April Slater Roche, LICSW
Director of Clinical Services
April Slater Roche is the Director of Clinical Services at Hillcrest Educational Centers. In her role, April provides oversight for agency-wide clinical services including individual, group, and family therapies, crisis assessment work, as well as funding agency compliance measures.
April is an active member of her community, having served on her local School Committee and Arts Council as well as volunteering to coordinate youth events. She is an officer of her local Lions Club.
A lifelong resident of Berkshire County, April joined Hillcrest Educational Centers in 1996 as a direct care staff. In 1998, after completing her Masters in Social Work, April became a member of the clinical department. She has held positions of Clinician and Lead Clinician at various HEC sites, and has held the position of Director of Clinical Services for the past 4 years. She has been involved in the development and ongoing implementation of Hillcrest’s trauma-informed treatment model called “Skills for Life.” April holds licensure as an independent clinical social worker in the state of Massachusetts.
BSW, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, MA
MSW, Boston College, Boston, MA