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Dolores Berses Rubia, RSW, MSSW

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  • PHD Clinical Psychology
    University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City (enrolled); 2004 – present
  • Master of Science in Social Work
    Asian Social Institute, Malate, Manila; 2002
  • Bachelor of Science in Social Work
    Colegio de Sta. Isabel; 1984-1989

International Conferences/Trainings Attended:

Resource Person:

  • Multidisciplinary Training on Child Protection
    Lahore, Pakistan; April 2008
  • ISPCAN Regional Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect
    Suntec City Convention Center - Singapore; November 14-19, 2005

Research Presenter:

  • Conference on Child & Family Maltreatment
    San Diego, California, USA; January 26-30, 2004

Resource person:

  • Assessment and Management of Child Abuse Cases
    Osaka, Japan; 2000
  • ISPCAN 5th Asian Conference on Child Protection
    “Protecting Children in the 21st Century: Creating Peace And Stability for Children and Families"
    Hongkong; Nov 24-27, 1999

Local Conferences/Trainings Attended:

  • ISPCAN Asian Regional Conference
    Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila; September 24-26, 2007
  • Manila Conference: Creating Safe Environments for Children
    SMX Convention Center, Pasay City; December 4-6, 2011
  • Enhancement of Competence of BFT Trainers
    Tagaytay City; September 12-16, 2011
  • National Multisectoral Consultative Meeting on Child Maltreatment/Violence Against Children
    Traiders Hotel, Manila; July 20-21, 2010
  • Increasing Effectiveness in Family Intervention Through Non-Violent Communication
    Don Bosco Pugad Conference Hall, Makati City; February 5-6, 2009
  • 7th Asian Regional Conference: I am for the child
    Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila; September 23-26
  • Rehabilitation of Young Sexual Offenders
    Robbinsdale Hotel – Quezon City; November 10-11, 2005
  • Victims or Offenders? Understanding & Addressing Sexually Aggressive Behaviour Among Boys
    Traders Hotel, Manila; November 7-8, 2005
  • Care for Caregiver Workshop
    Villa Consuelo Retreat House, Caloocan City; September 27-30, 2005
  • Skills Enhancement on Family Therapy focused on Clinical Supervision
    Consuelo Foundation, Makati City; December 1-4, 2004
  • Investigating Fatal Child Abuse                   
    Traders Hotel, Manila; November 8-9, 2004
  • Training on Beginning Family Therapy
    Quezon; November 2004
  • Training on Supervision Consuelo Foundation,
    Makati City; June 28-30, 2004


  • Social Work Licensure -13th place; March 1990
  • Civil Service Licensure; 1991

Organizational Affiliations

  • Resource Person: Society of Filipino Family Therapist (SOFFT); 2004 - present
  • Board Member: Speed the Light Foundation, Inc.; Dec. 2011 - present
  • Board Member: Sun for All Children Foundation, Inc.; 1995 – present       

Trainings/Workshops Conducted

  • Multidisciplinary Training for Doctors, Social Workers and Police in Handling Child Abuse Cases; 1999 – present
  • Competency  Enhancement Training for Judges and Court Personnel in Handling Child Abuse Cases; 2009 – 2011
  • Training Workshops on Methods and Techniques in Conducting Group Counselling among Children in Need of Special Protection, NATCCO Office, Quezon City; December 17-18, 2010
  • Workshop on Self-Transformation, Social Identity and Responsibility Program; January 27-28, 2010
  • Community-Based Psychosocial Intervention in Handling Cases of Abuse, Quezon City & Makati City; January-February 2009
  • Case Conferencing & documentation Training, Pasay City; February 2008


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