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Do you enjoy an active environment that keeps you engaged and challenged, as well as consistently allows you to develop and learn? Are you looking for a clinical position that uses the most current evidenced-based practices in the field of behavior analysis and intervention?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Clinician at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has its Advantages
As a Clinician at Devereux’s Brandywine Programs you will be involved in creating a focused and customized treatment plan to serve the needs of children and adolescents who have experienced specific emotional and behavioral challenges and traumas. This program focuses on Program-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PW-PBIS), a program-wide system of care that promotes and rewards positive behaviors, and prevents negative behaviors, to create safe, supportive living environments.
The Brandywine program, located in Glenmoore, PA works with adolescent males who experience behavioral and psychiatric challenges and is currently seeking a Full-Time license-eligible Therapists to provide the coordination and delivery of clinical services to include family, group, and individual therapy for assigned clients. Additionally, the Clinician provides consultative services within the treatment team on clinical matters providing support and guidance to other team members, including direct care staff; Performs clinical assessments as required and participates in outcome initiatives.
Specific responsibilities include:
Performs a variety of activities designed to facilitate the admissions process for assigned clients to include, but not limited to, gathering biopsychosocial (BPS) information, identifying client strengths, identifying and assessing risk, and completing all required information for electronic medical records in a timely fashion.
Creates initial treatment plan to include measurable short-term objectives, measurable clinical goals, and specifying clinical strategies Monitors and documents progress using monitoring tools at proscribed intervals. Conducts individual, family, and group therapy according to organizational, program, and professional standards and protocols, documenting such in a timely, legible, articulate fashion.
Facilitates 30-day review processes (diagnosis, medication, treatment goals and objectives, clinical intervention strategies, discharge planning) for assigned clients. Prepares for reviews by generating data involving individual, group, and family sessions, as well as therapeutic home visits, results of assessments, and/or other areas of concern.
Schedules and facilitates interagency meetings to include notification of all involved parties, making recommendations, and satisfying organizational and funder documentation expectations and/or requirements.
Facilitates therapeutic home visits (THVs) to include scheduling, discussing rules and expectations while on the visit, developing crisis plans, and documenting effectiveness/outcome of THVs.
Keywords: LPC, LCSW, Psychologist, Therapist, Clinical Case Manager
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).
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.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
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 2019-7572
Position Type Full-Time