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Philip Breitenbucher, MSW

Assistant Professor of Social Work
Director, Office of Field Education

Office Phone: 951-552-8984
Office Location: James Building 268
Office Hours: Tuesdays 9am-3pm and Thursdays 10am-12pm

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MSW Master of Social Work/Macro Practice California State University, San Bernardino 2003
BA Psychology California Baptist University 2001
  • Additional Education

    Certificate in Addiction and Recovery from Light University

  • Courses Taught

    SWK 564 - Child Maltreatment
    SWK 521/541/561/581 - Field Practicum
    SWK 520 - Social Welfare Policy
    SWK 577 - Program Evaluation
    SWK 510 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment
    BEH 383 - Statistics and Research Methods
    PSY 213 - Introduction to Psychology

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Child Welfare Juvenile Justice Policy
    Organizational Leadership
    Data Information Systems and Technology

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Role of Resource Parents in Supporting Family Recovery and Reunification in Family Treatment Drug Courts: Foster Families Today, November 2018
    Exploring Racial and Ethnic Disproportionality and Disparities in Family Drug Courts: Findings from the Regional Partnership Grant Program with Russ Bermejo, Colleen M. Killian, Nancy K. Young, Lisa Duong, and Ken DeCerchio: Advancing Justice Journal, May 2018
    How Targeted Efforts to Provide Children’s Services in Collaborative Courts Improve Child, Parent, and Family Outcomes with Michael S. Rodi, Sharon Amatetti, Colleen Killian, Nancy K. Young, Alexis Balkey: Child Welfare Journal, June 2015

  • Church Membership & Activities

    South Hills Church

  • Community Service & Involvement

    School Site Council Member