Dr. James Lewis, III to lead Lakeview, NH Youth Programs

Dr. James Lewis, III

Lakeview is pleased to announce that Dr. James Lewis has joined as leader of our child, adolescent and young adult services in NH!  Dr. Lewis has over two decades of experience working with children who have experienced trauma as a result of exposure to violence.  His undergraduate degree is from the University of Michigan and Doctor of Psychology degree from Central Michigan University.   He also completed a Master's Degree in Psychology at Howard University. In addition, Dr. Lewis developed expertise in the neuropsychological evaluation of persons with medical conditions.

Dr. Lewis has been involved consulting with law enforcement and first responders regarding their contact with children who may be chronically exposed to violence.  He has been instrumental in developing Child Development Community Policing (CD-CP) - a national model of a collaborative alliance among law enforcement, juvenile justice, domestic violence, medical and mental health professionals, child welfare, schools and other community agencies as a model for law enforcement agencies in the United States, Bosnia, Herzegovina and Israel, as well as tribal communities in Sitka, Alaska and Zuni, New Mexico.   Dr. Lewis was the CD-CP training and technical assistance (TT&A) provider for the Baltimore, Maryland, police department - on behalf of Johns Hopkins Hospital - and in New Haven, Connecticut, at the Yale Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine.  He is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the State of California Police Officer Standards and Training (POST).  His work includes developing training DVDs used as teaching aids for police officers who work with children exposed to violence.    He is the former Chief Operating Officer for the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence (NCCEV), sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).