ScottShaw

Scott A. Shaw, MA, NCC has held management positions in education, human services and rehabilitation in a career spanning almost 25 years.   Scott is now the State Director for Illinois for NeuroRestorative. He had been the clinical manager for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center’s (DVBIC) residential neurorehabilitation and community reintegration program in Johnstown, PA.  Scott had served as the second vice president of the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania and has been a board member since 2011.  Scott has a particular interest in the areas of program development, quality improvement, outcomes management and stakeholder involvement.  Scott’s true passion is developing creative approaches to service delivery that improve the lives of people with disabilities, empower employees and create efficiency for providers.

Scott has successfully co-lead a CARF accreditation team for a start-up program to three year accreditation.  Scott has developed residential behavioral modification programs for adults, behavior tracking systems for community-based settings, and a behavioral supervision model that provides direct care staff clinical support and clinicians the data they need to improve treatment planning.  Scott is an advocate of prevention vs. reaction and successfully lead the effort at the DVBIC to train 100% of staff in crisis prevention.  Scott is a nationally certified counselor (NCC), credentialed by the National Board for Certified Counselors and is  also a Crisis Prevention Intervention, Inc. instructor.

In addition to his professional activities, Scott coordinates fundraising efforts for the BIAPA in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community in Johnstown, PA and facilitates a brain injury support group for Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.  Scott also volunteers time consulting for the Best of Friends Therapeutic Riding Program, recently securing them a new location with room to grow and a long-term lease the program can afford.  Scott volunteers at his church, is a member of the Knights of Columbus and has volunteered as a home room parent at his son’s school.

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