Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Speech and Language Pathologist in Mount Kisco, New York

Looking to join a dynamic team of therapists and educators helping children and adolescents with autism? Then look no further than Devereux' NYCARES school program in Mt. Kisco, NY!

As a Speech and Language Pathologist you'll:

  • Administer assessments to determine communication strengths and needs of our individuals on an annual basis.

  • Develops individual education program (IEP) goals in the area of speech, creating strategies to improve communication skills, including the use of alternative and augmentative supports.

  • Provide guidance and direction to educational staff by sharing information, providing feedback and training, and engaging staff in generalizing intervention strategies.

  • Provide individual and group instruction to students designed to increase communication competency. Engage students in learning, provide specific and timely feedback to students, and assesse progress.

  • Effectively communicate student progress to educational staff, parents/guardians and home school district, and respond to parental concerns engaging the family in the instructional process.

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.

Additional Details:

The primary purpose of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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, Supplemental Life, and Accident coverage 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.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit package, visit

http://learn.devereux.org/benefits . In addition to these benefits we also offer a healthcare option through MVP here in New York.

And remember: Working at Devereux helps you qualify for loan forgiveness for both Direct and Federal Perkins Loans!!

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https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts

Keywords: SLP, Speech, Pathologist, Developmental Disabilities

Requirements

To qualify, we require:

  • Master's degree in a Speech Pathology with Certificate in Clinical Competency (CCC) or possess education and experience necessary to gain certification plus State Department of Education certification. We will consider SLPs in need of hours as a Clinical Fellow and TSSLDs.

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