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Rebecca Hancock, Director of Residential Projects

Rebecca Hancock

Rebecca Hancock, LCSW, serves as director of residential projects at Youth Villages. Her previous roles have included executive director of Youth Villages Oregon, director of residential programs in Oregon, and director of the Youth Villages Girls Center for Intensive Residential Treatment in Memphis, Tennessee. She has expertise in building effective teams who work with children with the most severe emotional and behavioral problems. 

Hancock began her career at Youth Villages as a teacher-counselor on a residential campus in 1994. She has worked as a clinical liaison, special projects and placement coordinator, program specialist and regional community-based program manager. As assistant director of clinical services, she was involved in clinical treatment decisions for children helped in Youth Villages’ intensive in-home services, foster care and residential programs across 11 states and the District of Columbia. 

Hancock earned her bachelor’s degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Tennessee. She is a licensed clinical social worker in Tennessee.

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Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. We help more than 22,000 children and families each year from more than 20 states and Washington, D.C. Our Evidentiary Family Restoration® approach involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders. The EFR approach produces lasting success for children with success rates twice that of traditional services at one-third the cost of traditional care.
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