Froylana Heredia-Miller, MSW, LCSW

Assistant Professor and MSW Field Education Coordinator (Inland Empire), Department of Social Work

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2770
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Froylana Heredia-Miller, MSW, LCSW, is an assistant professor and the coordinator of field education for APU’s MSW program at the Inland Empire Regional Campus. She is also the lead faculty member for the department’s international social work program, and teaches graduate-level social work practice and field-related courses. Heredia-Miller is a member of several boards and councils, including the CSWE Council on Field Education, the North American Network of Field Educators and Directors, the Inland Empire Clinical Education Collaborative, and the Riverside County Workforce Education & Training (WET) Steering Committee. Over her 20-year career in higher education, Heredia-Miller has also taught at California Baptist University; California State University, San Bernardino; and Loma Linda University. Over the last four years, she was director of field education for APU’s Department of Social Work. Her career experiences encompass the coordination of mental health stipend programs, coordination of graduate social work dual-degree programs in criminal justice and gerontology, program directorship for domestic violence treatment programs, medical social work, international social work practice, community behavioral health, and graduate field education. Heredia-Miller is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 20 years of clinical experience, and is trained in the use of the Trauma and Community Resiliency Models. She has traveled to Trinidad, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Kiev, West Africa, Japan, the Philippines, and Canada to train and provide clinical support to individuals and communities impacted by traumatic events.


  • MSW, University of Southern California
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Riverside
  • B.A., Sociology/Administrative Studies, University of California, Riverside

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Social Work


  • Community and Trauma Resiliency Model Facilitator
  • Crisis Response and Trauma Intervention
  • Field Education and Clinical Supervision
  • International Social Work
  • Mental Health/Counseling