Paula Dranger, MSW, LCSW, MAC

Assistant Director for SAAFE Office
Alumni Hall, 1602 LaPorte Ave.



Loyola University, 1994, MSW in social work

Additional Responsibilities/Designations:

Consultant & Sponsor SAAFE/Empowerment Board; trainer, facilitator, and educator of SAAFE Advocates


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, 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