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Sara Staver

Sara Staver

Instructor and Program Coordinator

Department: Department of Social Work
Phone: (712) 279-5489
Email: Sara.Staver@briarcliff.edu
Office Location: Heelan Hall 311


  • Bachelor of Social Work, Buena Vista University
  • Master of Social Work, University of Iowa School of Social Work
Sara Staver


Sara is an instructor for both on-campus and online undergraduate social work programs at Briar Cliff University. In addition to teaching, Sara is the social work program coordinator. Prior to joining the faculty at BCU, Sara has dedicated several years to working with individuals that experience co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions. Sara is experienced in treatment, harm-reduction practices, and collaboration strategies of individuals suffering from addiction. Also, Sara has coordinated research and assessment projects involving the very poor and unhoused with The Siouxland Street Project and community improvement efforts in North Sioux City, SD.