Melissa K. Merrick, LCSW, MSW, CDC I

Clinical Director of Brief Intervention Services, Behavioral Services Division

Melissa K. Merrick is a licensed clinical social worker and clinical director for Southcentral Foundation. Melissa joined SCF in 2007. She plays a key role in overseeing quality and clinical improvement for the Behavioral Services Division. She coordinates quality assurance activities and program development, and provides clinical oversight for the behavioral health integration program. She directs clinical activities for behavioral health consultants who provide services in four clinics across multiple disciplines. She has been instrumental in designing and implementing new programs in the clinics, such as the Suboxone program in primary care, chronic pain management and opiate prescribing, and expanding co-located psychiatry in the primary care clinics.