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Devereux President and CEO Carl E. Clark’s message regarding racial inequality in our country
At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, we denounce racism in all forms. Please read a message from President and CEO Carl E. Clark II in response to the deaths of George Floyd, and others in the Black Community, and resulting civil unrest across our country.
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Celebrating Devereux’s Healthcare Heroes: Spotlight on Bev Balshaw Devereux Texas art teacher
At Devereux, our employees are heroes in every sense of the word. Read this story celebrating Devereux Texas Art Teacher Bev Balshaw, and learn how she is making a meaningful and positive difference in the lives of those she serves every day.
Support Devereux’s Recreational Supplies Campaign
As we continue to adhere to social distancing guidelines, while spending more time indoors, our team members have been brainstorming on fun and educational ways to engage the individuals in our care. With their help, we’ve developed “wish lists” through Amazon that include: toys, games, arts and crafts supplies, educational activities, etc. We encourage you to participate in this important campaign so we are able to expand our centers’ recreational supplies … and keep us all #DevereuxStrong!

Help Devereux boost recreational supplies across its centers today!
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PPE for Devereux: How you can help
Calling all Devereux friends and supporters: Learn how you can help protect our front-line staff as they continue to care for our youth and adults amid the COVID-19 crisis.
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Sharing Messages of Hope
At Devereux, we believe it is important to promote positivity and a sense of calm as we navigate these unprecedented times together. One way we are doing this is by finding inspiration amid the uncertainty.
July Awareness Month
Introducing … Devereux’s adult resilience initiative
Devereux is launching an adult resilience initiative to help team members learn new skills to strengthen their social and emotional health and well-being.
Start an Online Fundraiser
Start an Online Fundraiser
Wondering how you can make a bigger impact on the children, adolescents and adults served by Devereux? You can set up your own fundraising campaign and become a fundraiser!
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
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Devereux launches initiative to help employees build, nurture resilience

Devereux launches initiative
Through your gift, you are contributing to our mission to unlock and nurture human potential in people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, the health and wellness of our employees is of the utmost importance.

To help staff thrive, Devereux is launching an adult resilience initiative that will provide employees with the necessary tools and resources to cope with the adversity and stress of daily life.

“This initiative will help our employees build and nurture their resilience, so they can continue to make meaningful and positive differences in the lives of those we serve,” said Devereux Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical/Medical Officer Yolanda Graham, M.D.

Since everyone faces adversity and challenges at some point in life, the Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC) team offers valuable resources and professional development opportunities for all adults - not just Devereux team members - that focus on resilience and overall wellness.

“We encourage adults to take advantage of these free resources that reinforce the idea that self-care is not selfish, but rather an essential part of leading a healthy and happy life,” said DCRC Director Susan Damico.

Devereux in the News

Barry McCurdy
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Center for Effective Schools Director Barry McCurdy, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA-D, recently led the development of an award-winning video on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports as a member of the Association for Positive Behavior Support Board of Directors. In May, the video “Positive Behavior Support at Home” won the Gold Telly Award in the Online/General Information category.
Rayni Brindley, M.Ed., BCBA
Read this Autism Journey article featuring Devereux Senior Vice President of Organizational Development Rayni Brindley, M.Ed., BCBA, as she shares tips for fellow parents of children with special needs to stay safe, healthy - and calm - during COVID-19.
Bev Balshaw
At Devereux, our employees are at the heart of everything we do - and are key to our success. Read this story celebrating Devereux Texas Art Teacher Bev Balshaw, and learn how she is serving and inspiring others - every day.
Rachel Wagner, MSW
In this Learning Success video, Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC) Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist and National Trainer Rachel Wagner, MSW, explains how to use the FLIP IT strategy to reduce challenging behaviors in children. FLIP IT is designed to help children develop healthier coping skills in four simple steps that are embodied in the “FLIP” name which stands for: F - Feelings, L - Limits, I - Inquiries and P - Prompts.
Devereux’s Amy Kelly
Read this article featuring Devereux National Director of Family Engagement Amy Kelly, MBA, MNM, as she offers tips to help individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences adapt to wearing face masks in public.