Name: Dr. James R Regan
Title: Director Psychology Graduate Programs
Associate Professor of Psychology
Office Location: Dyson 328
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2754
Email: james.regan@marist.edu
Degrees Held:

Education

 

            St. John’s University, Queens, New York

            Major: Clinical Psychology

            Degree: Ph.D.

 

            St. John’s University, Queens, New York

            Major:  Psychology

            Degree: M. A.

 

            Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

            Major: Psychology

            Degree: B.S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bio:

Academic

 

            Marist College                                                                                     7/03-present                                                                                  

  • Director, Graduate Psychology Programs

Marist College                                                                                     7/03- present

  • Associate Professor of Psychology
    • Tenured

New York Medical College                                                                1/04- present

                  ‚óŹ    Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

 

Professional

Office of Mental Health-Hudson River Psychiatric Center               1991-1993; 1996-2003

  • Chief Executive Officer
    • Clinical and administrative responsibility for a large state funded Psychiatric Center providing inpatient and outpatient care to over 1000 individuals.

Office of Mental Health-Hudson River Field Office                         1998-2003

  • Director of Field Office
    • Provide oversight and direction to the Hudson River Field Office that has primary responsibility for certification and fiscal oversight for a 16 county region.

Interests:

My current interests include looking at the historical aspects of institutionalization of the mentaly ill throughout the years.

Awards & Honors:

Honors

Marist College, Thomas W. Casey Research Award

New York Mental Health Counselors Association 2008 Award of Service

Governor George Pataki citation and recognition for outstanding service to New York State

New York State legislative citation for distinguished service to the mentally ill of New York State.

Dutchess County Executive, Service Award, for Service to the Community

Westchester County Executive Service Award for service to the mentally ill.

State-Wide Leaders Recognition, Dutchess County SEFA Campaign

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, ‘Person of the Year” Award

State Employees Federated Appeal, Recognition of Outstanding Leadership in the Community

 Expert Panel Member for Policy Guidelines in the Treatment of Schizophrenia

 State Employees Federated Appeal in Dutchess County (recognition of outstanding leadership)

Ulster County Mental Health Community Service Board (recognition for educational services)

New York State Jaycee Achievement Award

United States Jaycee Award

New York State Office of Mental Health Citation for Meritorious Service

Listing in Dictionary of International Biography

Listing in Who’s Who in the East

Listing in Who’s Who in America

Listing in Dictionary of International Psychiatry

Listing in Men of Achievement

Listing in Community Leaders and Noteworthy Americans

Listing in Noteworthy Americans of America

Delegate, New York State Governor’s Conference on Libraries

 

Publications:

Regan, J(2010). An Asylum for Poughkeepsie. The Hudson River Valley Review, 26(92), 99-108.

 

Regan, J., & Lackaye, D. (2008) Technology in the Classroom; Three Useful Interventions ERIC Digests ED504072.

 

Regan, J., Knickerbocker, H., & Allen, J. (2007).  Course management Systems, Past Present and Future ERIC Digests, ED499916.

 

Teed, E., Scileppi, J., Boeckmann, M., Crispi, E., Regan, J. & Whitehouse, D., (2007). The Community Mental Health System: a Navigational Guide for Providers  Boston, MA:  Allyn & Bacon.

 

Regan, James R. (2004) Instilling Empowerment as a Cultural Value in Program Implementation. Proceedings of the International Society for Quality in Health Care 21st Internal Conference, 2004, 73-74.

 

Regan, James R. (2004), The Role of Empirically Supported Treatments for Severe Mental Illness in Shaping Recent Public Mental Health Policy in New York State, Clinical Science, Fall 2004, 9-11.

 

Regan, James R. (2002) Schizophrenia Gives Hope Poughkeepsie Journal Vantage Point Editorial

 

Casper, E.S. & Regan, J.R.  (1993) Reasons for Admission Among Six Profile Sub-Groups of Recidivists of Inpatient Services. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, Vol.38, #10, 657-661.

 

Casper, E.S. & Regan, J.R. (1992) Frequent User subgroups Hospital & Community Psychiatry, Vol. 43, #1, 83.

 

Conferences & Workshops:

Chronology of Professional Activity

 

 

  • The History of Treating the Mentally Ill in New York. Presentation to the Marist Continuing Learning Group, Fall, 2012
  • Grand Rounds, Holliswood Hospital, Quality Improvement an Integral Aspect of Quality of Care.  Queens, NY Februrary, 2012
  • Grand Rounds, Brunswick Hospital,  How to Make Data Change Behavior. Amityville, NY March, 2012
  • Video, the Hudson River Psychiatric Center Museum, a walking guide with explanations. Videoed for possible publication/sale. Fall, 2011.
  • Open Educational Resources: Impact on Students and Faculty, Regan, J., Bernardo, A., presentation at the 25th Annual Teaching of Psychology Conference, Tarrytown, New York, March 2011*
  • Attitudes Toward Mental Illness on Assertive Community Treatment Teams: The Critical Role of the Team, Regan, J., Mancini, Anthony & Moody, E.,  poster presented at the 27th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, Paris, France, October, 2010
  • Attitudes Toward Mental Illness on Assertive Community Treatment Teams: The Critical Role of the Team, Regan, J., panel discussion at the 27th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, Paris , France, October, 2010
  • The Future of Psychologists in the Public Sector: a Report from Commissioners throughout the United States. A presentation to Division 18, of the American Psychological Association at the 87th APA annual conference held in San Diego, California , August, 2010
  • Attitudes toward Mental Illness on Assertive Community Treatment Teams, Regan, J., Mancini, A., Ferrill, G. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, August, 2009
  • Open Source Course Management Programs: Caveat Emptor, Regan, J., Ferrill, G. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, August, 2009
  • Technology in the Classroom: Three Useful Interventions, Regan, J. & Lackaye, D., Panel Presentation at the 22nd Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas & Innovations, White Plains, New York, March, 2008.
  • The Origins of Deinstitutionalization, Regan, J., Grand Rounds, Dutchess County Department of Mental Hygiene, Poughkeepsie, New York, February, 2008.
  • Deinstitutionalization: A Look Back and a Step Forward, Regan, J., Grand Rounds, Hudson River Psychiatric Center, Poughkeepsie, New York, October, 2007.
  • Symposium: Assertive Community Treatment: Impact of Intervention Strategies on Clinical Care, Chair. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California, August, 2007.
  • Assertive Community Treatment: Team Training, Process and Values, Regan, J. & Boyer, S., paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California, August, 2007.
  • Assertive Community Treatment: Brief History and Team Training Considerations, Boyer, S., Knickerbocker, H. & Regan, J., paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California, August, 2007.
  • Blended or Online Courses: Developing Trends Supporting Blended Approaches, Regan, J., Knickerbocker, H. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington D.C., May, 2007.
  • Course Management Systems; Past, Present and Future, Regan, J., Knickerbocker, H. & Allen, J., Panel Presentation  presented at the 21st Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas & Innovations, Ellenville, New York, March, 2007
  • Symposium: Implementing Evidenced-based Practices- The Impact of a Recovery Orientation, Chair. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 2006
  • Brief history of Evidenced Based Practices and the Recovery Orientation, Regan, J & Maffia, B. paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, August, 2006.
  • Implementing Evidenced Based Practices in the public sector-lessons learned, paper presented, Conversation hour, at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 2006
  • Mental and Physical Health, Gender Roles and Identity Development, Walsh, K.G. & Regan, J. poster accepted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, August, 2006
  • Increased Interest and Satisfaction in Computer-assisted Instruction by College Women. Regan, J.R., Boyer, S., & Akers, R. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York City, May, 2006
  • Why Your Adolescent Acts the Way They Do, keynote talk, Annual May Is Mental Health Month Conference, Dutchess County Mental Health Association, Poughkeepsie, New York, May, 2006.
  • Symposium: Does Online Technology Facilitate Learning for Psychology Students, Chair. Presented at the 20th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas & Innovations, Monticello, New York, March, 2006.
  • Differences in Student Opinion of E-Classroom Interfaces, Regan, J. R., Maffia, B., Richmond, L., & Pierson, H., paper presented at the 20th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas & Innovations, Monticello, New York, March, 2006.
  • The Welcoming Aspect of E-elearning Technology, Kavanaugh, M., Vosoughi, M., Pierson, H., & Regan, J.R.,  paper presented at the 20th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas & Innovations, Monticello, New York, March, 2006
  • Symposium: Evidenced –Based Practices-History, Planning, and Implementation in the Public Sector, Chair. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August, 2005.
  • Evidenced Based Practices: Origins; Regan, J.R. & Ackers, R., Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August, 2005.
  • Organization-Centered Consultation and Training; Regan, J.R., Margolies, P.J., & Salerno, A.J., paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D. C., August, 2005.
  • Using Technology to Enhance Classroom Instruction; Regan, J.R., & Ackers, R. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, California, June, 2005.
  • Symposium: Evidenced –Based Practices-History, Planning, and Implementation in the Public Sector, Chair. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August, 2005.
  • Evidenced Based Practices: Origins; Regan, J.R. & Ackers, R., Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August, 2005.
  • Organization-Centered Consultation and Training; Regan, J.R., Margolies, P.J., Salerno, A.J., paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D. C., August, 2005.
  • Using Technology to Enhance Classroom Instruction; Regan, J.R., & Ackers, R. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, California,  June, 2005.
  • Enhancing Hybrid Learning through Involvement of Stakeholders; Regan, J.R. & Ackers, R. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, California, June,  2005.
  • Integrating Community Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System, Invited Panel presentation, Bridges and Barriers Forensic Conference, Albany New York, March, 2005.
Affiliations:

APA

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