Devereux Pocono Center
Devereux Pocono is part of the
Devereux comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational
and employment programs and services.
Founded in 1912 by pioneering Philadelphia
schoolteacher Helena Devereux, we positively impact the lives of tens of
thousands of individuals and families every year.
The Devereux Pocono facets of care aim to:
- Maximize independent
- Integrate all community
- Improve quality of life
- Develop and maintain
social and cultural activities
- Increase self-confidence
Services are individualized based on strengths,
needs, individual choices, values and diversity. Positive approach strategies are utilized to
reinforce and build upon individual strengths.
All individuals and their family members are
actively involved in treatment, planning and decision making processes. The therapeutic environment facilitates
treatment by teaching skills in natural, routine environments and providing
structure and consistency on a daily basis.