University Support Staff of the Month
Current title: Administrative associate senior for the Department of Psychology
What that means: Schafer manages the office for the KU Psychological Clinic, which provides training to KU students via therapy service to the clinic’s clients. Her duties include secure records and financial management in addition to the daily running of the office and clinic, and she has regular interaction with numerous faculty, students, and clients.
Notable: Schafer is often the face of the KU Psychological Clinic to the many student therapists and clients. She helps create a supportive environment in the clinic and is compassionate and caring when appropriate. She can adapt not only to evolving technology, security demands and HIPAA regulations, but also to client needs, new faculty, and therapist colleagues, including the ever-changing graduate student population.