- BS, MSW/LISW
First Year at Xavier University:
Child Welfare; Mental Health; Eating Disorders; Field Education; Community Prevention and Education
Shelagh Larkin has been at Xavier since 1998 and is the Director for Field Education. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Xavier in 1985 and Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky in 1988 and is a member of Alpha Delta Mu- National Social Work Honor Society. She practiced for ten years in the areas of Mental Health, Child Welfare and Eating disorders prior to joining the faculty at Xavier. She has presented at conferences locally and nationally and has served on the board of The Norwood Service League. She received the Outstanding Service Award from Talbert House in 1990 and was recognized in 1991 as an in-house trainer. She has received two Wheeler Grants from Xavier, one in 2007, and one in 2009, and a curriculum development grant from the Council on Social Work Education Gero-Ed Center in 2008.