Christine Shane, PhD, Human Services, Behavioral Sciences | Fitchburg State University
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Faculty Directory » Christine Shane

Behavioral Sciences

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Call Gail Feckley at (978) 665-3241 to arrange for an appointment.

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay 206C
Phone: 978.665.3242

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Human Services (HMSV 1100)
Interviewing Techniques (HMSV 2500)
Group Work (HMSV 2900)
Managing the Non-Profit Agency (HMSV 3000)
Building Community Supports for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (HMSV 3410)
Internship in CJ/HMSV (HMSV 4890)


Ph.D., Brandeis University
M.S., Syracuse University
B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research Interests:

Persons with Disabilities and Community Support Systems

Current Projects:

Transition Workshops for families and individuals with disabilities, sponsored by ARC Massachusetts
Assessment of Public School Programs and Non-Profit Organization
Chairperson, Statewide Advisory Council, Department of Developmental Disabilities

Representative Publications:

Shane, C.L. et al. (2003). Tools for Tomorrow. ARC Massachusetts.

Shane, C. L. (2003). Americans with Disabilities: Advocacy, Law, and Human Services. In H. S. Harris et al (Eds.), Human Services: Contemporary Issues and Trends (3rd ed.). Pearson.

Shane, C.L. (2001). The Americans with Disabilities Act and Workers’ Compensation Insurance. Unintended Consequences. Brandies University. (Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation)

Professional Affiliations:

AAIDD - The American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (formerly AAMR)