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Paul Shawler, PhD

Paul Shawler, PhD

Assistant Professor

Center on Child Abuse and Neglect
940 NE 13th Street, Nicholson Tower, Suite 4900
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: (405) 271-8858
FAX: (405) 271-2931

(405) 271-8858

Dr. Shawler is an Assistant Professor in the OU Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics. Through his faculty appointment, Dr. Shawler serves as the Chief Psychologist for Oklahoma’s juvenile justice department, the Office of Juvenile Affairs. Dr. Shawler administers program development and support including strategic planning for treatment of youth and families in the justice system. These services include forensic evaluations and court testimony along with an array of treatment programs at community mental health agencies, detention centers, and residential placements. Dr. Shawler’s clinical and research interests broadly focus on youth justice, evidence-based treatment, and data-driven policy development to enhance children’s lives.

Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Evaluation and treatment of children who have experienced child maltreatment
  • Evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with problematic sexual behavior
  • Prevention of child maltreatment and juvenile delinquency
  • Evaluation and treatment of children with Selective Mutism