School Psychologist

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Full time Full day
New Berlinville, PA
Description:

Are you interested in a school based clinical role that provides more than just psychological testing? Do you have a passion for working with adolescents with emotional and behavior disorders?

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

Being a School Psychologist at Devereux has its Advantages






We offer:

  • Specialized training opportunities to include:

    • Ethics-in house trainings cover all required CEU’s for licensed clinicians

    • Leadership Development

    • Supervisory Excellence

    • Evidenced Based Practices-DBT, CBT, TFCBT, PBIS

    • Project Management

  • Growth and Development across service lines

    • Collaborative work with an integrated treatment team-direct care, education, psychiatry, medical & nursing

    • Exposure & experience with external agencies/personnel-DPW, DHS, BHRS, Case Managers, PCCYFS, PAR, The Alliance, etc
  • Opportunities to serve on specialized committees/workgroups

    • Quality Improvement/Initiative teams

    • Special Projects

    • Staff appreciation/engagement

    • Leadership teams & subcommittees

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) focuses its efforts on intensive services for at-risk children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences. Each year, more than 800 children and adolescents, ages six through 18, receive specialized care in the environment best suited to the challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, and emotional and life skills needed to return to their home communities and become productive and positive forces within their neighborhoods. CBHS operates multiple services lines to include: Inpatient Acute Care Psych, Psychiatric Residential Treatment and Community Based Services.

The Brandywine program, located in Glenmoore, PA works with adolescents who experience behavioral and psychiatric challenges and is currently seeking a Full-Time license-eligible Therapist to provide the coordination and delivery of clinical services to include family, group, and individual therapy for assigned individuals. Additionally, the Clinician provides consultative services within the treatment team on clinical matters providing support and guidance to other team members, including direct care staff; Performs clinical assessments as required and participates in outcome initiatives.

We are seeking a FT School Psychologist who will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of school based psychology services to children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders. Performs assessments as required. Provides consultative services to the education staff. Participates in outcome initiatives.


  • Completes Re-Evaluations (RR) in a timely, competent, and comprehensive manner.

  • Works with the IEP team in the development of the IEP to align with recommendations of the RR.

  • Utilizes Standardized testing to monitor student progress.

  • Maintains up to date knowledge in the area of assessment and school psychology.

  • Completes other duties as requested by the School Administrator.

  • Supervises college level unpaid clinical interns when accepted to school.


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.

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

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.


Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Master’s (MEd), Educational Specialist (EdS) or doctoral degree (EdD, PhD) in school psychology from a NASP and/or APA accredited program. Certification as a school psychologist in the State of Pennsylvania. BCBA certified or BCBA eligible preferred.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one year experience in a school setting. Strong written communication and time management skills
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.

We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.



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.


Visit
benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!



Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

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