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Tiffany Howard is a behavioral health expert, licensed professional counselor, and board-certified telemental health provider. She brings extensive experience in trauma-informed approaches, suicide prevention, community-led suicide prevention, school-based mental health, telehealth implementation and management, mental health resilience, self-care, and project management.

Howards is a trauma-informed training specialist for EDC’s Trauma Recovery, Mental Health Promotion, and Violence Prevention team. She provides consultation and coaching on trauma-informed approaches, suicide prevention, and resilience. As project manager for South Carolina Communities of Care Statewide Initiative, she delivers trauma-informed and suicide prevention-focused training to diverse community groups.

Before joining EDC, Howard was a mental health counselor and coordinator of Web-based services for the University of South Carolina. She developed trainings, policies, and procedures that enabled the university’s counseling centers to shift to providing teletherapy services during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is also the co-founder and president of a nonprofit whose mission is increasing scholarship and mentorship opportunities for minority women nationwide.

Howard holds an EdS in Counselor Education from the University of South Carolina and a BA in Psychology from Winthrop University.