David Bringhurst

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Dept. of Adult Mental Health and Wellness

Dr. Bringhurst is a licensed clinical social worker with experience in teaching and military social work with the United States Air Force.

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David Bringhurst
Phone:  +1 213.740.2711
Rank:  Clinical Teaching
Department:  Adult Mental Health and Wellness
Assignment:  VAC

David Bringhurst

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Dept. of Adult Mental Health and Wellness

Dr. Bringhurst is a licensed clinical social worker with experience in teaching and military social work with the United States Air Force.

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Biography

Dr. Bringhurst has been a Clinical Assistant Professor at USC School of Social Work since 2013. He has 28 years of social services and teaching experience, 21 years as a military social worker in the United States Air Force, consistently promoted and trusted with increased levels of responsibility (retired rank of Lt Col). LCSW since 1998. Bringhurst was a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work 1999 - 2013. He received his PhD in social work from the University of Utah in 2005. Strengths: Inclusive, responsible, positive, learner, and future oriented.

Education

University of Utah

PhD 2005

Brigham Young University

MSW 1992

Brigham Young University

BSc 1989

Area of Expertise

  • Military Social Work
  • Social Work

Industry Experience

  • Social Services
  • Research
  • Education/Learning
  • Military

Affiliations

  • Air National Guard Community Action Information Board (CAIB); Executive Director
  • Air National Guard mental health representative to the Air Force Integrated Delivery System (IDS)
  • DoD Psychological Health Council
  • DoD Reserve Components Suicide Prevention and Risk Reduction Council
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work
  • American Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS)

Accomplishments

Letter of Appreciation
2011 Letter of Appreciation from the Commander of the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AF ISR) Agency, for “tremendous contribution” to the Agency’s Squadron Commanders Course
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
US Air Force
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
US Air Force
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
US Military

Languages

  • Cantonese Chinese
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Japanese