Gary E. Bachman

Associate Professor, Social Work

Parkville Campus, Hawley, Office 310
(816) 584-6504


Undergraduate Degree: Bachelors of Science in Family & Child Development and Bachelors of Science in Social Work, Kansas State University
Graduate Degree: Masters of Science in Social Work, University of Texas at Austin

Expertise/Research Interests

  • National Institute of Health Fellowship – Department of Pediatric Medicine
  • Generalist Social Work Practice
  • Gerontology
  • Trauma & Crisis Response (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Victims & Co-Victims of Crime – Disaster Response/Disaster Mental Health – Martial Social Work; Practice with individuals, families and populations impacted by war)
  • Medical Social Work
  • Public Policy

Professional Associations

  • Association of Baccalareate Social Work Program Directors (BPD)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.