Heather Larkin Holloway
Ph.D. (2006) The Catholic University of America
M.S.W. (1994) Boston University
B.A. (1992) University of Rhode Island
UAlbany News - 5 Questions with Faculty (2019)
ACE Response in Capital Region of NY Community (SSW Radio Show - 2019).
Personal Websites - ACE Response and The National Center for Excellence in Homeless Services
Awards and Honors
2014 - New York State Council on Children & Families:
“What’s Great in New York State – A Celebration of Children’s Mental Health Awareness.”
Award for the ACE Think Tank & Action Team Events
2014 - New York State Senate Proclamation and Senate Resolution
In recognition of The HEARTS Initiative for ACE Response
2014 - President’s Award for Exemplary Community Engagement
The HEARTS Initiative, a partnership of 16 organizations, led by Dr. Heather Larkin,
Associate Professor, School of Social Welfare, reflects aspects of community-engaged scholarship and service, directly connecting practitioners in the community with emerging research and bringing emerging practices to research.
2013 - President’s Award for Exemplary Community Engagement
Service Outcomes Action Research (SOAR): Longstanding community-based participatory research involving faculty and two providers of residential and community-based care for high need youth. Faculty and practitioners collaborate on developing evidence-based practices to improve treatment services and outcomes. Community-engaged teaching has been another important component of this project. School of Criminal Justice, School of Social Welfare, LaSalle School, Saint Anne Institute.
2012-Champion of Character Educator Leadership Award, Sage College, Troy, N.Y.
The Academy states that Heather's leadership, positive actions and quest for excellence make her a role model and attests to the positive influence she has on positive character development in our community. The award recognizes Heather's extraordinary efforts in preventing and addressing adverse childhood experiences through the HEARTS Initiative.