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The School District of Philadelphia’s Road to Successful School-Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support Implementation

Devereux’s work advancing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) through the Devereux Center for Effective Schools (CES) is lauded in the latest newsletter of the Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Network for our partnership with the School District of Philadelphia (SDP). CES is the leading partner in four grant-funded projects designed to implement PBIS in Philadelphia public schools.

PBIS has been implemented in 20 schools already. While still in the early stages, evidence of effectiveness is already being recognized, with SDP being awarded the School Climate Transformation Grant award from the U.S. Department of Education. We are confident this implementation will lead to materially positive and sustainable outcomes for the children in Philadelphia’s schools.

 

Multigenerational Service   Multigenerational service: Working at Devereux runs in employee’s family

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has always been part of Renee Bowen’s life - and with good reason - at least 10 family members (including Bowen) have worked for the nonprofit since the late 1940s.

Devereux Colorado’s animal-assisted therapy program teaches youth valuable life lessons   Devereux Colorado’s animal-assisted therapy program teaches youth valuable life lessons

Youth at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado who have experienced a significant amount of trauma in their young lives are finding furry, four-legged comfort - through the organization’s animal-assisted therapy program.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health receives $50,000 grant from the Connelly Foundation   Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health receives $50,000 grant from the Connelly Foundation

Funds will provide technology and educational programming at schools serving individuals living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences in southeast Pennsylvania.

Food and fellowship: Devereux New York food service manager’s jokes bring smiles   Food and fellowship: Devereux New York food service manager’s jokes bring smiles

Doug Patton, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York’s food service manager, knows the importance of a good sense of humor. In his 20 years on the job, Patton has always tried to keep a sunny disposition - and plenty of so-called “dad jokes” on hand.

Autism through a different lens: A sibling’s perspective   Autism through a different lens: A sibling’s perspective

“Annie’s influence spreads into every aspect of my life … she has given me the inspiration to make an impact in the world around me.” Read this inspiring and heartwarming article - featured in Autism Journey - from Devereux Director of Family and Community Services Amy Kelly, and her son, Danny.

Giving back: Family brightens holiday season for youth at Devereux Pennsylvania CIDDS   Giving back: Family brightens holiday season for youth at Devereux Pennsylvania CIDDS

The holidays are a time of giving, and for Mary and Mark Bainbridge - whose son, Robert, received services through Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - they are a time of giving back.


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