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Ciara Collins

University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut
Ciara M. Collins, MA is a Doctoral candidate in the Human Development and Family Studies department at the University of Connecticut, recently completing her MA in the Marriage and Family Therapy program. She received her BA in Psychology from Biola University. She provides program evaluation for Head Start in Eastern Connecticut and UConn’s First Star Academy, as well as clinical outpatient services for children and their families at Wheeler Clinic in Plainville, CT. Her research interests include foster youth, program design and evaluation, public policy, and qualitative/mixed methods research.