Coordinating Care for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: Behavioral Telehealth in SchoolsOverview:
Megan Wallace, a Licensed Independent Social Worker and the Clinic Coordinator for the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), explains the need for care coordination for children who have experienced trauma, and how behavioral telehealth can bridge the gap in access to care for these children.
Contact Hours: 0 Cost: FREE Length: 60 minutes
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As a result of participating in this program, the participant will be able to:
- Explain the need for trauma-informed services in a school environment.
- Describe common trauma reactions for students
- Identify appropriate referral options for students needing trauma-informed care.
Ms. Wallace is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and the Clinic Coordinator for the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). She completed her undergraduate coursework at the College of Charleston, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. 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 NCVC and her advanced practice internship at the Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center. Ms. Wallace has been trained in evidence-based treatment of trauma related mental health issues, specifically focusing on child abuse and loss by homicide. For the last six 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. In addition, for the last four years, Ms. Wallace has served as the Lead Coordinator and Therapist providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to children and adolescents across the state through the Telehealth Outreach Program (TOP). Ms. Wallace has expertise in traumatic loss, evidence based trauma treatment, and community based mental health approaches.
Presenter Disclosure Statement:
The speaker and the educational planners have no Conflict of Interest to declare.
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