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Are you interested in a school based clinical role that provides more than just psychological testing? Do you have a passion for working with adolescents with emotional and behavior disorders?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a School Psychologist at Devereux has its Advantages
Specialized training opportunities to include:
Ethics-in house trainings cover all required CEU’s for licensed clinicians
Evidenced Based Practices-DBT, CBT, TFCBT, PBIS
Growth and Development across service lines
Collaborative work with an integrated treatment team-direct care, education, psychiatry, medical & nursing
Exposure & experience with external agencies/personnel-DPW, DHS, BHRS, Case Managers, PCCYFS, PAR, The Alliance, etc.
Opportunities to serve on specialized committees/workgroups
Quality Improvement/Initiative teams
Leadership teams & subcommittees
Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) focuses its efforts on intensive services for at-risk children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences. Each year, more than 800 children and adolescents, ages six 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, and emotional and life skills needed to return to their home communities and become productive and positive forces within their neighborhoods. CBHS operates multiple services lines to include: Inpatient Acute Care Psych, Psychiatric Residential Treatment and Community Based Services.
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 Therapist 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.
We are seeking a FT School Psychologist who will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of school based psychology services to children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders. Performs assessments as required. Provides consultative services to the education staff. Participates in outcome initiatives.
Completes Re-Evaluations (RR) in a timely, competent, and comprehensive manner.
Works with the IEP team in the development of the IEP to align with recommendations of the RR.
Utilizes Standardized testing to monitor student progress.
Maintains up to date knowledge in the area of assessment and school psychology.
Completes other duties as requested by the School Administrator.
Supervises college level unpaid clinical interns when accepted to school.
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.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:
Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites
Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs
Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC
Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients
Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:
Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members
Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services
Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families
Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong
EDUCATION: Master’s (MEd), Educational Specialist (EdS) or doctoral degree (EdD, PhD) in school psychology from a NASP and/or APA accredited program. Certification as a school psychologist in the State of Pennsylvania. BCBA certified or BCBA eligible preferred.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one year experience in a school setting. Strong written communication and time management skills.
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.
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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Posted Date 1 month ago (12/15/2020 2:52 PM)
Requisition ID 2020-15180
Position Type Full-Time