Director of Livewell
University of Washington
Shannon Bailie is Director of Livewell at the University of Washington and has worked in education, medical and clinical, settings as well as extensively with institutions of higher education. In 2005 Shannon began working as the Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Information Specialist, providing both response and support to survivors of assault, as well as being actively involved in prevention efforts surrounding interpersonal violence in the college setting. In 2007, Shannon became the Director of Livewell (formerly Health & Wellness) at UW where she formed a holistic program addressing the overlap of multiple topics on college campuses through prevention, intervention, and strategic outreach. Livewell offers evidence-based services to students on a variety of issues, including; suicide prevention, alcohol and other drug education, sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, harassment advocacy, student coaching, and peer education. Shannon has also been involved in the provision of brief intervention trainings on college campuses, including recent efforts to promote screening for alcohol, suicide, interpersonal violence. She has published on college student health and wellness issues, provided keynote addresses and presented on college student wellness focusing on ways to bridge the gap between research, what science says is effective, and best practices on campus.