to the Commanding General of the Texas State Guard Medical Brigade, Texas Military Forces.
  • Outstanding Eagle Scout Award, National Eagle Scout Association and Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America.
  • Member, Police Executive Research Forum, Washington, D.C.