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Brian Flynn


CCPA Social Work


Brian Flynn is a Lecturer in the Binghamton University Department of Social Work. He earned his BA in Psychology from the University of Arizona and his master's degrees from the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), and Binghamton University.

Flynn has been a clinical social worker for 21 years. He has worked with diverse client populations as a medical and emergency room social worker and as a psychotherapist for patients living with HIV. Flynn has experience in the areas of crisis intervention, grief, loss, disaster mental health, post-traumatic growth, and critical incident stress management.

He was deployed to Ground Zero with the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Team following the September 11, 2001, attacks. He also traveled to Thailand to provide support after the 2004 tsunami. Flynn is a member of HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response, an organization which provides comfort and encouragement through animal-assisted support to individuals affected by crises and disasters. Flynn is an approved instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and he continues to provide mental health and critical incident support to first responders.


  • MSW, University at Albany SUNY
  • MA, Binghamton University
  • BA, University of Arizona


  • State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae