Director, Office Against Interpersonal Violence
Christy Ainsworth brings more than fourteen years of experience in social work and working with victims of domestic and sexual violence to MSDH. Prior to joining the agency, she spent five years in the Emergency Department at St. Dominic Hospital providing support to victims of interpersonal violence. She holds a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern Mississippi, is certified in Lethality Assessment and Batterer’s Intervention, and has completed the 40 hour SANE course for sexual assault victims. She is currently serving on the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists.