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Sociology Faculty

Chaffee, Donna

Master's in Social Work degree in 1977


Department: Sociology
Office: JFT 506
Phone: (845) 257-3539

Office Hours

T08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
T01:45 PM - 03:15 PMBy appointment
T03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
TF12:30 PM - 01:45 PM
F03:00 AM - 04:00 PMBy appointment

Career History

As a licensed clinical social worker, Donna's main area of expertise is in the field of child welfare. She holds a post-graduate certificate in the area of family therapy and for 30 years has worked as a clinical social worker and administrator in agencies serving children, adolescents, and families. She continues to provide staff development and quality assurance oversight to local child welfare agencies.

Teaching Interests

Donna teaches in the Concentration in Human Services, as well as teaching a course in juvenile delinquency and an International Social Welfare course in Spain.