Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

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Program Supervisor for Discovery Unit

Posted: 11/15/2018

High energy leaders needed to mentor our youngest clients on our Discovery Unit!

Do you enjoy making an impact in the lives of children and adolescents? Are you interested in being a role model to our clients? If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team!

Being a Program Supervisor on our Discovery Unit at Devereux has its advantages:

As a Program Supervisor you will work with other professionals who share your passion for helping individuals to succeed.

- Ensure appropriate documentation of client progress and the utilization of special treatment procedures.

-Work to develop Positive Behavioral Goals

- As a professional you will work with a team that share your desire to impact a child’s life positively.

-Leadership role for capable communicators and those with excellent documentation skills!

A Program Supervisor must be energetic, compassionate, problem solvers and motivators to mentor our youth and adolescents. A Program Supervisor at Devereux is an important and impactful role that provides our clients (children and adolescents) with the guidance and support they need to lead empowering and fulfilling lives.

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.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges.

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 wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical (including 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 generous time-off and a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

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Keywords: youth, direct care professional, residential counselor, mental health associate, mental health technician, behavioral technician, psychology, human services, sociology, juvenile corrections, social work, Program Supervisor, Assistant Program Director, Milleu Supervisor

EDUCATION: H.S. diploma and a minimum of 4 years experience in a supervisory role working with children OR 60 college credits in the Human Service field. Bachelor's degree with two years experience preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of Two years of supervisory level experience working with youth and adolescents with developmental delays. Proficiency in several computer applications required.

The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, 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 be able to complete 2 weeks of new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.

Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.

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