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Family Based Therapist 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Evenings  
Location PA CBHS DE Community Services  
Open Date 1/30/2018  
Req Number CLI-17-00638  

Do you enjoy working with families and clients in their own environments? Are you passionate about providing services that incorporate families and caregivers in the treatment process and helps ensure a child’s positive involvement at home, school or within their community?

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

Being a Family Based Therapist at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has its Advantages

As a Family Based Therapist within out Delaware locations you will be involved in creating a focused and customized treatment plan to serve the needs of children, adolescents and their families. Our Treatment approaches revolve around Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT).

Family Based Services strives to keep children and youth, ages 2 to 21 with significant mental and emotional health challenges, living successfully with their families in their own communities. This program incorporates families and caregivers in the treatment process to ensure a child’s positive involvement at home, school or within the community – and to reduce the possibility of placement in residential treatment, psychiatric hospitals, or foster placements.

To reach this goal, clinicians visit children and families within their home. Parents acquire effective management skills and approaches to improve the child’s well-being, while the child or young adult learns skills to become successful in school, follow directions at home, develop and maintain positive relationships within the community, and reach expected emotional, social and academic achievements.

We are seeking a Full-Time Family Based Therapist to provide services for identified families in the home and communities of Delaware. We have office locations in Newark, Kent and Sussex Counties.

Responsibilities include:

·Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care, treatment, and services for the behavioral health needs of children and adolescents in a therapeutic format.

·Collaborate with colleagues regarding individual client progress/barriers and overall treatment.

·Demonstrate the skills, knowledge and abilities in the areas of regulatory compliance and adherence to professional standards.

·Responsible for accurate completion of all clinical documentation, within required timeframes (i.e. progress notes, assessments, Treatment Plans, Discharge Summaries, etc).

We offer Excellent Benefits - check them out:

Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading non profit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

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**It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Key Words: pychologist, social work, therapist, clinician, therapy, family-based, family therapy, counselor, Masters therapist, children therapist, LSW, LCSW, LPC, psychotherapy, DBT, Trauma informed care, counseling

Position Requirements

To qualify, we require:

  • Master’s Degree in Psych, Social Work, Nursing, Education, Rehabilitation or Human Services plus 2 years in CASSP system
  • One year of clinical work in a behavioral health setting.
  • Experience providing in-community treatment preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of initiative, accountability and professionalism.
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Job Summary Currently looking for an All-State Delaware Team. Positions are available in Newark, Kent and Sussex counties. Hours vary based on need of client.  
Contact Information Brittany Foster  
About the Organization 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.
EOE Statement 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 testing required. EOE  

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