Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Director in Tucson, Arizona


Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents?

Interested in joining the first therapeutic program for unaccompanied girls in Arizona?

See the Devereux difference, apply TODAY!

Devereux Arizona’s Unaccompanied Children Services Program (UCS) provides high-quality trauma-informed and culturally-competent residential and educational services for children, with intense support for their social and emotional health. Each child’s care is individualized to their needs with a team of professionals providing 24x7 support through individual assessment and counseling, group counseling, medical and mental health services, behavior management, education and vocational services, and safety planning. Devereux’s ultimate goal is to ensure every child receives best-in-class services designed specifically to address the traumas that they have sustained during, and often before, their migration journey, as well as help them connect either to shelter or foster care, or to their sponsor.

Reporting to the Assistant Executive Director, the Program Director will oversee day to day program operations and is responsible for the clinical, administrative, and financial success of Devereux Arizona’s Unaccompanied Children’s program. The Program Director will be responsible for all compliance and reporting to the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). The Program Director will foster a positive work environment designed to attract and retain a progressive, caring, and diverse workforce.

Salary Range: $75,000 - $88,000

Benefits and Rewards

We strive to create an inclusive environment, and retain the talented employees who make our organization a great place to work. We offer:

  • ASCEND – the first career accelerator program exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers – the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential. Full-time employees in career-aligned tracks receive 100% of tuition, fees and textbook costs, up to $15,000 for undergraduate classes (annually), and $25,000 for graduate-level classes(annually)

  • Paid time off (24 days per year, increase with years of service); Sick time (64 hours per year)

  • Retirement , eM Life for Mental Health and Work/Life Programs, Service Anniversary Awards

  • Free access to Payactiv , a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

  • Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discounts – Available the first day of employment through Carebridge

  • Service Awards – All employees celebrating a five-year increment (5, 10, 15, etc.) anniversary receive taxable compensation in recognition of their long-term commitment to Devereux

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits (medical, dental, vision pet insurance) - 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!


  • Master's degree in social work or equivalent degree in counseling, psychology, sociology, education or other relevant behavioral science degree with two (2) years' of experience in program management or as a director of a licensed child care program

  • OR Bachelor’s degree in social work or equivalent degree in counseling, psychology, sociology, education or other relevant behavioral science degree with five (5) years’ experience in child welfare administration or child protective services

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

  • LMSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC, LMFT preferred

  • Must also have proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft applications

  • Maintain a valid driver's license


  • Fully immunized/vaccinated (or have a medical/religious exemption) for Varicella, MMR, TdAp, Influenza & COVID-19 prior to starting.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older (per licensing standards)

  • Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 36-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

  • Ability to attend full time, paid, New Hire Orientation Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 1 month ago (10/27/2023 10:44 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-33549

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.