Jenn Schaefer


Board Member

Jenn Schaefer is a mental health professional currently working with the Autism population. She currently works at St. David’s Center within their Autism Day Treatment Program in southwest Minneapolis serving preschool aged children, and provides in-home family psychotherapy within her role in the program. Jennifer obtained her BS in child development with an emphasis in child life from Texas Women’s University in Denton, TX and her MA in Adlerian counseling and psychotherapy from Adler Graduate School in Richfield, MN.

Prior to her position at St. David’s Center, Jennifer completed her child life internship at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in St. Paul and has worked as a certified child life specialist at Hennepin County Medical Hospital in Minneapolis. She is a member of the Web and Online Networking Committee for the Association of Child Life Professionals. Jennifer has recently begun her own practice to begin providing in-home child life services.