Positions

Overview

  • Patrick Shannon, Ph.D. MSW, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work. Patrick is also a faculty member for the New Hampshire Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NH-LEND) program. His academic preparation includes a BA in Human Services and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York and a Ph.D. in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond Virginia. Patrick‚Äôs practice interests include supporting children with developmental disabilities through advocacy, family support, program evaluation research, and analysis of disability related policy. His research focuses on systemic barriers to services for children with developmental disabilities such as access to early intervention services, health care, behavioral supports in schools, and juvenile justice. His current research is focused on the child welfare systems ability to respond to and support children with developmental disabilities. He has numerous publications that focus on children with developmental disabilities who have been maltreated in child welfare, disability, and social work journals.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2011 Identification and assessment of children with developmental disabilities in child welfare.Social Work.  56:297-305. 2011
    2011 A qualitative analysis of child protective services practice with children with developmental disabilitiesChildren and Youth Services Review.  33:1469-1475. 2011
    2011 Assessing the health perspectives of unique populations of adolescents: a focus group study.Social Work in Health Care.  50:183-198. 2011
    2008 Developmental screening in community health care centers and pediatric practices: an evaluation of the Baby Steps Program.Mental Retardation Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  46:281-289. 2008
    2006 Identifying children with developmental disabilities receiving child protection services: A national survey of child welfare administratorsFamilies in Society Social casework Journal of social casework.  87:351-357. 2006
    2004 Identifying children with disabilities in child welfare systems: A follow up studyJournal of Intellectual Disability Research.  48:458-458. 2004
    2004 Barriers to family-centered services for infants and toddlers with developmental delays.Social Work.  49:301-308. 2004
    2003 Families' perception of the ability to pay for early intervention servicesJournal of Early Intervention.  25:164-172. 2003
    2002 Measuring the impact of positive behavior supportJournal of Positive Behavior Interventions.  4:109-117. 2002
    2001 Building collaboration among physicians and other early intervention providers: Practices that workInfants and Young Children.  13:11-20. 2001

    Teaching Activities

  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2019
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2018 - 2019
  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2018
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2018
  • Social Welfare Policy II Taught course 2018
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2017 - 2018
  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2017
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2017
  • Research Methods in Soc Work Taught course 2016 - 2017
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2016 - 2017
  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2016
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2016
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2016
  • Special Projects & Ind Study Taught course 2016
  • Research Methods in Soc Work Taught course 2015 - 2016
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2015 - 2016
  • Research Methods in Soc Work Taught course 2015
  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2015
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2015
  • Research Methods in Soc Work Taught course 2015
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2015
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2015
  • Research Methods in Soc Work Taught course 2014 - 2015
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2014 - 2015
  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2014
  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2014
  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2014
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2014
  • Social Welfare Policy I Taught course 2014
  • Research Methods in Soc Work Taught course 2014
  • Understand Devlp Disabilities Taught course 2014
  • Understand Devlp Disabilities Taught course 2014
  • Social Welfare Policy Taught course 2013 - 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Patrick Shannon