Donna L. Privette is a training development director at The Center for Child and Family Studies, College of Social Work, University of South Carolina. In this position, she develops curricula and presents training in responding to victims of crime, particularly victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. She also trains social services caseworkers to work with mandated clients. Ms. Privette received her master of social work in 1988 from the University of South Carolina. She worked as a planner for the South Carolina Department of Social Services and served as the executive director of a private, nonprofit agency, serving victims of sexual assault for nine years prior to joining The Center for Child and Family Studies in 1998.