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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Therapeutic Home Specialist in Tucson, Arizona


Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of those in need? 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 Adult program has its Advantages!

Devereux Arizona’s Therapeutic Foster Care Program serves children ages 5 to 17, as well as adults , with significant behavioral and emotional needs. Clients are referred to Devereux via Arizona behavioral health networks, and several tribal entities. Therapeutic foster parents are extensively trained to address client intense needs and work with them toward their treatment goals.

As a 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

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

  • A fun and fast-paced environment

  • Competitive salary and amazing benefits

  • Paid time off and sick time

  • Generious Employee Referral Program with a fast payout milestone

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

  • Schedule: Monday-Friday; 9:00am-5:00pm with on-call for caseload

Located in Tucson, AZ , the Therapeutic Home Specialist-Adult program will support 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 position will also license and supervise therapeutic home providers.

Keywords: foster care specialist, behavioral health, adult foster care, therapeutic, non-profit, human services, welfare, therapeutic home specialist, therapeutic foster care


  • High School Diploma or GED required ; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred

  • Four (4) years' related experience OR one (1) year experience with a Bachelor's Degree

  • Exprience in children and/or adult foster care or behavioral health related field

  • Ability to work independently and manage own time; navigate remote/virtual job requirements

  • Ability to work in client's homes/other locations per job requirements


  • 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   

  • Must attend one (1) week of New Hire Orientation (paid) Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children

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.

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 3 weeks ago (3/19/2021 7:24 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-16757

Category Family Support

Position Type Full-Time