Aaron Prince, PhD(c), MSM, ICAADC, ICCDP-D, ICCS

Director of Residential Programs


With over 30 years’ experience, Aaron brings a strong level of expertise to his role.

Prior to his tenure at Northern Children Services, Aaron was Program Supervisor of Residential Services at Youth Services Inc. (YSI). Aaron has previously served as Program Director for The Empowerment Resurrection Center in Chester, PA and as Program Director for Connections, ISP Inc. in Chester, PA, and the nationally renowned Therapeutic Community-Key Program in Wilmington DE. Prior to this work, Aaron served as Executive Director at Addictions Recovery Systems (ARS) where he provided direct oversight for a federally funded medication assisted treatment program, and Program Manager for Brandywine Counseling & Community Services (BCCS). Aaron also worked with New Castle County, DE, in a variety of capacities, including as Deputy Director of Programming for a nine hundred bed correctional half-way house owned by Community Educations Centers (CEC) in Trenton, NJ. During this time, he was awarded the Department of Corrections’ prestigious “Golden Key” award for outstanding service. I also served as the.

Aaron is currently in the final dissertation stages of acquiring a Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology with a major in Mental Health, and a Minor in Performance Psychology. Aaron holds a Master of Science in Management degree (specializing in Public Health/Public Policy), a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health degree concentrating in Mental Health/Rehabilitation, and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Addiction Studies.

Aaron holds several board national and international certifications in the field of Hunan Service, Addictions as well as Substance Use: International Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (ICAADC), International Certified Co-Occurring Disorder Professional (ICCDP) and International Certified Clinical Supervisor (ICCS). He is in the final stages of becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Aaron is also active in a variety of civic and cultural organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and the Middle Atlantic States Correctional Association.