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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Post Doctoral Psychology Fellow in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania


Are you seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellowship within a behavioral health setting with adolescents? Do you enjoy a clinical environment that is based on evidence based practices and outcomes?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

You will be offered:

  • Opportunities to participate in research and publish

  • Exposure to other disciplines, networking opportunities, external stakeholders, etc.

  • Consultation across disciplines, present progress monitoring data to internal/external stakeholders

  • Gain post-doctoral exposure to youth and families with high acuity mental and behavioral health diagnoses

  • CEUs, supervision toward licensure, supervisory training

  • ASCEND- Career Accelerator Program

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) has an opening for a Post-doctoral Fellow in Psychology for the 2023-2024 training year at our residential programs, located in West Chester and Malvern, PA. The Fellow will play a leadership role across several projects designed to implement program-wide positive behavior interventions and supports (PWPBIS) across the DPACS residential and acute inpatient programs. The fellowship will focus specifically on clinical and research skills to implementation science and PWPBIS, including training and consultation provided to school, residential and hospital personnel as they develop and implement universal and targeted inventions. There will be additional clinical responsibilities such as evaluation and consultation of individual students. Additionally, the Fellow will be responsible for providing staff trainings broad behavioral principles pertinent to PWPBIS and clinical interventions such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy. The Fellow will be expected to contribute to dissemination activities (ie conference presentation preparation).

This position is a one-year appointment pending continued funding.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintains a lead role in PBIS Leadership Teams. Coordinates Tiered Fidelity Index (TFI) evaluations with external evaluators.

  2. Supports Doctoral Interns in completing PBIS data analysis and provides recommendations for Tier I, II and III interventions. Presents data analysis in team settings and is responsive to questions from colleagues.

  3. Consult with residential, school and psychiatric in-patient leadership teams to improve school, milieu climate and youth behavior.

  4. Develop and implement training programs to promote evidenced-based practices and interventions. Training should include general behavioral principles, functional assessment, and general understanding of clinical orientations including Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

  5. Conduct function-based assessments and interventions for individual students as needed.

  6. Participate in the design and implementation of applied research; assist in writing research proposals; disseminate research findings at national conferences; provide mentoring and supervision to junior staff.

  7. Ongoing development of PBIS fidelity monitoring.

  8. Provide evidence based clinical therapies as indicated.

Salary/Benefits: This position is a one-year appointment and pending continued funding and contingent on satisfactorily meeting performance expectations. The salary is competitive with other similar positions.

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, services provided include psychiatric residential treatment (PRTF), residential treatment (RTF), acute inpatient psychiatric hospital (AIP), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and approved private school educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives


Education: Completed Ph.D., Psy.D. Or E.D. in School or Clinical Psychology.

Experience: Must have completed a pre-doctoral psychology internship of 2,000 hours (preferably APA-approved).

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (5/25/2023 3:57 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-30891

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.