Rosecrance Jackson Centers is pleased to announce that Theodore (T.D.) Hostikka has been named Director of Residential Services and Mike Simcho has been named the adolescent unit coordinator.
Hostikka has experience in inpatient services, outpatient services, sober homes program development, drug court and jail recovery. During the early 2000s, he directed a methamphetamine recovery facility that provided a 50-day inpatient treatment program. Hostikka has earned a master’s degree in behavioral mental health psychology with a certificate in contemporary addiction counseling, and a master’s degree in practical theology from Regent University. He is working toward a doctorate from Walden University.
Simcho is experienced in adolescent care. He was a clinical case manager and youth worker at Children’s Square U.S.A., where he coordinated staffing and programming for a 24-bed children’s emergency crisis shelter. He also has served as a diversion specialist, family services program coordinator, education coach, FSRP supervisor for the Southwest Iowa Family Access Center, and as a corrections worker. Simcho holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Nebraska.
“We are excited for these new additions to our team,” said Regional President Julie Enockson. “They bring experience and knowledge that will change lives as Rosecrance Jackson Centers continues to impact the region.”