Senior Advisor for System Design and Implementation
Shannon Robshaw, MSW, has over twenty-five years of experience in state government and non-profit executive leadership positions focusing on policy and system reform to improve mental health and health service delivery systems. Since joining the TA Network for Children’s Behavioral Health, University of Maryland in October 2013, Ms. Robshaw has provided a range of technical assistance to more than 14 state level system of care grantees and 20 local community grantees. Ms. Robshaw has also served as faculty for TA Network hosted meetings on Integrated Care, Innovations in Medicaid Managed Care and Financing Systems of Care, and at the National Wraparound Implementation Academy. She has contributed to the production of array of educational publications and briefing documents from the TA Network. She most recently served as Executive Director of the Continuum of Care (COC) in the South Carolina Governor’s Office, whose mission is to provide care coordination services for the state’s children and youth with the most serious and complex behavioral health disorders. She also served on multi-agency Leadership Team developing South Carolina’s statewide Palmetto Coordinated System of Care. She served as the Director of the Louisiana Coordinated System of Care and led planning and start-up efforts for the Governor’s cross-departmental initiative to build a new service delivery system for children and youth at risk of out of home placements. Ms. Robshaw also managed a broad-based planning process which resulted in the development of the system design, service array and operational structure for the Louisiana CSoC, as well as financing strategies including Medicaid waivers and state plan amendments necessary to leverage funds in support of CSoC implementation. Past service as the Executive Director of the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum, an Executive Management Officer in the Office of the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and as the Executive Director of the Mental Health Association in Louisiana.