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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Art Therapist in Viera, Florida

Description

Are you interested in providing critical intervention to families in crisis? If so, Devereux might have the right opportunity for you! We are looking to hire a passionate individual to join our team as an Art Therapist.

Being an Art Therapist has its Advantages

As an Art Therapist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • A chance to make a significant impact in the lives of adolescents who have emotional and behavioral health needs.

  • Opportunities to participate in multidisciplinary treatment team and staffings for one of the largest non-profit behavioral health organizations in the state

  • Full, Comprehensive Benefits including low-cost, high coverage health insurance, generous time-off, retirement, non-profit student servant loan forgiveness, voluntary benefits, AND MORE!

  • Supervision hours for LMHC or LCSW licensure!

  • $1000 additional compensation for Bilingual applicants!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides intensive therapeutic residential and learning programs and services for children and adolescents. Based in Viera, FL, this position is responsible for providing therapy to children and adolescents through assessing clients and formulating individualized, multidisciplinary treatment plans.

Keywords: non-profit, child and adolescent counseling, child therapy, marriage and family therapy, LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, crisis intervention, crisis stabilization, crisis assessment, Therapist, counselor.

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master's degree in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, rehabilitation, special education, or human services field required

  • Two years' experience working directly with children and families. Preferred experience with children who are victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, or youth who have been adjudicated delinquent and are committed and are emotionally disturbed Preferred

  • Art Therapy certification required

Schedule:

  • Must be able to complete a 1 week hire orientation class (Monday - Friday); hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's license

  • Bilingual Preferred

  • Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision.

  • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Test, Physical, Physical Abilities Test, TB Test and Influenza Vaccine

  • 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 days ago (1/13/2021 12:56 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-15597

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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