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/.
Dr. Michelle Wonders appointed to Pennsylvania Psychological Association board of directors
Devereux Pocono Clinical Director Michelle Wonders, Psy.D., was appointed recently as Internal Affairs board chair for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA). Wonders was selected to serve a one-year term.
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Devereux MA/RI 2018 Gala and Auction a huge success
The Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Massachusetts and Rhode Island center’s annual “Gala & Auction,” held this spring in Worcester, Massachusetts, set a record for the organization’s premier fundraising event. Featuring live entertainment, fantastic food, dancing and a live auction for the 10th anniversary of this event, the Gala generated more than $270,000, which represents a 20 percent increase in sponsorships and a 30 percent increase in live auction results.
Dr. Yolanda Graham featured in Georgia Voice article: “LGBTQ researcher named GA Psychiatrist of the Year”
“Did you know Georgia recently named a psychiatrist of the year? Did you know she’s a highly skilled advocate for our LGBTQ community? You do now, so let’s meet the incomparable Dr. Yolanda Graham.” Read this Georgia Voice article featuring Devereux Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical/Chief Medical Officer Dr. Yolanda Graham.
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Delaware certifies Devereux’s Alternative Education/Teacher Certification program
Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting recently approved Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s “Alternative Certification in Autism and Severe Disabilities Alternative Routes to Certification Program,” which means Devereux is now just one of three approved providers for the additional certification (that specializes in autism/severe disabilities) for teacher candidates in the state.