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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Specialist in Berwyn, Pennsylvania


Do you enjoy working in a professional environment that provides you an opportunity to increase your knowledge and learn new skills? Are you someone who is organized and detailed oriented?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Program Specalist at Devereux Adult Services has its Advantages! We Offer:

-Opportunities for Professional Development

-Supportive and Collaborative Team Environment

-Strong Supervisory support and direction

-Interactions with internal and external customers/stakeholders

-And much more.

Devereux Adult Services provides residential and vocational care to adults 21yrs and older with Intellectual, developmental and cognitive disorders in locations throughout Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in PA.

The Program Specialist will work very closely with the entire clinical treatment team. You will take the lead on coordinating treatment for a caseload of individuals in a residential program. Not only will you be a key member of the treatment team, you will serve as an advocate to ensure the individual is receiving individualized and appropriate care and interventions. Additionally, this position offers a flexible day time work schedule. Programs will include residential and vocational case load. Local travel between programs within Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties. The position also works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders including: agencies, families, Individuals, and Devereux operational departments, in the coordination and implementation of an Individual's Support Plan (ISP). Ensures that: all supports and services identified in the ISP are provided, the supports plan is relevant and comprehensive, a continuous active treatment program is consents and approvals for restrictions are in place, and services identified are in compliance with applicable service definitions and state and federal funding requirements and regulations; the support plan is relevant and comprehensive. Acts as a liaison between departments to coordinate the completion of all annual reports and obtain complete & accurate documentation, which is evident of the delivery of services. Ensures benefits are in place and without lapse.

Key Words: social work, case management, social service, case coordinator, BSW, utilization review, human services


Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, or related field.

Two (2) years’ experience in the Human Services field, working with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental health diagnoses, and/or TBI. Requires knowledge of regulatory requirements and an ability to adhere to established regulations, excellent customer service skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and problem-solving skills. Must be able to adapt to rapidly changing demands of the position, customer needs, and the organization. Must be proficient in Word Processing and Database management. Must possess and maintain valid driver's license, and be at least 21 years of age

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit 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.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

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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.

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 screening required. EOE

Requisition ID 2019-7431

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time