Keely Vaughn, M. Ed.

Incarcerated Survivor Response Team Care Specialist

Keely joined STSM in March 2017 as a contract employee and was bought on full time October 2017 as the Incarcerated Survivor Response Team Care Specialist. In her role, Keely provides individual rape crisis intervention and group services to the women at Camille Griffin Graham Correctional Institution. Through her experience, Keely believes that the process of rehabilitation starts with addressing past sexual trauma which is prevalent among incarcerated females. 

She earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013; and a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from DePaul University in Chicago in July 2016. Keely is a certified South Carolina Victim Service Provider and has been providing rape crisis support services since 2011. You can often find Keely reading, hiking outdoors, or on the couch watching her favorite movies and television shows with her family.