FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 31, 2009
Dr. Shaw’s professional positions included Chief of Child Psychiatry In-patient Service and Chief of Child Psychiatry Residency Training at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital, Director of The Coney Island Mental Health Center for Children and Youth, and Chief of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Family and Children's Mental Health Services for the entire South Bronx of New York, where he trained child psychiatry residents in community psychiatry. He joined the PTC’s Advisory Board in 2004.
In The Epidemic, Dr. Shaw wrote: “Large numbers of children, even including those who could be considered privileged, are no longer developing the empathy, moral commitment, and ability to love necessary to maintain our society at the level that has always been our dream.”
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