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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health School Based Clinician- Licensed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Do you enjoy an active school environment that keeps you engaged and challenged, as well as consistently allows you to develop and learn? Are you looking for a licensed clinical position that uses the most current evidenced-based practices in the field of behavior analysis and intervention?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being an School Based Clinician at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has its Advantages.

  • Specialized training opportunities to include: In-house ethics trainings, potential exposure to Evidenced Based Practices: TF-CBT, DBT, PCIT

  • Clinical supervision twice a month to support development

  • Growth and Development across service lines

  • Benefit Eligibility after 30 Days of Full Time Employment (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days)

As a School Based Clinician you are responsible for the coordination and delivery of clinical services in a school setting within the Philadelphia School District. Demonstrates the ability towork in collaboration with district personnel to provide clinical services to identified populations.Demonstrate the skills, knowledge, and ability to understand, implement, as well as impact regulatory guidelines and professional standards. Provides prevention, case management and consultation services to individuals in schools. All services are family focused and are provided in the office, schools, home or other community settings. This is done in accordance with the Agency’s Vision, Mission and Values.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide individual and group counseling to students based on referral from school district staff.

  • Provide Training and information sessions for parents and other stakeholders on mental health awareness and risk factors

  • Facilitates/co-facilitates groups within the schools as well as in the community as needed utilizing evidence based curriculum's

  • Accurately enters service documentation into the electronic health record and data into the required reporting systems within established time-frames. Completes all necessary reports within established time-frames.

  • Assists with crisis intervention/prevention services.

  • Develops strong working relationships with schools through respectful communication and accountability. Provides consultation and training to school staff on mental health awareness and risk factors. Make recommendations for initiatives around school based mental health and prevention strategies

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

Keywords: LPC, LCSW, Psychologist, Therapist, Clinical Case Manager, Family Based Therapist, FB


EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or other related

Human Services discipline. Licensure required-can accept LSW or clinical license (LCSW, LPC, etc)


EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years verified paid experience providing mental health treatment required. Must be bilingual


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques – upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches (S&PA) techniques.

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

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/10/2021 3:57 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19922

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time