Dr. Shannon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at UNH. He brings expertise in policy analysis, advocacy, development and implementation. He was the Director of Research and Evaluation for the Partnership for People with Disabilities (formerly Virginia Institute for Developmental Disabilities). He supervises social work trainees and is Coordinator of the Policy sequence for NH-ME LEND. His publications and research focuses on the interconnection between developmental disabilities and child maltreatment, with an emphasis on the child welfare systems ability to respond to and support children with developmental disabilities. Currently, he is the chief evaluator for the development and implementation of a new Practice Model for child welfare workers for the NH Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF).
- SW 525: Social Welfare Policy
- SW 820: Social Welfare Policy I
- SW 926: Social Welfare Policy II
- SW 992: Special Projects & Ind Study
Shannon, P., & Anderson, P. R. (2008). Developmental screening in community health care centers and pediatric practices: an evaluation of the Baby Steps Program.. Intellectual and developmental disabilities, 46(4), 281-289.