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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Life Skills Instructor/Coach in Washington, Connecticut


Do you enjoy planning and implementing creative, fun recreational and social activites for young people? Are you interested in teaching and coaching social development and life skills to adolescents? Would you like to help positively impact and make a difference in the lives of adolescentes with special needs?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Life Skills Instructor/Coach at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Working with a supportive team with an energized atmosphere

-Opportunity to expand your existing teaching and coaching skills

-Competitive salary

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Glenholme School provides programs and services for students ages 10-21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourettes, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. Located in Washington, CT, this position is responsible for providing various level of support, instructions and supervision appropriate to each students' cognitive, emotional, social and psychological development based on an assessment of each students' abilities, strengths, potential and learning style.

Keywords: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Care Professional, Residential Counselor, Life Skills Coach / Instructor, Mental Health Technician, mental health, non profit, social services, counselor, psychology, human services, social worker, behavioral health


Bachelor's Degree in psychology, sociology, or related field is preferred.

One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults is preferred.

The IDEAL candidate will... Be a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid driving license.

Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes.

Work Environment: Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature.

Posted Date 2 months ago (11/12/2021 2:20 PM)

Requisition ID 2018-3574

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No