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Devereux's Advanced Children Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time, Learning Specialist to deliver staff training programs and assist programs with delivering effective behavior treatment services.
As a Learning Specialist:
Provides learning and training support for staff working in psychiatric residential treatment, in-patient hospital and/or educational settings.
Track employee training to ensure organizational, regulatory, and licensing compliance.
Provides consultation and support for program directors, department heads and other supervisors in matters related to staff performance and risk reduction.
Assists in adapting and delivering curriculum based on regulatory and/or programmatic needs.
Devereux Advanced Children's Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) provides a range of programs and services for at-risk children and adolescents with a wide range of mental, emotional and behavioral challenges. Each year, more than 800 children and adolescents ages 6 through 18 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 return to their home community and become productive and positive forces within their neighborhoods. CBHS services include residential treatment centers, an inpatient program, approved private schools, and a range of community based services in Southeast PA and Delaware.
Education - Bachelor’s degree in behavioral healthcare, learning and development or related field. Master’s degree a plus.
Experience – Two or more years of experience in a behavioral healthcare setting with a focus on staff training and development. Applicants should have certification and/or experience delivering formal training in such areas as Crisis Prevention and Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports, Supportive Behavioral Supervision or other behavioral treatment related topics. Additional expertise in related areas such as CPR, Emergency Procedures, OSHA standards - Hazard Surveillance, Infection Control, etc. a plus.
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 2019-5787
Position Type Full-Time