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Allison Farrell

Project Coordinator, School Mental Health Team
Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina

Office: Barnwell College Rm. 363
Phone Number: 777-5666

Allison Farrell joined the School Mental Health Team in May of 2016 as Project Coordinator for PERSIST (Promoting Early Resiliency in Students through Safety and Support Teams), a School Based Mental Health initiative focused on building resilience among children in 12 elementary schools in the Pee Dee Region. Prior to joining the SMHT, Allison worked on the evaluation team for the New York City Asthma Initiative and Project ACCESS, a multi-city  campaign using social marketing to identify and link to care HIV infected youth. From 2010-2016 Allison worked as a Medical Social Worker Case Manager in the Emergency Department of a Level I Trauma Center serving adults and children from 17 counties in South Carolina. She earned a M.P.H. from New York University in 2000 and a M.S.W. from the College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina in 2010. Allison completed The Interdisciplinary Educational Specialization in End-of-Life Care program, a Duke Endowment Fellowship with Winthrop University in 2010. She is an Accredited Case Manager (ACM) and a Licensed Independent Social Worker- Clinical Practitioner (LISW-CP).