Faculty Profile: Stephanie Flaherty

Instructor (Field Education Director) Social Work Department


Stephanie Flaherty

Contact Information


phone: 617-745-3565
Stephanie Flaherty returned to teaching at ENC in 2013. She is most interested in practice issues where social work intersects with the legal system as it related to human rights and social justice. She has more than a decade of social work experience, some of which includes working as a Victim/Witness Advocate in the Domestic Violence Unit of the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office and as an advocate, community organizer, and program director in a domestic violence service agency. She has also provided individual and group services to incarcerated men with substance abuse, domestic and sexual violence histories. Most recently, Stephanie served as the Executive Director of a local non-profit domestic violence agency providing both residential and community-based services. She has served on numerous local and state boards and councils and has been a member of ENC's Social Work Department Advisory Committee since 2006. Stephanie has previously taught at Wheelock College in the MSW program and at ENC in the Social Work department.

Biographical Notes

  • Stephanie Flaherty returned to teaching at ENC in 2013 after earning a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from Wheelock College with a concentration on forensic social work.

    She is most interested in practice issues where social work intersects with the legal system as it related to human rights and social justice. She has more than a decade of social work experience, some of which includes working as a Victim/Witness Advocate in the Domestic Violence Unit of the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office and as an advocate, community organizer, and program director in a domestic violence service agency. She has also provided individual and group services to incarcerated men with substance abuse, domestic and sexual violence histories. Most recently, Stephanie served as the Executive Director of a local non-profit domestic violence agency providing both residential and community-based services.

    She has served on numerous local and state boards and councils and has been a member of ENC's Social Work Department Advisory Committee since 2006. Stephanie has previously taught at Wheelock College in the MSW program and at ENC in the Social Work department.


Education

  • MSW, Wheelock College
  • BA in Social Work, Eastern Nazarene College