Susan P. Robbins

 Susan Robbins

Associate Professor of Social Work
Room: 311 Social Work Building
Phone: 713-743-8103
Current Curriculum Vitae


B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Hamline University, 1974;
M.S.W., University of Minnesota, 1976;
Ph.D., Tulane University, 1979.

Licenses & Certifications:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work; Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor; Diplomate in Forensic Social Work.

Courses taught:

Confronting Oppression; Gender Culture and Human Development; Social Work Practice; Mediation; Drug in Society; Social Science Theories

Research interests and areas of specialization:

Human behavior theory; cults; satanic ritual abuse; recovered memories; false allegations of child sexual abuse; substance use, misuse and abuse; Native American issues; mediation.

Selected Publications:

Robbins, S. P. (2002). Working with clients who have recovered memories. Social workers' desk reference . New York : Oxford University Press.

Robbins, S. P. (2002). The rush to counsel: Lessons of caution in the aftermath of disaster. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 83 (2).

Robbins. S.P. (2002). The war on drugs: A failed social policy. In H. Karger, J. Midgley & B. Brown (Eds.), Controversial issues in social policy. Boston : Allyn & Bacon

Robbins, S. P. (2004). Substance abuse prevention and treatment programs. In A. L. Sallee (Ed.), Social work and social welfare: The context of a profession. Peosta , Iowa : Eddie Bowers Publishing Co.

Bailey, J. D., & Robbins, S. P. (2005). Couple Empowerment in Divorce: A Comparison of Mediated and Non-mediated Outcomes. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 22 (4) .

Robbins, S. P., Chatterjee, P., & Canda, E. R. (2006). Contemporary human behavior theory: A critical perspective for social work (2nd ed.). Boston : Allyn and Bacon.

Robbins, S. P. (2006). Wading through the muddy waters of recovered memory. Reprinted in D. S. DelCampo and R. L. DelCampo (Eds.). Taking sides: Clashing views on controversial issues in childhood and society (4th ed.). Guilford , CT. : Dushkin/ McGraw Hill.