Leading National Behavioral Healthcare Provider

Call 1-800-345-1292

  • COVID-19
  • PPE for Devereux
  • Happy 2021!
  • Commitment to Diversity
  • Careers at Devereux

Tweet Share on LinkedIn Send email Print

Going above and beyond: Devereux honors direct care staff with Culture of Caring Award

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health recently presented its 2019 Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award to team members across the organization who provide the highest quality and most compassionate care and service to children, adolescents and adults living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences.

The annual award recognizes exemplary direct care staff who embody Devereux’s mission, core values and commitment to serving others.

“I am incredibly proud of our 2019 Culture of Caring Award recipients for demonstrating what it means to be servant leaders,” said Devereux President and CEO Carl E. Clark II. “These selfless and hard-working individuals have earned the respect and admiration of their colleagues, as well as those entrusted to their care. Their kind, generous spirit and infectious enthusiasm serves as an inspiration to us all.”

Below is a list of Devereux’s 2019 Culture of Caring Award recipients.

  • Lenny Jeffers, Devereux Arizona
  • Roxane Dryden, Devereux California
  • Rachel Eisenhauer, Devereux Colorado
  • Karly Black, Devereux Connecticut – The Glenholme School
  • Andreena Harriman, Devereux Florida
  • Lorie Nazian, Devereux Georgia
  • Christine Hill, Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island
  • Tasheika Scott Roberts, Devereux New Jersey
  • Kailee McIntyre, Devereux New York
  • Miama Leryea, Devereux Pennsylvania – Adult Services
  • Liz Frasch, Devereux Pennsylvania – Children’s Behavioral Health Services
  • Dale Baggerley, Devereux Pennsylvania – Children’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Michelle Gonzalez, Devereux Pennsylvania – Pocono
  • Laurie Solomon, Devereux Texas

Learn more about Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award and the 2019 award recipients.

About the Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award …

Established in 2002 by Devereux’s national Board of Trustees, the Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award pays tribute to longtime Devereux trustee, friend and benefactor Thomas Donovan.

Donovan served on the Board of Trustees from 1989 to 2010. During his tenure as chairman, from 1997 to 2002, Donovan expressed his feelings about the qualities that differentiate Devereux from other behavior healthcare providers.

“Devereux has many wonderful attributes that contribute to success,” Donovan said at the time. “However, let us never forget that it is our Devereux culture of caring that makes everything we do effective and successful. A caring culture, coupled with outstanding treatment, makes Devereux the unique and successful organization it is today.”

The Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award is presented annually to a staff member at each of Devereux’s 14 centers.

Learn more about Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.

 

Latest News

Behind the Star   Devereux Florida’s Christin Edwards-Salinas discusses new Behavioral Response Unit on Behind the Star podcast

Listen as Devereux Florida Clinician Christin Edwards-Salinas discusses the organization’s partnership with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office to launch a new Behavioral Response Unit on the Behind the Star podcast. Edwards-Salinas and Sgt. Bruce Vail explain how the unit responds to calls and what teams have encountered so far in the field.

Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island   Devereux MA/RI staff appointed to Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology board

Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island Director of Clinical Services Ashley Warhol, Psy.D., and Coordinator of Diagnostic Services and Clinical Training Rachel Schein, Psy.D., HSP, were recently appointed to the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology’s (SCCAP) Acute, Intensive and Residential Service executive board. SCCAP is a division of the American Psychological Association.

Beasley Media Group   DCRC’s Susan Damico discusses the importance of resilience on the Beasley Media Group’s Philadelphia Focus podcast

Listen as Devereux Center for Resilient Children Director Susan Damico discusses the “ordinary magic” of resilience on the Beasley Media Group’s Philadelphia Focus podcast. Damico explains how resilience can be learned, and offers tips to help families “bounce back” from life’s challenges.

Autism Spectrum News   Autism Spectrum News article on Devereux’s use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Read this Autism Spectrum News article on Devereux’s use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, a framework that promotes the reduction of challenging behaviors through the encouragement of positive behaviors. Team members have found that this model provides children with autism a therapeutic environment that supports positive social behaviors.

Lifestyle Magazine   Central Florida Lifestyle Magazine article spotlights Devereux Florida supporters spreading holiday cheer

Read this Central Florida Lifestyle Magazine article spotlighting Devereux Florida supporters who helped brighten the holiday season for youth with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences.

2020 Culture of Caring   2020 Culture of Caring Award: Devereux honors direct care staff for leading by example

Devereux recently presented its 2020 Thomas Donovan Culture of Caring Award to direct care staff across the organization who go above and beyond, on a daily basis, to meet the needs of the individuals and families they serve.

Devereux New Jersey   Devereux New Jersey’s virtual day program helps adults stay active, engaged during COVID-19

Devereux New Jersey recently launched a virtual day program to help adults living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences learn valuable life, job and social skills, while staying active and engaged during the pandemic.


More Stories