APU sets you up with a full spectrum of resources to support your academic pursuits. Though some are housed on the Azusa campus, many are accessible to all students.
APU Social Work Alumni Association
For more information, call Martha Ekblad at (626) 804-2719. You can also visit the Department of Social Work’s News and Calendar.
Association for Community Organization
and Social Administration (ACOSA)
ACOSA is a membership organization for community organizers, activists, nonprofit administrators, community builders, policy practitioners, students, and educators. ACOSA will keep you informed of the latest innovations in community and administrative practice, as well as provide you with a variety of opportunities for networking and professional advancement.
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
CSWE is a nonprofit national association representing more than 2,500 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education. Founded in 1952, this partnership of educational and professional institutions, social welfare agencies, and private citizens is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in this country.
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
NASW equips its members to integrate Christian faith and professional social work practice.
North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW)
NACSW equips its members to integrate Christian faith and professional social work practice.
The following webinar, presented in September 2013 by Adria Navarro, Ph.D., LCSW, and Barbara Johnson, MSW, LCSW, will help guide you through the maze of the Medicare and Medi-Cal programs:
- Medicare and Medi-Cal: The Rumors, the Realities, Part 1—Medicare
- Medicare and Medi-Cal: The Rumors, the Realities, Part 2—Medi-Cal
Also, the Departments of Social Work and Human Resources have partnered to provide a webinar—The Caregiver Journey: Using Spirit, Heart, & Mind—for those seeking resources and encouragement in the care of adults.
Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)
SSWR is a professional membership society for social workers who are interested in research.