Don Collins

Professor Emeritus of Social Work



University of Toronto


University of Windsor


University of Laurentian

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Dr. Don Collins started his professional social work career in 1972. He has practice experience in psychiatric social work, rural social work practice and family therapy.

Collins has written a number of books in the area of field instruction as well as family social work practice. He has also published in the areas of clinical social work practice and social work education.

Upon completion of his PhD from the University of Toronto in 1984, Collins started with the Faculty of Social Work, Southern Alberta Region (Lethbridge), transferred to the Calgary campus in 1994 and has recently returned to the Southern Alberta Region in 2008. He is excited about the new MSW program in this region and plans to remain in this area.