Robert Hills, MSW, LSW

  • Program Manager, Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice, & Research

Robert Hills earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from The State University of New York at Geneseo and Master’s Degree in Social Work from The State University of New York at Albany. Most recently, Robert completed the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute’s Ascending Leadership Certificate Program at Bryn Mawr College. He is a licensed social worker in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Robert’s social work background includes over 10 years of direct practice and program management work in mental health, foster care, adoption, and permanent supportive housing services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, most recently at Episcopal Community Service in Philadelphia. He brings a strong background working on local and federal programs and extensive training and supervision of MSW students to the Field Center team.

At the Field Center, Robert coordinates and facilitates a variety of programs and initiatives and oversees the Field Center’s Multidisciplinary Student Training Institute, providing supervision to interns across disciplines.

SP2 News

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