Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Clinical Therapist in Kennesaw, Georgia

Clinical Therapist Annual Salary 40's

Complete admission/intake assessments of youth admitted to residential treatment setting. Provide Individual, family and group psychotherapy for youth and adolescents to include: Assessment & diagnosis; individual rehabilitation treatment planning; individual, group and family therapies; case management and documentation. Some evenings and weekends required.

  • Provide individual, and/or group therapy services to our residential clients, as well as family therapy for client and parent/guardian.

  • Collaborate with Clinical Program Director, other clinicians and Direct Support Professionals to maintain a therapeutic environment.

  • Assist in the implementation of the individualized treatment plan.

  • Be an effective member of the multi-disciplinary team internally, as well as an active participant on identified client's CFT (Child & Family Team).

How do you know if this is the right opportunity for you?

  • You enjoy a flexible schedule and the challenge of meeting the needs of child and families.

  • You’re looking to increase your experience in treating a variety of mental and emotional disorders and illnesses.

  • You like the idea of working for a stable national non-profit that offers a strong support system and is forward-thinking in their practice and research.

Are you newly licensed or will be within 30 days? This is a great place to start in the behavioral health industry. If you are wanting coaching and mentoring while you learn your craft, Devereux is a great place to learn from veterans in the field.

Keywords: clinician, therapist, residential treatment, counselor, behavioral health, mental health, social worker, children, youth, LPC, LMFT, LMSW, LCSW, LISAC, LASAC, LAC, licensed

Organization Profile

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health. We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national non-profit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of Autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges. We are part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, which has been providing treatment, education and vocational services for more than 100 years. Devereux is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit behavioral health organizations, giving Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia access to national experts from across the country.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.



M.S./M.A./M.Ed./M.S.W. Clinical Counseling or other Social Service Related field Required.**

State license required - LAPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT or equivalent required.

Minimum one year experience working with adolescents with emotional and behavioral challenges required. Experience with intake assessments and treatment plan development preferred.