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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Social Worker (MSW) in Washington, Connecticut

Description

Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of students? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative environment?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team.

As a Social Worker 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

  • Competitive salary and benefits

The Devereux Glenholme School is seeking an enthusiastic professional to join our team as a Social Worker. Located in Washington, CT, the Glenholme School is a therapeutic boarding school for students, ages ten to young adults. The program provides a positive atmosphere designed to build competence for students to thrive socially and academically. Our comprehensive learning environment supports the success of students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety and various learning differences.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide individual and family therapy. Individual therapy will incorporate “In-Vivo” or social skills coaching within the student’s natural environment.

  • Conduct initial and ongoing formal assessments including the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), and Family Accommodation Scale – Anxiety (FASA). Informal assessments of student’s strengths, treatment needs, goal achievement, and treatment plan efficacy are also required.

  • Monitor treatment goals, objectives, and interventions for efficacy and appropriateness and modify where necessary.

  • Collaborate with boarding staff, and behavior personnel to design effective proactive and reactive strategies and techniques.

  • Communicate through email and Internal Treatment Integrity Reviews regarding treatment needs and or modifications.

  • Prepare and maintain documentation regarding student’s treatment progress, communications or other imperative information. Ensure documentation is comprehensive, accurate, professional, and completed in a timely manner.

  • Participate in the enrollment process.

Learn more about the Glenholme School from our amazing team!

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social work.

  • Licensed social worker.

  • At least one year of experience in relevant field.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive and perform in an ever-changing, fast paced and demanding environment.

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.

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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 2019-5903

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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