Sherri L. Shaw is the program manager in Adult Outpatient Program (AOP) for Grady Health System (GHS). GHS is one of the largest health systems in the US.
The Behavioral Health Emergency and Crisis Services receive more than 15,000 patient visits a year, making it one of the five busiest in the nation.
AOP is a component of Georgia's Department of Mental Health outpatient service continuum.
AOP offers professional psychiatric and rehabilitation services for a full range of behavioral health conditions that can be treated on a voluntary basis in an outpatient setting.
Primary candidates include those with a primary psychiatric diagnosis and require ongoing care to maintain stability of a chronic, persistent mental illness and to prevent symptom exacerbation leading to re-hospitalization or dangerous behavior.
Ms. Shaw is a licensed professional counselor, a national certified counselor, a certified forensic interviewer and is certified in thanatology.
She has more than 20 years of experience in the mental health field.