If the thought of making an impact on the lives of individuals with emotional, psychological and behavioral disorders brings a smile to your face, then make a meaningful career choice and become our next
Full-time Lead Therapist.
Devereux New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 400 children, adolescents, adults, and their families with special needs, from outside the New York skyline to the Southern New Jersey shoreline. Individuals with emotional, behavioral, and developmental disabilities are served via a broad spectrum of treatment settings including community-based homes and apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services..
As a Full-time Lead Therapist, you will Inspire hope and Empower lives by:
Clinically supervising and evaluating assigned clinical staff while completing staff assessments
Participate in treatment team and management teams of center
Provide clinical consultation and training to the programs
Participate in the implementation of D-PBIS in the programs
Participate in the development and implementation of the specialty bed program description
Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement program as defined by Center procedures
Provide clinical consultation and training in the programs
In conjunction with the State Clinical Director, ensures compliance with the standards and practice of clinical treatment in the programs
Partner with Operations team to ensure staff compliance with standards and practice
Work in conjunction with the clinical leadership team to improve outcomes for the individuals and the program
A Full-time Lead Therapist role with Devereux will offer you:
A comprehensive benefit package described in the Additional Details section as well as on our benefits site at http://learn.devereux.org/benefits
The ability to use your clinical experience in our Specialty Bed Program
The ability to provide quality clinical programming and treatment within Devereux NJ
The ability to work with direct care staff and center management on the clinical treatment of the consumers.
Partnering with members of the Operations team to ensure staff compliance with standards and practice of behavior therapy, behavioral programming, and applied behavior analysis
Developing and maintaining clinical program models
The ability to work in conjunction with our Corporate Clinical team
Stability working for an organization that has been providing services for 100 years
Clinical Therapist, LCSW, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clincial Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist, Behavioral Health, Non-Profit, Community Based Treatment, Ph.D, Psy.D, Forensic Psychology, Human Services
Devereux is a leading non profit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.
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.
The accomplished individual will possess:
Master's degree in Social Work or Counseling OR Doctorate degree in Psychology.
Must have clinical and supervisory certificate to provide supervision
Must be licensed in the State of New Jersey; LCSW, LPC, Licensed Psychologist
2-3 Years of progressively responsible human services experience providing clinical services
One year of experience in the treatment of offending behaviors required
Training and experience in sexual offense Relapse Prevention.
Forensic Psychology background a plus.
A background in the treatment of individuals with sexual offending behaviors.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Strong communication skills; both written and verbal.
Demonstrated ability to thrive and perform in an ever-changing, fast paced and demanding environment.
Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE