Chatham University

Social Work Faculty and Staff

Deborah Rubin

Deborah Rubin

rubin@chatham.edu
Social Work Program Director; Chair Department of Social Work and Criminology
Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA
Joined Chatham : 1998

Education

  • BA Chatham College, BSW, MSW McGill University, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Publications

  • Valutis, S., Rubin, D., & Bell, M. (in press). Value Conflicts and Value Priorities: It’s Not Just About Religion. Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought.
  • Bell, M. & Rubin, D. Social workers and family planning knowledge: Are we still gatekeepers? (in press) Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work.
  • Valutis, S., Rubin, D., & Bell, M. Professional Socialization and Social Work Values: Who Are We Teaching? 2012) Social Work Education: The International Journal
  • Valutis, S. & Rubin, D. (2010). IRBs and Social Work: A Survey of Program Directors' Knowledge and Attitudes. Journal of Social Work Education.
  • Rubin, D., Valutis, S., & Robinson, B. (2010). Social work education and student research projects: A survey of BSW and MSW Program Directors. Journal of Social Work Education.
  • Rubin, D. (2009). From private demons to public problems: The work of Mary Cromwell Jarrett. Affilia: The Journal of Women and Social Work. 24,4. DOI doi:10.1177/0886109909343566

Certifications

Awards

  • Jane Burger Advising Award 2003

Organizations

Achievements

  • Chatham University Technology Fellow 2012-14
  • Selected to participate in Fullbright Hays Study Trip to Egypt- 2007

Presentations

  • Meyers, E., Rubin, D., Turner, R. . Orientation and Professional Development for New Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors/Administrators. Accepted for Faculty Development Institute workshop, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX, October, 2013
  • Rubin, D. & Valutis, S., Stereotyping, Self-Monitoring, and Tolerating Ambiguity: Implications for Professional Socialization and Education. Accepted paper for Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX, October, 2013
  • Rubin, D., May, J. D., & Meyers, E. Administering a Small BSW Program. Pre-conference workshop Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, March, 2013
  • Valutis, S., Rubin, D., & Yoder, H. Research Expertise as Capital: Are We Sharing the Wealth? Paper presented at Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC, October, 2012
  • Rubin, D., Turner, R., May, D. & Meyers, E. Orientation and Professional Development for New Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors/Administrators. Accepted as Leadership Training Institute workshop, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC, October, 2012
  • Rubin, D. & May, J. D. Administering a Small BSW Program. Pre-conference workshop Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, March, 2012
  • Turner, R., Meyers, E., May, D. & Rubin, D. Orientation and Professional Development for New Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors/Administrators. Accepted as a peer reviewed Leadership Training Institute Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, October, 2011
  • Valutis, S., Rubin, D., & Bell, M. Professional Socialization and Social Work Values: Who Are We Teaching? Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Portland, October, 2010.
  • Bell, M., Rubin, D., & Valutis, S. Providing Family Planning Information to Clients: What Do Social Workers Know? Peer reviewed paper presented at the Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Atlanta, March, 2010
  • Valutis, S., Bell, M., & Rubin, D. Value Conflicts and Value Priorities: What do Social Workers Think? Peer reviewed paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, November 2009
  • Valutis, S. & Rubin, D. Human Subjects Protection and Social Work Research: Linking Principle, Policy, and Pragmatics Paper presented Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Philadelphia, October 2008
  • Valutis, S., Rubin, D. & Robinson, B. BSW Student Research: A Survey of BSW Program Directors. Paper presented at Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Destin, FL, March, 2008
  • Rubin, D. Islam and the Muslim World: What I Learned on My Fulbright-Hayes. Paper presented at Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Destin, FL, March, 2008
  • Rubin, D. Administering a Small BSW Program. Invited presentation at Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Destin, FL, March, 2008
  • Rubin, D., Valutis, S., & Robinson, B. Social Work Student Research: What Helps, What Hurts? Paper presented Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Francisco, CA October 2007
  • Rubin, D., & Valutis, S. Rounding up Resources for Understanding Social Policy through Interdisciplinary International Experiences. Paper presented at Roundtable Forum at Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November 2005.
  • Rubin, D., & Valutis, S. On the Road to Professional Respect: Undergraduate Research Projects, Rewards and Challenge. Paper presented at Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI, November, 2004.
  • Rubin, D. Building Bridges for Homeless Women: A Model of Interagency and Interdisciplinary Collaboration. Paper presented at Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA., October 24, 2002
  • Rubin, D., & Cahalane, H. Family Satisfaction with Mental Health Services for their Children Paper presented at the Society for Research and Social Work Conference, Charleston, SC, January, 2000.
  • Rubin, D., Valutis, S., & Stubbs, M. An Interdisciplinary Certificate in Gerontology for Undergraduate Social Work Students. Paper presented at Baccalaureate Program Directors Social Work Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO., November 5, 1999