Mr. Wallace has been on LaSalle’s staff since 2004, and is licensed by tbe State of New York as a clinical social worker with psychotherapy privileges. Formerly director of LaSalle’s clinical services, he is currently the associate executive director for Program Development at LaSalle. Drawing on nearly 20 years of experience in child welfare, juvenile justice, and private practice, Mr. Wallace has developed a specialization in the treatment of juvenile sexual aggression and trauma. He is also an active trainer, speaking to audiences throughout the nation, and has consulted for numerous government and private agencies across New York State.
Beyond his clinical experience, Mr. Wallace holds an Adjunct Faculty position at the Sage Graduate School and has served as a Ph. D. Dissertation Committee member with the State University at Albany, School of Criminal Justice. He is also a member of the American Association of Children’s Residential Center’s National Program Committee, serves on the Board of Directors for the NYS Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers and the NYS Alliance of Sex Offender Service Providers, and is a member of the NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services Adolescent Level of Care (LOCADTR)Design Committee. Mr. Wallace’s insights on trauma informed care and the effective treatment of court involved youth have appeared in several articles published by the Schenectady Gazette, New York Nonprofit Press, and ACEs Too High.
He earned a master’s degree in Social Work from the State University of New York at Albany, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Binghamton.