Speaker: Deanna Shafer, LISW

Title/Position: Mental Health Therapist

Company: UnityPoint Health Black Hawk Grundy Mental Health Center

About Deanna Shafer:

Deanna Shafer, LISW is a mental health therapist employed by Black Hawk-Grundy Mental Health Center who works with college students at Hawkeye Community College. Deanna earned her master's degree in social work with an emphasis in trauma-informed care. Before earning her graduate degree, Deanna worked full-time in various roles in the Cedar Valley at the YWCA, Tri-County Child and Family Development Council, and Friends of the Family. She is passionate about helping others learn how to take care of their mental health and wellness and about making mental health care accessible to everyone.