Started UK doctoral program: 2015
Area of research interest: health outcomes in children and adolescents
Dissertation chair: Dr. Otis
I am a senior teaching professor at Xavier University in the BSW program. I am also the director for field education.
Manuscripts Published or in Press:
Schaefer, J. & Larkin, S. (2015). Interprofessional education in undergraduate social work education, The Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 20, 179-188.
Zucchero, R., Hooker, E., Harland, B., Larkin, S., and Tunningley, J. (2011). Maximizing the impact of a symposium to facilitate change in student attitudes about interdisciplinary teamwork, Clinical Gerontologist, 34 (5), 399-412. Doi: 10.2080/07317115.2011.588543
Larkin, S. (2010). Spiritually sensitive professional development of self: A curriculum module for field, Social Work and Christianity, 37(4), 446-466.
Zucchero,R., Hooker,E., & Larkin, S., (2009). An interdisciplinary symposium on dementia care improves student attitudes toward health care teams. International Psychogeriatrics,1-9.doi:10.1017/S1041610209991293
January 2018- The relationship of temperament, parenting stress, maternal child interaction and child health. Poster Presentation at the Society for Social Work Research, January, 2018, Washington, D.C.
March 2017 -Forms and measures for evaluation New Field Directors Training at The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), National Conference, New Orleans, LA.
March 2014- Evaluation of student learning New Field Directors Training at The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), National Conference, Louisville, KY.
March 2014- Interprofessional education: A golden opportunity for social work education. The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), National Conference, Louisville, KY.
March 2013- The generalist field education approach: Empowering students for best practice in field at The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, National Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.
MSW, University of Kentucky
I have written and published a social work textbook: Larkin, S. (2019). A field guide for social workers: Applying your generalist training. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, Inc.