Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavior Coach in Phoenix, Arizona

Behavior Coaches

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona

is seeking qualified

Behavior Coaches

to be a part of our team! This position provides in-home remedial intervention for at-risk youth and families under the Arizona 12 Principles and in conjunction with the Child and Family Team Model. We work with families and youths in-home, providing services during the work week and on weekends. We are looking for talented individuals who have experience working in Behavioral Health, with families and at-risk youth to be a positive role model and impact on our families!

Pay rate is a flat $15.00 per hour PLUS mileage reimbursement.

Schedules are Tuesday - Saturday OR Sunday - Thursday

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include: medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.*

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What are some of the key responsibilities of a

Behavior Coach?

  • Providing continual in-home direct services for at-risk youth and families. Identifies youth and family strengths and needs to enhance the Child and Family Team (CFT) planning process.

  • Teaching a variety of skills (living, social, self-care, household management, etc.) to children adolescents, parents, and care-givers.

  • Ability to apply appropriate physical intervention (Safe and Positive Approaches) techniques to manage resistance for clients presenting as a danger to self or others.

  • Identifying, connecting, and integrating families in to a variety of community resources and outlets that build off individual and family strengths. Transporting youth(s) to and from various appointments and activities as needed.

  • Actively participate in the Quality Assurance Plan of Youth and Families First by identifying, notifying and participating in determining and implementing resolutions. Assures that problems are addressed by the appropriate personnel AND that standards are met and that quality is obtained and maintained.

  • Work cohesively with families and co-workers and follow HIPPA and Confidentiality standards

Keywords: Behavioral health, mental health, children, non-profit; at-risk youth, counseling, mentor

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 Arizona serves more than 4,000 individuals annually, across the state. Programs include Residential Treatment Centers, Day School, Outpatient Services, Prevention Programs, Respite, Short-term Residential Treatment, Adult Foster Care, and Foster Care for children. The Human Rights Campaign recognized Devereux Arizona in 2012 for its work with LGBT foster and adoptive families, with the “All Children – All Families” seal. Devereux Arizona was the first organization in Arizona to receive this honor.

The Devereux Arizona culture is extremely diverse. We are a supportive and inclusive organization and practice nondiscrimination across all programs and services. Whether we are hiring employees, licensing foster parents or serving clients, we do so without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, ancestry, national origin, gender identity or expression, and/or sexual orientation.



  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in related field highly preferred.

  • Previous experience as a behavior coach highly preferred

  • Must be able to type at least 30 WPM

  • Experience working in the behavioral health field

  • Must possess (or have the ability to obtain) a AZ Level One Fingerprint Clearance card with NO restrictions

  • Must be able to pass 39-month DMV check

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