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Are you interested in helping children with mental health diagnosis or developmental disabilities?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Community Services Therapist has its Advantages
As a Community Services Therapist in the Children’s Therapeutic Foster Care program at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.We offer:
A rewarding career in this specialized foster care program
Clinical resources and training
Supportive team with Servant Leadership philosophy
Opportunities for professional growth and development
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pocono Center provides programs and services for children and adults with developmental disabilities Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRRS), is a children’s therapeutic foster care program. Located in Newfoundland, PA and serving surrounding counties, this position is responsible for providing face to face psychotherapy to the foster child in the Host Home, natural home or other community settings. Treatment session frequency will be based on the treatment plan and child’s needs. The Therapist also meets with the treatment parent to provide supervision/support and to review treatment and progress. The Therapist will meet with the natural family or legal guardian/caregiver to work on reunification goals. In addition, the position develops, implements, monitors and evaluates programs for individuals with challenging behavior, trauma, autism, or intellectual/developmental disabilities.
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Keywords: Foster Care, Social Worker, Clinician, Behavior Analyst, LSW, BSC, BSL, BCBA, MT
EDUCATION: Related Master’s Degree in Human Services field required with coursework or practicum in applied behavior analysis or mental health. Licensed Mental Health professional preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year paid experience in providing mental health direct services to children, youth or young adults and treatment to children with mental illness, history of trauma, or serious emotional disturbance. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires ability to make sound decisions independently.
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
Posted Date 2 months ago (2/4/2020 1:52 PM)
Requisition ID 2020-10269
Position Type Full-Time