Tag: mary collins

Mary Elizabeth Collins: Building a Sustained Commitment to Children

On June 25, VTDigger featured commentary by Boston University School of Social Work Professor and Department of Social Welfare Policy Chair Mary Elizabeth Collins, Ph. D. In the article, Collins discusses the need for a sustained commitment to children. “Protecting children and supporting families challenges each of our states’ child welfare systems,” Collins says. “The […]

Professor Brings Expertise to Vietnam Through Fulbright Program

Although social work is an established profession in different parts of the world, there are still communities that are undergoing dynamic economic and social change. In many countries, including Vietnam, the process of establishing the profession of social work is a recent development that is still unfolding. Those trying to build a foundation for the […]

Professor Mary Collins Among 100 Most Influential Social Work Journal Authors

The British Journal of Social Work has published a study, “Influential Publications in Social Work Discourse: The 100 Most Highly Cited Articles in Disciplinary Journals: 2000-09,” that includes Professor Mary Collins of the Boston University School of Social Work: #31 Collins, M.E. (2001) ‘Transition to adulthood for vulnerable youths: A review of research and implications […]