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Ricky Wallace

LTC Ricky Wallace

LTC Ricky Wallace, Ph.D., MSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Office: Lauretta Taylor Building, Room 217
Phone: 672-1210
Fax: 672-1755



Ph.D Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
M.S.W. Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA

LTC Ricky Wallace is a former battalion commander and embedded infantry leader who has lead a team in Helmand Province, Afghanistan and Operation Desert Storm. His is a practicing professional social worker with over 23 years of administrative and direct practice experience in mental health and substance abuse. He has served as adjunct professor at Mercer University Department of Human Services, for two years. Dr. Wallace teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses, been involved in curriculum development, conducts research and development activities, and has been a part of capital funding campaigns. 

Teaching Courses

SWRK 540 - Social Work Intervention with Individuals and Families
SWRK 610 - Social Work Practice with Families
SWRK 628 - Assessment and Treatment of Suicide


Certified Addiction Counselor Level II
Certified Clinical Supervisor
Certified Addiction Counselor, State of Georgia
National Masters Addiction Counselor
National Certified Addiction Counselor II

Professional Affiliations

Georgia Addiction Conselors Association
NAAADAC Addiction Professionals Association

A Constituent Institution of The University of North Carolina