Kelly Shaw

Director of Care

Kelly Shaw is a highly regarded veteran in the field of Child and Youth Care with over 25 years of experience. In addition to her role as core faculty in the Child and Youth Care program at the Nova Scotia Community College, she has an MA in Child and Youth Study, holds certification from the CYC Certification Board and is completing a PhD in Educational Studies at Brock University. Kelly has been instrumental in increasing the scope and practice of Child and Youth Care nationally, while supporting emerging youth care workers entering the field in Nova Scotia. She is currently the President of the Council of Canadian Child and Youth Care Associations as well as the Past President of the Nova Scotia Child and Youth Care Workers Association.  Kelly has been a key advisor of Atlantic Youth since its inception and will oversee all therapeutic components at 4D North.