Do you enjoy seeing children “rise above”, make positive changes, and blossom? Do you enjoy collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team of behavioral health professionals? Then considering joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a School Psychologist at Devereux has its Advantages
As a School Psychologist, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. What Will This Opportunity Offer You?
- Ability to conduct school-wide and class-wide climate assessments,provide behavioral consultation services to teachers, and participate in outcome initiatives.
- Ability to consult with district and/or school leadership teams to improve school climate and student behaviors.
- Develop and implement training programs using an active training style.
- Participate in the design and implementation of applied research and engage in data-based decision making at the school and individual student levels.
Devereux Children's Behavioral Health Services, located in Malvern PA, is an Approved Private Academic School which provides educational services to children and adolescents ages 8 -21 years with Emotional Disturbances, Learning Disabilities, and Conduct Disorders. The full-time School Psychologist (10 months, summers off) position will focus on Functional Behavioral Assessment, Positive Behavioral Intervention and consultation with educational staff on the implementation of interventions and individualized plans for each student. Our ideal candidate will be a PA-Certified School Psychologist who can serve multiple functions (ie. PBIS Coach, Data Analyst, Trainer, Supervisor, Re-evaluations, FBAs), and has exposure to and an understanding of Functional Behavior Analysis. Previous experience with PBIS preferred.
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 7,000 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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.
Keywords: school psychology, Functional Behavioral Assessment or FBA, applied behavior analysis or ABA, school-wide positive behavioral supports SWPBS or school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports or SWPBIS, response to intervention or RTI