Jillian Szczepaniak-Gillece, LCSW-C
Director of Behavioral Health Services
Through her journey in working with children and their families, Jillian discovered that her work at The Children’s Guild aligned with her commitment to making a positive impact on others.
With 15 years of experience in the field of social work, Jillian has continued to learn as well as teach others. She strongly believes in providing a space for staff to recognize their capabilities and to utilize their own strengths to engage and support the children and families they serve.
Jillian has also worked with other programs in navigating how to provide clinical services to achieve fiscal sustainability.
She earned a Master of Social Work from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and English from La Salle University.
Jillian is part of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council at The Children’s Guild and is dedicated to assisting the agency in providing all individuals with opportunities.