IU School of Social Work is headquartered on the IUPUI campus with locations on 8 IU Campuses. The school also has the Department of Labor Studies
In 2014, James R. Brown continued his social work career as an Assistant Professor at I.U., Bloomington. His areas of interest are primarily in school bully prevention. Recently he has begun work on apps to assist school personnel, parents, and students. James also has interest in human wellness that is influenced by public policy and administrative mandates.
James enjoys teaching small groups class, where students gain experiences in leading and being members of groups, Interpersonal practice skills and theory where students practice by developing a helping skills video to critique, and teaching research. For each of the courses mentioned, James pulls from his own research and practice experiences to contextualize learning. He has a propensity to use experiential activities so students can learn by doing.
1992 Child and Family Services in Marquette County Michigan (Case Manager)
1993-1995 Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District (School Social Worker) Michigan
1995-2005 Gladwin Community Schools (At-Risk School Social Worker) Michigan
2006-2009 Neighborhood Self-Employment Initiative (Small Business Owner Coaching) Indianapolis IN