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Megan Wallace MSW, LISW

Megan Mercedes Wallace MSW, LISW

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  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Ms. Wallace is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-CP) for the State of South Carolina and a Board Approved Supervisor. She is a Clinical Instructor and the Director for Clinical Operations for the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVRTC) within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Ms. Wallace also serves as the Director for the MSW Field Placement Program at the NCVRTC and the Associate Director for the Community Outreach Program-Esperanza (COPE). She completed her undergraduate coursework at the College of Charleston, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Minor in Spanish. Ms. Wallace earned her Master’s in Social Work from the College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina. She completed her generalist practice internship at the NCVRTC and her advanced practice internship at the Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center. Ms. Wallace is a nationally certified provider of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and a certified trainer for Components for Enhancing Clinician Experience and Reducing Trauma (CE-CERT).

Ms. Wallace is trained in evidence-based treatment of trauma related mental health issues, specifically focusing on child abuse and loss by homicide. For the last 11 years, Ms. Wallace has served as the coordinator for a federally funded Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) service grant aimed to improve resources for survivors of homicide and victims of crime with barriers to traditional, office-based treatment. Ms. Wallace has expertise in traumatic loss, evidence-based trauma treatments, telehealth service delivery, and community-based mental health approaches.

Ms. Wallace is a part of the South Carolina Suicide Prevention Coalition and an active Committee Member of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Charleston Area Out of the Darkness Walk.