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Do you enjoy conducting individual and family therapy? Are you passionate about helping individuals become resilient and focused on their own wellness and recovery?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being an Outpatient Therapist at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has its Advantages.
Training in Evidence-Based Therapies
Opportunities for research, conference attendance and presentations
Ability to work for a stable, national, non-profit that is forward-thinking in our clinical practice and research
As an Outpatient Therapist at Devereux Community Services you will be involved in conducting individual and family therapy out of our Phoenixville, PA outpatient office. This full-time opportunity will allow you to work with individuals between the ages 2-19 and their families, diagnosed with depression, pervasive development disorder, attention deficit disorder, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, bipolar disorder, and poor impulse control. In this position, you would be responsible for a minimum of 32 sessions a week.
Responsibilities include the following, but not limited to:
Carry a caseload of individuals seeking individual, family therapy, and/or parenting sessions.
Conduct biopsychosocial assessments for new individuals
Create resiliency plans which reflect appropriate interventions/goals for each individual assigned
Ensure proper documentation of session notes, resiliency plans, assessments, and referrals for additional services including medication and/or case management
Review psychiatric evaluations for collaboration and to ensure that all recommendations are being followed.
Comply with regulatory, organizational, and center standards of care
Ensure safe, effective delivery and documentation of resiliency services for all individuals in outpatient programs
Assist in the hospitalization process as required and/or provide assistance to caseload in crisis situations
Keywords: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, Licensed Professional Counselor, Outpatient Therapist, LPC
Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field of study.
PA License: LPC, LCSW, or Licensed Psychologist
Previous experience conducting individual and/or family therapy, preferably with children and adolescents, required.
Proficient computer skills and a working knowledge of software programs (i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc).
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.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
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
Requisition ID 2019-7441
Position Type Full-Time