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Janet Vizina Roubal, DSW, LMSW

Janet Vizina Roubal, DSW, LMSW
Janet Vizina Roubal, DSW, LMSW

Professor
Social Work
Phone: (231) 357-2816
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • DSW, Doctorate of Social Work, University of St. Thomas/ St. Catherine’s University
  • Certificate, Trauma and Loss Institute, Trauma and Loss School Specialist Cert
  • Master of Social Work, University of Michigan
  • Other, Bachelor of Social work, Ferris State University

Biography

Janet Vizina-Roubal, Professor - Janet completed her Doctorate of Social Work from the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine. She holds an M.S.W. from the University of Michigan as well as a B.S.W. from Ferris State University. She has been teaching full time for Ferris since 2007. Her recent professional focus has included technology-mediated social work practice where she has been called upon to present at national and international conferences. She currently serves as a member of the Department of Social Work’s leadership team and is an active member of the department’s curriculum, budget and planning committees. Dr. Vizina-Roubal is the MSW Program Director. Her clinical experience includes providing outpatient services to severe and persistently mentally ill specializing in DBT, depression, bi-polar, reactive attachment disorder, trauma within the school setting and anger management. Her prior work experience also includes school social work as well as substance counseling. Dr. Vizina-Roubal primarily teaches in the M.S.W. program. Her engaging classroom presence is showcased in the following M.S.W. courses: Advanced Micro Practice with Children, Adults, and Families; Advanced Policy and Advocacy; Assessment and Diagnosis and Field Seminar.

Presentations

  • Oral Presentation
    Gladden, J., Berghoef, M., Vizina Roubal, J., Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development, "eTeaching eTherapy: The challenges and Necessity of Teaching eTherapy Skills in the Virtual Social Work Classroom," Seoul, South Korea, (June 29, 2016).
  • Oral Presentation
    Gladden, J., Berghoef, M., Vizina Roubal, J., Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development, "Towards a Comprehensive Technology Assessment," Seoul, South Korea, (June 29, 2016).
  • Presentation
    Vizina Roubal, J., Social Work Distance Education Conference, "Real Voices from an Online DSW Program," Indianapolis, IN, (2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Gladden, J., Vizina Roubal, J., 2015 MABSWE Conference, "Teaching Virtual Social Work Skills: Challenges and Necessity," Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, (November 6, 2015).
  • Exhibit
    Berghoef, M., Vizina Roubal, J., Gladden, J., IUPUI Social Work Distance Education Conference, "The challenges and necessity of teaching online therapy skills in the virtual Social Work classroom," Indianapolis, IN, (April 2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Gladden, J., Berghoef, M., Vizina Roubal, J., Social Work Distance Education, "Teaching e-Therapy skills in the virtual social work classroom: Challenges and necessity," Indianapolis, IN, (April 15, 2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Vizina Roubal, J., "Assessment Writing in Clinical Practice," Manistee, MI, (March 2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Berghoef, M., Vizina Roubal, J., Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Conference, "Enhancing Child Welfare through Intensively Integrated Smartphone Mobile Technology," Louisville, KY, (March 2014).
  • Oral Presentation
    Vizina Roubal, J., "Solution-Focused Community Training," Solution-Focused Community Training, (November 2013).
  • Oral Presentation
    Vizina Roubal, J., Field Training, "Ethics Training," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (September 2012).