Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children? If so, you could become part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.
Being a Therapeutic Home Specialist for our Therapeutic Foster Care program has its Advantages!
Therapeutic Home Specialist
at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
A great culture with a supportive team structure
A fun and fast-paced environment
Competitive salary and amazing benefits
An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process
Devereux Arizona’s Therapeutic Foster Care Program serves children ages five to 17 with significant behavioral and emotional needs. Children are referred to Devereux via Arizona behavioral health networks, and several tribal entities. Therapeutic foster parents are extensively trained to address children’s intense needs and work with them towards their treatment goals.
Located in Phoenix, the Therapeutic Home Specialist will help support the therapeutic home providers in maintaining and delivering high quality behavioral health services to clients who have a wide range of social, emotional, and behavioral complications. This role will also assist with license and supervise therapeutic home providers.
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 7,000 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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org .
Keywords: foster care specialist, behavioral health, children, non-profit, human services, welfare, therapeutic home specialist, therapeutic foster care
Our Ideal Candidate:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field required.
Minimum (1) year of work experience with children, foster care or behavioral health related field.
Must be 21 years of age or older (per licensing standards)
Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check
Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)
Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)
Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results
About the Organization: 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.
EOE Statement: 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 testing required. EOE