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15E_1965Renee Touhey-Childress, LCSW
Executive Director

Renee received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Wheelock College. In 2012 she became a Licensed Certified Social Worker. Since graduating, Renee spent some time as a residential therapist for adolescent males before moving on as the clinical supervisor at an intensive foster care agency in Massachusetts. Renee spent four years as the Clinical supervisor before being promoted to Program Director, a position she held for three years before coming to Dover Children’s Home.  Please join us in welcoming Renee Touhey-Childress, the new Dover Children’s Home Executive Director. To read the entire Fosters Daily Democrat article, please click here:

Christine Albert, Program Director

Christine Albert, LicSW          Program Director

Christine Albert received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Gordon College and went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire.   She became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2013.  Christine has worked for Dover Children’s Home in several capacities since 2002,  including assisting in the start-up of the PILOT House as the program’s first Independent Living Coordinator.  Christine looks forward to many more years of service with the agency.

Joanne Devlin, MA, LCMHC       Clinical Director

Joanne received her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University and has extensive postgraduate training and experience in trauma recovery and family systems.  She is a licensed therapist and has provided individual, family, and group therapy in the Seacoast area for over 15 years, in addition to having over a decade of experience as an educator. Joanne believes strongly that family involvement is central to a child’s success.  She encourages a spirit of courage, compassion, and creativity in supporting a child and family’s commitment to change.