Community Organization and Social Administration
Chair: Susan Nakaoka (Sacramento State University)
APM Assignment: 2018–2021
Co-chair: Jennifer Zelnick (Touro College)
APM Assignment: 2019–2021
This Track addresses the application and evaluation of techniques in administration, development, management, organizing, and planning. Sessions represent local, national, and international perspectives such as those that (1) identify, critique, and explore challenges and opportunities for social workers and educators in the field of community organization and social administration; (2) evaluate local, national, or international community practice venues such as grassroots community organizing, social administration, and/or policy advocacy; (3) explore strategies for strengthening social work's influence on social justice such as social capital, microenterprise, and other assets for people living in poverty; (4) assess innovative models of participatory, interdisciplinary, or interorganizational networks and collaborations; and (5) introduce teaching models for administration and community courses.