Association of Social Work Assistants

  1. To bring together students in the Social Work Assistant Program and to enhance their professional growth.
  2. To provide service opportunities on campus and in the community for students who desire to improve social conditions.
  3. To increase visibility of the social work profession and the SWA Program at Athens Technical College (ATC).
  4. To serve as a networking and social outlet and to provide opportunities for interaction among SWA students.

In order to become a member of the ASWA the following criteria must be met:

  1. Current enrollment in the Social Work Assistant program.
  2. Attend at least two ASWA meetings per semester.
  3. Participate in at least one club project or activity each semester.
  4. Alumni members are invited to all meetings, programs, and activities, but may not vote.
  5. The ASWA does NOT discriminate based on to race, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or class.
  6. Active members must meet all eligibility criteria in order to vote or hold office.
ASWA Activities Contact Information


Rhonda Lastie, LCSW, Program Director, Social Work Assistant Program

Betty Watts, LMSW, Instructor, Social Work Assistant Program

Officers (2014):
President: Aydee Elam-Polk
Vice-President: Alan Mullis
Treasurer:Nancy Johnson
Recording SecretaryRachel McGee
Correspondence Secretary Kang Xiong

Club Newsletters

January 2015 Newsletter

March 2014 ASWA Newsletter

November Newsletter

October Newsletter

Club Forms/Fliers

Membership Form

3rd Annual Gobbler Run/Walk

Social Work Month Flyer

February 2014 ASWA Brochure

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