Margaret Bassett

Margaret Bassett

Project Manager and Lecturer

Margaret Bassett, LPC-S, is the director of the Expert Witness Programs at the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA).

Margaret has worked in the field of domestic violence and sexual assault for more than 25 years. She has served as a victim witness counselor in Travis County with victims of intimate partner violence felony crimes, and as a counselor and manager in various shelters. She has worked with at-risk youth and families, provided emergency triage and assessment of adults in psychiatric distress, and has served in the Dominican Republic as a Peace Corp volunteer.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Interests

Domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, expert witness training.


Teaching History


Social Work Building

Phone:(512) 471-9826
Fax:(512) 471-9600

Mailing Address

The University of Texas
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd D3500
Austin, TX 78712-0358