Thomas M. Crea


Assistant Professor

Graduate School of Social Work

Boston College


McGuinn Hall 205

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

T: 617-552-0813

F: 617-552-3570


Courses taught:


Program Evaluation              SW 841-04

                                                SW 841-12



Research Interests:


Services for Children and Families, Team Decisionmaking, Foster Care Placement Dynamics, Special Needs Adoption, Home Study Assessment Methods, Fatherhood, Quantitative Methods, Program Evaluation




The Family to Family child welfare reform initiative, sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation:


The Structured Family Analysis Evaluation (SAFEŠ) standardized home study method, sponsored by the Consortium for Children: