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Look below to see the latest news and announcements from Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.

 

  Adoption brings the gift of family to four siblings in foster care

Donna and Sharicka McHenry were satisfied with their lives in Phoenix, Ariz., but something was missing. “We always wanted children,” said Donna. “We wanted one of our own, but we also knew we would go through the foster care process because there are nearly 18,000 children living in the child welfare system in Arizona.” The couple are now parents to four siblings who previously were in foster care.

  Devereux Announces 2018 Retirement of President and CEO,
Robert Q. Kreider


Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare, recently announced that Robert Q. Kreider, President and CEO, will retire in January 2018, following more than 20 years of extraordinary service.

  Nearly 300 attend N.Y. screening of Oscar-nominated movie Life, Animated

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s special screening of the movie Life, Animated was presented to a near sell-out crowd on February 13 in Pelham, N.Y. The event, held in partnership with The Picture House, was followed by a Q&A session with Ron and Cornelia Suskind, the parents featured in the film.

  How Art and a Zoo Help Students with Differences Learn Positive and Healing Behaviors

When working to improve educational outcomes for students with learning differences, it is essential to focus on cultivating behaviors that will equip each student to reach his or her true potential. At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Leo Kanner Learning Center, creative forms of learning are taking center stage when it comes to building confidence, generating positive behaviors and putting children with differences on a level playing field.

  New Social Enterprise Aperture Education Focuses on Students’ Social and Emotional Competence

Assessment company Apperson, Inc., and the Devereux Center for Resilient Children a prevention-focused service of the nonprofit organization Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health today announced the launch of a new company, Aperture Education, that provides strength-based assessments and resilience-building resources to help schools and out-of-school-time organizations address the whole child.

  Devereux leaders featured in FFTA newsletter; share insight into launching a rebrand

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health leaders Senior Vice President of External Affairs Leah Yaw and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Carl Clark were featured in a recent issue of the Family Focused Treatment Association’s newsletter - FOCUS. The topic: launching an organizational rebrand.

  Dr. Barry McCurdy elected to APBS Board of Directors

Devereux Center for Effective Schools Director Dr. Barry McCurdy was recently appointed to the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) Board of Directors. Dr. McCurdy was elected by his peers to serve a three-year term (2017-2020).


Looking beyond gifts: Helping your
child manage expectations during
the holidays -
December 13, 2016
 
Lisa Thomas wins ‘Ted Carr Early
Career Practitioner Award’
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December 1, 2016
 
Research shows FLIP IT® is an effective
parent training tool in Ohio
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November 29, 2016

Giving thanks: Celebrating
Thanksgiving with Your Child
with Autism -
November 10, 2016
 
U.K. group leverages Devereux
assessment tool to help youth build
resilience -
November 9, 2016
 
Benoit presented with BEST Kids
2016 'Founder's Award'
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October 28, 2016

Tips and Tricks for a Safe and Sweet
Halloween with your Child with
Autism -
October 13, 2016
 
Tips to help kids develop grit for
school -
October 10, 2016
 
First State students with autism
receive more supports
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October, 2016

Issues Families Face: Don't Divorce
Your Kids -
September 28, 2016
 
Building Resilience in Children
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August 9, 2016
 
What Olympic Athletes Can Teach
Us About Autism -
August 8, 2016

What can 'Finding Dory' teach us?
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June 29, 2016
 
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
in Rutland graduates largest class to
date -
June 16, 2016
 
Spotlight on Devereux's Olympic
Hopeful Kaylon Eppinger
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June 15, 2016

Yolanda Graham, MD, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia's Medical Director, named the Cobb Executive Women's "2016 Woman of Distinction" - May 2, 2016
 
LEADING THE INDUSTRY: Devereux Unveils New Name and Expanded Brand Promise Aimed to Drive the Future of Behavioral Healthcare, End Stigma - April 21, 2016
 
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona’s Michele Bishop Named President-Elect of 4 Corners Association for Behavior Analysis - April 18, 2016

Devereux SVP and Chief Medical & Clinical Officer, Dr. Marilyn Benoit, responds to New York Times Opinion, “Don’t Grade Schools on Grit.” - March 28, 2016
 
Paul LeBuffe, Director of DCRC, who was selected by AERA to serve as Program Chair of an AERA Social and Emotional Learning Special Interest Group - April 5, 2016
 
Track star helps troubled youth get on right track - March 9, 2016

Family and Professional Partnerships Optimize Successful Transitions to Adulthood - March 28, 2016
 
A closer look at autism assessments
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March 2, 2016
 
A closer look at autism assessments part two - March 9, 2016

Three ways to promote healthy self-confidence for kids
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February 9, 2016
 
Microsoft volunteers visit Devereux California for “Day of Caring”
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January 25, 2016
 
Devereux PA Daisy Shop featured in PhillyVoice’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide!
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February 7, 2016

Devereux Pennsylvania’s work with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for adults with Intellectual Disability
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January 25, 2016
 
The School District of Philadelphia’s Road to Successful School-Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support Implementation - November 1, 2015
 
Snow day resilience - Making the most of snow days with the kids
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January 20, 2016

Autism and the holidays: tips for helping families - December 8, 2015
 
Devereux Center for Resilient Children’s resources featured in Edutopia blog post written by Maurice Elias Ph.D.
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December 2, 2015
 
Devereux SVP and Chief Clinical and Medical Officer, Dr. Marilyn Benoit, interviewed by CBS Philly’s online segment, “let’s get to Work, Philly.”
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December 6, 2015
Bridget O’Neill and Justin Simons
Bridget O’Neill and Justin Simons: A Couple Fostering Love (and Children)
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November 6, 2015
 
Devereux Recognized by HRC for New Video “Devereux Saved Me”
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November 6, 2015
  Amy Kelly
Amy Kelly, discusses the introduction of Julia, Sesame Street’s newest cast member, who is on the autism spectrum.
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October 26, 2015
Dr Marilyn Benoit
Devereux SVP Chief Clinical and Medical Officer, Dr. Marilyn Benoit, interviewed on BENFM’s Woman of the Week. - September 21, 2015
  Devereux AZ featured
Devereux AZ featured in Summer 2015 Foster Family-Based Treatment Association FOCUS Newsletter - September 18, 2015
  Devereux Colorado’s Director of Community-Based Services
Devereux Colorado’s Megan Vogels, was interviewed by CBS4 in Denver for a story on the impact of homelessness on children. - September 4, 2015
Social story created by Devereux
Devereux is pleased to share, “My Visit with The Pope” a social story created by Devereux. - August 31, 2015
  Dr. Todd Harris
Dr. Todd Harris describes how autism spectrum disorder is assessed and treated in the September issue of County Lines Magazine - September 1, 2015
  CEO Robert Kreider
Devereux President and CEO Robert Kreider interviewed by CBS Philly’s online segment “Let’s Get to Work Philly.” - August 10, 2015
Dan Gotlieb
“Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act,” written by Devereux’s friend, Dr. Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D. - July 14, 2015
  Amy Kelly
Devereux Pennsylvania Director of Family and Community Supports Awarded Scholarship to Georgetown University Leadership Academy - July 7, 2015
  2015 Conference
Devereux Earns Multiple Submissions at AACAP Annual Meeting - June 30, 2015

A Very Special Mother's Day Duet
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May 8, 2015
  Mental Health Awareness Month
Devereux Observes Mental Health Awareness Month - May 1, 2015
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SVP President of External Affairs Leah Yaw, discusses recent partnership with HRC with G Philly - April 17, 2015
DCRC Success
Two Devereux Center for Resilient Children National Trainers named "Exceptional Leaders" by Exchange magazine
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May 18, 2015
  Digital Revolution
Devereux SVP and Chief Medical and Clinical Officer, Dr. Marilyn Benoit, explores how technology and connectivity can affect youth development - May 15, 2015
  Foster Care Awareness
The month of May is National Foster Care Month - May 1, 2015

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