John Vassello is the Associate Director of Field Education and Admissions in the Binghamton University Department of Social Work. He also serves as the Continuing Education Coordinator. Vassello earned his BA and his MSW from Binghamton University.
Vassello is an experienced medical social worker and has worked in an emergency department at a local hospital. He taught crisis prevention and management to hospital staff and served on the hospital diversity and inclusion council. During the flooding in Broome County in 2011, John worked at several local shelters to provide crisis intervention and social and emotional support to displaced individuals and families.
He has also worked as a Community School Coordinator in the Broome County Promise Zone. In this role, he worked with diverse student and family populations in a local school district to create new and meaningful school-community partnerships. As part of his work with the Promise Zone, Vassello worked with a local theatre to develop and facilitate a successful summer arts program for local at-risk youth.
- BA, MSW, Binghamton University