Part-time Faculty - Shawn Yardley
B.A. University of Maine (Sociology/Social Welfare)
M.S. Husson College (Business)
Shawn spent 17 years in public child welfare at the Maine Department of Human Services as a caseworker, supervisor and regional administrator. Mr. Yardley was Director of Adoption for the Bangor office of MAPS for 2 years and from 2001 to 2004 he was the director of the River Coalition, an organization dedicated to primary prevention for youth and families focused on drug/alcohol use prevention, bullying and conflict resolution. For the past 5 years Shawn has directed the City of Bangor’s Health and Community Services Department. He has co-taught 2 courses focusing on child welfare for 23 years, emphasizing a multi-disciplinary approach and exploring the ethical issues inherent in this work.