JOANNA ELLEN SCHAEFER portrait
  • Adjunct Instructor, Psychiatry
  • Faculty Affiliate, Global Change and Sustainability Center
  • Professor, College Of Social Work
  • Adjunct Faculty, Psychiatry

Professional Service

  • Residential Treatment for Children & Youth. Editorial Board Member. 07/2017 - present
  • Smith College Studies in Social Work. Editorial Board Member. 07/2017 - 09/2020
  • Council on Social Work Education. Role: member. Task Force on Trauma Competencies. 09/2016 - 10/2017
  • Children & Youth Services Review. Reviewer. 05/2015 - present
  • Journal of Therapeutic Schools and Programs. Editorial Board Member. 01/2015 - present
  • Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council. Research Scientist. 06/2010 - present
  • Journal of Traumatic Stress. Reviewer. 06/2010 - present
  • International Social Work. Reviewer. 05/2010 - present
  • American Psychoanalytic Association. Role: Co-Chair. Student-Resident Associates Committee. 06/2009 - 06/2012
  • Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. Reviewer. 06/2008 - present
  • Child & Youth Care Forum. Reviewer. 05/2008 - present
  • National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs. Role: Member. Research Committee. 01/2008 - present
  • Clinical Social Work Journal. Reviewer. 06/2006 - present
  • Clinical Social Work Journal. Book Review Editor. 05/2006 - 05/2012

Internal Service

  • Mental Health Area of Focus . Co-chair, 08/2020 - present. College service.
  • College of Social Work RPT Committee. Chair Elect, 07/01/2020 - present. College service.
  • Senate Consolidated Hearing Committee. committee member, 07/2019 - 06/2024. University service.
  • University Academic Appeals and Misconduct Committee. committee member, 07/2019 - 06/2022. University service.
  • Curriculum Policy Review Board and Special Fee Review Committee. Member, 09/01/2018 - 06/01/2020. University service.
  • Green Team. Member, 06/2018 - 06/2019. College service.
  • Scholarship Committee. Chair, 05/2018 - 06/2020. College service.
  • University Student Behavior Committee. 08/2017 - 06/2020. University service.
  • Dissertation Committee for MM-G. Member, 06/2017 - present. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for DT (doctoral student in Recreational Therapy_. 06/2017 - 06/2019. University service.
  • Dissertation Committee for DS-L. 03/2017 - 05/2020. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for MV. member, 11/2016 - 05/2017. College service.
  • Strategic Planning Committee. Chair, 08/2016 - 09/2018. College service.
  • Senate Faculty Standards Review Committee. member, 08/2016 - 06/2018. University service.
  • Graduate Council. member, 06/2016 - 06/2019. University service.
  • Dissertation Committee for ET. member, 06/2016 - 07/2017. College service.
  • Dean's Search Committee, Co-chair. 05/2016 - 12/2016. College service.
  • BSW Committee. Member, 09/2015 - 06/2020. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for MW. member, 06/2015 - 05/2016. College service.
  • Scholarship Committee. Chair, 04/2014 - 08/2015. College service.
  • Dean's Search Committee. Member, 04/2014 - 12/2014. College service.
  • Ph.D Committee. Member, 01/2013 - present. College service.
  • Directors of Graduate Studies Committee. member, 12/2011 - 08/2016. University service.
  • DSM Curricular Committee, chair. 08/2011 - present. College service.
  • Executive Committee of the University Academic Senate. committee member, 06/2011 - 05/2012. University service.
  • College of Social Work Awards Committee. Chair, 05/01/2011 - 05/29/2020. College service.
  • Awards Committee, Chair. 02/2011 - 08/2016. College service.
  • Academic Senate. Member, 08/2010 - 06/2012. University service.
  • Personnel and Elections Committee. Member, 08/2010 - 06/2012. University service.
  • Dissertation Committee for JD (Ph.D. student in Educational Psychology). member, 06/2010 - 05/2013. College service.
  • Global Social Work Committee, member. 08/2009 - 06/2017. College service.
  • Campus Health and Safety Committee. Member, 08/2009 - 07/2012. University service.
  • Dissertation Committee for TN. member, 06/2009 - 05/2010. College service.
  • Environmental Committee (Green Team), Co-chair. 12/2008 - 12/2011. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for RJ. Chair, 06/2008 - 05/2011. College service.
  • Committee to Support Diverse Students, Chair. 12/2007 - 12/2010. College service.
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment curriculum sequence. Chair, member, 08/2007 - present. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for CW. member, 06/2007 - 06/2016. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for TT. member, 06/2007 - 05/2009. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for DO. member, 06/2007 - 05/2009. College service.
  • MSW Advisory Committee. 08/2006 - present. College service.
  • Academic Appeals and Student Review Committee. Chair, 08/2006 - 08/2011. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for NC. member, 06/2006 - 05/2013. College service.
  • Teaching Effectiveness Committee. 10/2005 - 10/2008. College service.
  • Practice Committee, member. 08/2005 - 06/2018. College service.
  • Dissertation Committee for EL. member, 06/2005 - 05/2007. College service.

Outreach

  • Planned Parenthood Action Council of Utah, Board Member. 06/2010 - 06/2011
  • Grand Canyon Youth, Volunteer Trip Coordinator. 01/2007 - 07/2007
  • American Red Cross, Volunteer Social Worker for Hurricane Katrina Disaster. 08/2005 - 09/2005

Honors & Awards

  • Received Council on Social Work Education Scholarship to attend the Harvard Institutes of Higher Education. Council on Social Work Education, 01/30/2019
  • 2018 Teachers' Academy. American Psychoanalytic Association, 11/2017
  • Dean’s Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award. 05/2013
  • 2011 Psychoanalytic Psychodynamic Research Society Award for poster presentation. Psychoanalytic Psychodynamic Research Society, 01/2011
  • 2009 Award for Excellence in Counseling Center Scholarship from the for the article Minami, T., Davies, D. R., Tierney, S. C., Bettmann, J. E., McAward, S., Averill, L. A., Huebner, L.A., Weitzman, L. M., Benbrook, A.R., Serlin, R.C., & Wampold, B.E., “Preliminary evidence on the effectiveness of psychological treatments delivered at a university counseling center” in the Journal of Counseling Psychology. Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors, 06/2010
  • Fellow. American Psychoanalytic Association , 06/2006
  • Fellow, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Psychoanalytic Research Training Program, 03/2005

Affiliations

  • Psychoanalytic Psychodynamic Research Society (PPRS), Member, 06/2010 - present
  • American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA), Affiliate Member, 09/2005 - present
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Member, 09/1998 - present

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