Hanni Flaherty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Professor Flaherty has practiced clinical social work for over 10 years, specializing in adolescent high-risk behaviors. Her research interests are in the areas of clinical social work practice with a focus on innovation implementation and social work education with a focus on the transition to online education. Her dissertation research focused on examining factors that may facilitate the adoption and implementation of evidence-based practices for mental health clinics serving youths. Her academic training, research and years of clinical social work experience have uniquely positioned her to be an effective teacher of social work education and a researcher informed by her rich clinical experience.