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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Family Support Counselor in Tucson, Arizona

Description

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being a Family Support Counselor with our Outpatient Program has its Advantages!

  • As a Family Support Counselor at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process

  • The opportunity to be a positive role model and help out youth as well as their families reach their full potential

  • Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills

  • Be a part of a highly dedicated team who will support you and our families

  • Competitive pay and flexible scheduling

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona’s Outpatientprogram provides in-home remedial intervention for at-risk youth and families identifying youth and family strengths and needs to enhance the Child and Family Team (CFT) planning process. We work with families and youths in their homes, teaching a variety of skills ranging from self-care, household management, living, and social. We are looking for talented individuals who have experience working in Behavioral Health, with families and at-risk youth to be a positive role model and impact on our families!

Located in Tucson, AZ, the Family Support Counselor will beresponsible for the coordination of care, treatment planning, service delivery, and case management of our Secondary Responder Program. You will formulate treatment plans, assessments, clinical impression and discharge planning. This role will provide support to clients and placement to help stabilize behavior and avoid disruption throughout a 45 day program. The Family Support Counselor takes recommendations regarding access to care following discharge. You will work closely with the Child/Family Team with regard to service delivery.

Keywords: family support counselor, family support, mental health, behavioral health, at-risk youth, counseling, mentor, direct care

Qualifications

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related Human Services field required OR Five (5) years of experience in human services field in lieu of degree.

  • Experience working with multi-problem families. Experience in cultural diversity, substance abuse, domestic violence, crisis intervention, effects of child abuse and neglect on child development, sexual abuse, mediation, and other interventions preferred.

  • Ability to work as part of a diverse group. Must have problem-solving abilities. Must have ability to relate well to families of varied lifestyles, backgrounds, and ethnicities.

OTHER:

  • 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   

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; 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 2019-5778

Category Family Support

Position Type Full-Time

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