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

National Institute of Health Fellowship – UT Southwestern Medical School -Department of Pediatric Medicine

Expertise/Research Interests

  • 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
  • Social Welfare Policy

Professional Associations

  • The National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • The Council on Social Work Accreditation (CSWE)
  • The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD)
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities   (AAC&U)
  • 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.