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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health School Psychologist in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Description

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

We offer:

  • Specialized training opportunities to include:

  • Ethics-in house trainings cover all required CEU’s for licensed clinicians

  • Leadership Development

  • Supervisory Excellence

  • Evidenced Based Practices-DBT, CBT, TFCBT, PBIS

  • Project Management

  • 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

  • Special Projects

  • Staff appreciation/engagement

  • 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 adolescents 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 individuals. 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?

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. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Qualifications

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.

Posted Date 2 months ago (8/13/2021 12:15 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19441

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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