Jon Rubin, Deputy Secretary, PA Department of Human Services, Speaks at VYH Annual Meeting

Valley Youth House held our Annual Meeting, virtually, on May 21, 2020. The guest speaker was Jonathan Rubin, Deputy Secretary from the PA Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth, and Families. He spoke about the “Future Trends in Child Welfare in the Commonwealth of PA”.  Thank you, Jon, for joining us and speaking about this important topic!

Jonathan (Jon) Rubin became the Deputy Secretary for the Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth, and Families in November 2019.  Prior to this position, Jon led Bucks County’s Housing and Human Services division since 2014, overseeing the county’s child welfare agency, behavioral and developmental health programs, drug and alcohol services, mental health and developmental programs, housing services, and Area Agency on Aging.  Jon started his career spending 15 years with the Bucks County Children & Youth Social Services agency, beginning as a social worker and eventually serving four years as a child protective services manager. He has also worked to strengthen the child welfare system on a state level, working at the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center, providing technical assistance and training to children and youth agencies around Pennsylvania, and later with Deloitte as a senior consultant and child welfare subject matter expert, helping implement the Child Welfare Information Solution project. Jon has also worked at the national level supporting child welfare systems across the country when he served as an Organizational Effectiveness Consultant for the American Public Human Services Association.