Robert Shaw

Community Development Specialist

Robert Shaw is the Community Development Specialist for the Texas System of Care, a project at the School of Social Work’s Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health. In this role, he is responsible for coordinating support for local implementation of the system of care framework. He provides strategic consultation and coaching to communities at different stages of system of care readiness. Previously, Robert was Executive Director of a rural, community-based organization that offers a variety of free, social services. At his previous job, he implemented a tele-health program where local community members were able to receive free mental health and substance abuse counseling. Robert received his Master’s in Public Health in Social and Behavioral Health from Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health.


Hartland Plaza

Room:HLP 310D

Mailing Address

The University of Texas
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd R5000
Austin, TX 78712-0358