Donna Shanor is the Director of Clinical Social Work at University of Texas Dell Medical Center and UT Health Austin in Austin, Texas. She has experience working in interdisciplinary integrated primary care settings and is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Donna has over 15 years of experience working with cross cultural issues, domestic violence, substance abuse, mood disorders, and trauma within the framework of individual, couples, family, and group work. She is a longtime member of the National Association of Social Workers and has been appointed by the University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work as a University Field Affiliate.
Donna has served on the Trauma-Informed Care Consortium of Central Texas since 2013 and has lead efforts in the implementation of becoming a trauma informed organization. She is also a Board Approved Clinical Supervisor in the state of Texas.
Donna provides training on integrated care, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction to nonprofits, clinicians, educators and others in the helping profession. She has developed a strong interest in compassion fatigue, particularly with professionals in the helping profession who work with Spanish speaking clients or patients.