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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Therapist in Sparta, New Jersey


Do YOU want to work with a Multi-disciplinary team? Do YOU want to work where you can use your Forensic Counseling background? Work in an environment with supportive supervision? Be apart of a national, mission-based nonprofit organization?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey may be the right fit for YOU!

Being a Therapist at Devereux has its Advantages:

As a Therapist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

What Devereux Offers YOU:

  • The opportunity for utilization of your clinical behavioral skills

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective

  • A group of like minded peers to share knowledge, thoughts and ideas within the field of Behavioral Health

  • Become a part of one of the leading fee for service agencies

  • The ability to Utilize your skills and experience in Relapse Prevention

  • Supervision by an LPC and working with our National Clinical Team

  • Cross training with our team of experts

  • Being able to implement your practices with the offending population

  • Primarily daytime hours with some flexibility

  • Excellent benefit package/Health Insurance:Eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment

The Therapist reports directly to the Assistant Operations Director who is a licensed LPC.

What we look for in YOU:

  • Facilitate weekly individual therapy sessions, some with non-verbal clients

  • Facilitate small group therapy sessions as needed

  • Participation in vocational skills groups weekly

  • Conduct annual risk assessments; writing annual clinical summaries; developing and maintaining WRAP plans; developing and maintaining safety contracts

  • Attend monthly clinical, administrative, and supervisory meetings

  • Conduct monthly orientation training for new staff and refresher training for established staff

  • Program development of coping skills groups

  • Collaboration with external entities such as vocational programs, Psychiatrists, Physicians

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 500 children, adolescents and adults, and their families, across the state. Individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities, including autism, are served through a broad spectrum of treatment settings, including community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services.

Keywords: Clinical Therapist, LCSW, LPC, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health, Non-Profit, Community Based Treatment, Forensic Counseling, In-home



  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or other related clinical discipline.


  • Valid LCSW, LPC in the State of New Jersey

  • Two years of working with adult offenders, I/DD and/or SPMI (Severe and Pervasive Mental Illness)

  • One year of clinical work in a behavioral health setting

  • Experience providing in-community treatment preferred

  • Experience with clinical assessments, research and report writing

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • High level of initiative, accountability and professionalism

  • Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills

  • Ability to multi task and be deadline driven

Company Overview

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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (5/17/2021 9:15 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-17890

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time