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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Human Services Professional in Kennesaw, Georgia


Looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact in the lives of youth and adolescents? Are you hoping to contribute to the clients and families we serve in a Case Management capacity?

If you answered Yes, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team as a Human Services Professional.

Being a Human Services Professional has its advantages!

As a Human Services Professional at Devereux, you will learn more than you ever thought possible while you work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills and coordinate services.

  • Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills in the Human Services field.

  • Being part of an interactive team that includes; education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!

Our Human Services Professionals (HSPs) provide administrative support and case management for individuals and their families in our Community Cottages Program. In addition, you will coordinate intake and discharge plans, work closely with external partners and regulatory agencies in order to successfully provide quality services, assist in the development of individualized service plans and act as a mentor and advocate to the clients we serve. Minimal supervision of our clients while in the unit to include, monitoring, coaching, and re-directing on an as needed basis is required. On-call as needed.

Please note, this is an in-office opportunity only!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges.

Keywords: Human Services Professional, Case Management, Life skills, youth counselor, direct care worker, direct support, group home, residential counselor, mental health, psychology, human services, sociology, juvenile corrections, social work

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 visit


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in the field of Counseling, Mental Health, Social Work, Psychology/Sociology, Rehabilitation, Special Education, or Human Services field required. Master's degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two (2) years experience in Psychiatric Residential-based Treatment setting and/or Group Home in a Human Services Role required. Previous experience working with individuals living with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or conduct disorders preferred. Knowledge of and completion of the Foundations course and are familiar with Room, Board, Watchful Oversight plans highly preferred; OR the ability to complete the Foundations course requirements and pass a competency exam with a minimum score of 80%.

Other qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; relationship management and multi-tasking skills are required.

  • Strong technical skills and ability to utilize in-house computer applications.

  • Valid Driver's License required; Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • On-call, weekend availability and some holidays required.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily.

  • 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.

You must be able to work every other weekend, as required.

The Federal Government COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires most staff working at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia to be vaccinated. In order to be employed at this center in this position, you must:

  1. If vaccinated - provide proof of vaccination prior to start date.

  2. If unvaccinated:

  • Receive the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine prior to providing any care, treatment, or other services by Dec. 5, 2021; and

  • The necessary shots to be fully vaccinated – either two doses of Pfizer or Moderna or one dose of Johnson & Johnson – by Jan. 4, 2022 .

  • Note: If you are getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you must get this vaccine by Dec. 5, 2021 .

Posted Date 2 months ago (10/20/2021 3:02 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20615

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time