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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Licensing Specialist (Volusia and Flagler Co.) in Deland, Florida


This is a field based position covering in Volusia Co. (80%) and Flagler Co., FL. (20%).

Do you enjoy working with those who provide foster homes for children in the child welfare system? Are you ready to help transform the lives of children and families? Then join Devereux as a Licensing Specialist!

Being a Licensing Specialist has its Advantages

As a Licensing Specialist at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will work with a variety of Behavioral Health Professionals who share your commitment to helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • A chance to make a significant impact on the lives of children and families currently involved in the foster care system,

  • Opportunities to collaborate with a variety of behavioral health professionals in a multi-disciplinary environment, and

  • Quality Low-Cost benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!

Devereux Florida provides services for children and families in the child welfare system. Based out of Deland, FL, this position is responsible for the initial licensure and re-licensure of foster homes. It regularly visits foster homes and provides training and support to foster parents, as well as works with lead agency licensing staff as needed, and may assist with the recruitment of foster homes. This position requires a great deal of documenting; therefore candidates should have strong written communication skills as well as be very detail oriented.

Keywords: Licensing specialist, Licensing, foster care, child welfare, case management, human services, non-profit, Therapeutic foster care, CWCM, CWLC, social work, psychology, sociology, family advocate



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or related per the FL Certification Board


  • 2+ years of experience working with foster families preferred

  • Prior child welfare experience preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Certified Child Welfare Case Manager (CWCM ) or Certified Child Welfare Licensing Counselor (CWLC) required

  • Valid Florida Driver's License

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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visit to see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 1 month ago (7/8/2020 8:36 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-12594

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time