Staff Profile

Paula Dranger, MSW, LCSW, MAC

Assistant Director for SAAFE Office

Alumni Hall, 1602 LaPorte Ave.


Degree: Loyola University, 1994, MSW, Social Work
Additional Responsibilities/Designations: Consultant & Sponsor SAAFE/Empowerment Board; Trainer, Facilitator and Educator SAAFE Advocate
License/Certifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Master in Addiction Counseling, Certified Mediator, Certified Substance Abuse Professional, Critical Incident Stress Management Certification, Sexual Assault Forensic Interviewing Certification (APSAC)
Professional Memberships: National Association of Social Workers, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors, The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Indiana Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Program, National Speakers Association, Indiana Association of Mediators, International Positive Psychology Association (Charter Membership), International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
Clinical Interests: Trauma, Substance Abuse, Supervision and Training
Theoretical Orientation: Systems theory/cognitive-behavioral/interpersonal
Personal Interests: spending time with family and friends, researching, singing, dancing, public speaking, facilitation, cooking, growing spiritually, and surfing the Internet for anything and everything