Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Clinician BCBA in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Devereux CIDDS is looking for a Clinician to work in our program in West Chester, PA.

Children’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (CIDDS) serves children, adolescents and young adults from birth to 21 with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, as well as behavioral and emotional disorders.

Each year, more than 1,000 children and adolescents receive specialized care in the environment best suited to the challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, emotional and life skills needed to flourish in their home community.

CIDDS services include two Approved Private Day Schools, community-based mental health services, community based employment training and social skills training, therapeutic foster care and a full-time residential program.

Responsibilities include :

  • Provides assessment, therapy, and consultation services within a residential treatment setting to children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and significant behavioral concerns.

  • Also works with the families of individuals to provide behavioral parent training to promote successful discharge home. Coordinates clinical services with the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Attends treatment team and interagency meetings as needed. Documents service delivery as required by funders and regulations.Provides assessment, therapy, and consultation services within a residential treatment setting to children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and significant behavioral concerns.

  • Also works with the families of individuals to provide behavioral parent training to promote successful discharge home.

  • Coordinates clinical services with the multi-disciplinary team. Attends treatment team and interagency meetings as needed.

  • Documents service delivery as required by funders and regulations.

  • Be a role model for all staff and clients

Keywords: clinician, therapist, residential treatment, counselor, behavioral health, mental health, social worker, children, youth, BCBA

Organization Profile

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.

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.

EOE/Drug Testing Required

Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work.

  • Clinical Internship and one year relevant experience working with children and adolescents in a residential setting required.

  • Current valid independent or associate license to practice in state with no restrictions preferred. Maintains license as indicated.

  • Proficient computer skills and a working knowledge of software programs (i.e. Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc).