celebrates teachers and nurses during recognition weeks
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, we celebrate our nurses and teachers all
year long. But during the following national observances (see below), we really
want to give our nurses and teachers a special shout out:
- National Nurses Week – May
Teacher Appreciation Week – May 8-12
“Devereux is extremely proud to recognize its outstanding
nurses and teachers who positively impact the lives of the many children,
adolescents and adults we serve every day,” said Vice President of Human
Resources Tim Dillon. “They are a
true embodiment of our mission – to unlock and nurture human potential for those
living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.”
Throughout the second week of May, Devereux centers
across the country will hold recognition events to show appreciation for our
nurses and teachers who continually demonstrate an unwavering commitment to our
mission and the individuals we serve. We also plan to share stories and photos of
these celebrations on our Facebook Career and LinkedIn pages, so check these social media sites
throughout the week!
Learn more about these
nationally recognized weeks …
- About National Nurses Week: According to the American Nurses Association (ANA),
2017 is designated as the "Year of the Healthy Nurse." National
Nurses Week, May 6–12, will explore the theme: “Nursing: the Balance of Mind,
Body, and Spirit” – celebrating nurses who lead the charge for health and
wellness. Click here to
- About National Teacher Appreciation Week: Since 1984, the National Parent Teacher
Association (PTA) has designated one week in May as a time to honor the men and
women who lend their passion and skills to educating our children. This year’s
theme is “Teachers Deliver.” So join Devereux to #ThankATeacher for all they do
– and for influencing the lives of millions of children every day. Click here to learn more.
Nurses and teachers: Join our team!
Devereux is always
looking for nurses and teachers who want to make a difference in the lives of
children, adolescents and adults who need our support.
competitive benefit programs include:
- Career advancement opportunities
pay and best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options (benefits.devereux.org)
- Student loan forgiveness eligibility
- Comprehensive on-the-job training
- Multiple programs and services to match
your career interests
To find your new career at Devereux Advanced
Behavioral Health, visit: http://jobs.devereux.org/.
American Heart Association recognizes Devereux for workplace health achievement
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has been recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) for achieving silver level recognition in the AHA’s 2018 Workplace Health Achievement Index. The honor recognizes Devereux’s actions to build a culture of health and wellness in the workplace.
Devereux Pennsylvania brings smiles to faces with back-to-school drive
For the third consecutive year, employees at the Devereux Pennsylvania Community Services center secured donations - and conducted a back-to-school drive - that benefited more than 300 youth served by the organization’s local outpatient programs.
How Denver's Open-Access Clinic Can Save Lives of Suicidal Teens and More
There are plenty of obstacles to treatment for children, teens and other members of lower-income families struggling with mental-health issues. That's why Devereux Colorado is trying something new every Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an open-access clinic, for potential patients in need of psychological care.
Helping individuals in crisis: September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
The American Association of Suicidology reports that, in the U.S., nearly 45,000 individuals died by suicide in 2016. In addition, the organization said suicide is the 10th leading cause of death, with an average of one person taking his or her own life every 11.7 minutes.
Direct Support Professionals Week: Devereux honors its DSPs
At Devereux, direct support professionals are the backbone of our organization. During Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Week - September 9-15 - Devereux celebrates its 3,400 DSPs, as they bring hope, healing and joy to the individuals we serve every day.
Devereux California celebrates adults with special needs during annual event
More than 200 guests participated in Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health California’s 18th annual “Devereux Day” event on August 11 in Goleta, Calif.