Devereux FLORIDA CONGRATULATES OUR FOSTER YOUTH ON THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS
All youth graduating from high school deserve kudos, but at Devereux, we are especially proud of foster care children who are graduating. Much recognition should be provided to these youth, as well as recognition to their foster families for the care and support they have provided during these times. We are proud of our 2010 graduates and wish them the best in their futures!
Devereux AND DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE COME TOGETHER TO PROVIDE MORE SERVICES FOR KIDS
Devereux is proud to announce our start at providing Mental Health Overlay Services in the Department of Juvenile Justice Duval Halfway House. This is a moderate risk commitment facility serving adolescent males.
pARTNERING WITH THE COMMUNITY
Heather Bishop, Family care Case Manager for Devereux Florida's North Florida Case Management Agency in Lake City, had the honor of participating in a 'ride along' with Pete Digre, Assistant Secretary of Operations for the Department of Children and Families.
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dEVEREUX CONTINUES TO IMPROVE ITS QUALITY OF CARE
As part of its ongoing commitment to continuous quality improvement, this year Devereux Florida created a new senior Clinical/Quality position: the Clinical Manager. Assigned to Residential and Community programs, respectively, these two senior clinicians provide support to program staff in the ongoing refinement of clinical programs and processes, the resolution of clinical/programmatic challenges that may arise, and the ongoing professional development of Devereux Florida’s supervisors of clinical services.
bACK TO SCHOOL SUPPORTED BY DEVEREUX'S DONORS
The school year is underway and Devereux’s children began the challenge well supplied with new backpacks, pencils, paper,
notebooks, crayons and calculators—all generously donated by you, our donors.
cHURCH MEMBERS VISIT DEVEREUX KIDS
On Saturday June 19th, a group from a local church came out and presented to the children at our Tallahassee Statewide In-patient Psychiatric Program (SIPP). The Youth Group of the Jacob Chapel Free Will Baptist Church presented in Dance and Step. The children at the facility enjoyed the fellowship and lunch was provided for all.
CONGRATULATIONS TO MICHELLE CARLTON!
Devereux wishes a sincere congratulations to the Foundation for Foster Childrens' founder and president, Michelle Carlton, for being a national winner of the Glamour/Sally Hansen "Best of You" award. This award was presented to four outstanding women who have made a difference in their community.