Amy Blank Wilson, PhD
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
SASS 477 Direct Practice
SASS 620 Theory and Research-Based Knowledge for Social Work Practice
Affiliations and Activities
Chair of the Mental Health Specialization (Masters Program)
Clinical Associate: Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research. University of
Awards, Fellowships, Honors
Wilson, A.B., & Farkas, K. (In press). Collaborative adaptations in social work intervention research in real world settings: Lessons learned from the field. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work.Wilson, A.B., Draine, J., Barrenger, S., Hadley, T., Evans, A. (In press). The role of substance abuse in explaining time to re-incarceration among people with serious mental illness. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.
Wilson, A.B., (In press). How people with mental illness seek help after release from jail. Qualitative Health Research.
Wilson, A.B., Brown, S., Wood, Z., Farkas, K. (In press). Teaching direct practice skills using web-based simulations: Home visiting in the virtual world. Journal of Teaching in Social Work.
Wilson, A.B., Draine, J., Hadley, T., Metraux, S. (in press) The role of mental illness and substance abuse in explaining jail recidivism. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry.
Wilson, A.B., Barrenger, S., Bohrman, C., Draine, J. (2013). Balancing accessibility and selectivity in 21st century public mental health services: Implications for hard to engage clients. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 40(2), 191-206.
Wilson, A. B., Draine, J., Hadley, T., & Metraux, S. (2011) The role of mental illness and substance abuse in explaining jail recidivism. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 34, 264–268.
Draine J., Wilson, A. B., Metraux S., Hadley T., & Evans, A. (2010) The impact of mental illness status on speed and means of jail release. Psychiatric Services, 61, 458–462.
Wilson, A.B. (2009). “It takes ID to get ID”: Service barriers for people with serious mental illness leaving jail. Social Service Review, 83, 111–132.