Senior Program Associate
Center Children and Family Futures
Ashay Shah is a policy and research focused social worker with a strong commitment to serving the needs of disadvantaged children, youth, and adults including special-needs populations, adults with mental health or substance use disorders, and children in the child welfare system. He has spent the last eight years working for the Center for Children and Family Futures as an evaluator, technical assistance provider, and program manager. His experience in direct service, policy, and research and evaluation allows him to navigate complex systems of care and provide consultation to systems and programs across the country. He is currently a Senior Associate for the National Family Treatment Court Training and Technical Assistance Program. Mr. Shah received a master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California and a bachelor of arts degree in international studies with a minor in humanities and law from the University of California, Irvine.