Faculty MemberJohn Heck

Project Staff Associate

E-mail: jheck@albany.edu
Telephone: (518) 442-5719

Specialization: Human Services Management Information Systems

Projects:
Healthy Families New Jersey Evaluation
Healthy Families New York Evaluation

John primarily works on the Management Information System for the Healthy Families New York Evaluation. He provides support and training to the users of the system and works with CHSR programmers to convert the exiting PC/network based application into a Web application.

John joined CHSR in 1994 when he supervised the Technology Unit of the Neighborhood Based Alliance Initiative (NBA). Previously, he has worked with state information systems in the areas of teen pregnancy prevention, crisis intervention, and case management. John is committed to helping human service agencies use information to manage program activities, do strategic planning, monitor performance, have fidelity to evidence based models, inform policy makers, and accurately report to funders. He has fifteen years of experience working in human service agencies that serve mental health, mental retardation, and developmental disability populations.

John received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wittenberg University and his MSW from the University at Albany, SUNY. He became a member of the Healthy Families America Accreditation panel and the Healthy Families America National Advisory Committee in 2008.