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Forbes, Azzie
 

Forbes, Azzie

Curriculum Vitae
Director of BSSW Social Work Practicum Education
Doctoral Lecturer
Social Work

Phone: 718-262-5163
Office Location: AC-3A09B
aforbes1@york.cuny.edu

Office Hours  
Tuesdays  2:00PM-3:00PM 
Wednesdays  5:00 PM-6:00PM 
Friday (Virtually)  9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 
By Appointment  Email: aforbes1@york.cuny.edu 

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
DSW  Capella University  Social Work  2022 
MSW  Case western Reserve University  Social Work  2016 
BS  Wartburg College  Social Work  2010 
Dr. Azzie Forbes was born in Chicago IL but has called Brooklyn NY home since 2013. She serves as a Doctoral Lecture and the Director of BSSW Social Work Practicum Education in the Department of Social Work. She holds a Ph.D. in social work and is a License Social Worker. Her dissertation entitled “Age & Resiliency: Defining Resiliency in Young Adults Ages 18 to 21” examines resiliency in the young adult population and aims to assist them in becoming more resilient over time through the use of her resiliency plan. Dr. Forbes is known for her work with the young adult population in non-profit organizations around NYC and her curriculum creation. Prior to joining the faculty at York College, she directed two Young Adult Borough Centers (Alternative High Schools) in Queens NY.

Areas of Expertise

Resiliency
Social-Emotional Counseling
Youth Development and Mentorship
De-escalation & Mediation
Curriculum development

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Forbes, Azzie. "Age & Resiliency: Defining Resiliency in Young Adults Ages 18 to 21." . 2022: 109.