Devereux Commissions Independent Safety Audit
As part of our commitment to transparency, accountability, and providing high-quality services to those who need us, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has engaged outside experts to conduct an independent audit on issues of resident safety. Learn more here
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.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrates the significant contributions of workers with disabilities. At Devereux, we believe all individuals should be given the opportunity to showcase their skills and talents
and thrive in their communities
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.
Devereux SVP and Chief Clinical/Medical Officer Yolanda Graham’s message to staff about combatting racism
Please read this message
from Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical/Medical Officer Yolanda Graham, M.D., to all Devereux staff, regarding her personal experiences related to racism, and steps Devereux will take to combat racism moving forward.
Devereux SVP and Chief Strategy Officer Leah Yaw’s Juneteenth message
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health denounces racism in all forms. As the nonprofit commits to combatting racism, please read this message
from Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Leah Yaw recognizing Juneteenth.
Join Our Team
If you are looking for a rewarding career in behavioral health, Devereux is hiring individuals with a passion for helping children, adolescents and adults in need. We offer advancement opportunities, competitive pay/benefits, student loan debt assistance and more Explore our job opportunities today
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
Through your gift, you are contributing to our mission to unlock and nurture human potential in people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, just 19.3 percent of individuals with disabilities were employed in 2019. In contrast, the employment-population ratio for those without a disability was 66.3 percent. At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, we believe all individuals deserve the chance to showcase their skills and talents and make meaningful contributions in their communities.
“Securing competitive employment can help youth and adults achieve greater independence and self-sufficiency, and instill in them a sense of pride, accomplishment and self-worth,” said Devereux Vice President of Operations Adult Services Stephen Bruce, M.Ed., BCBA.
Devereux offers a variety of employment services for youth and adults living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences. At Devereux Pocono, Program Specialist Michelle Marr helps individuals enrolled in the center’s pre-employment training program develop essential job and social skills.
“We team up with local businesses to provide paid employment opportunities for the individuals we serve,” Marr explained. “Adults can improve their communication and fine motor skills while completing tasks.”
An urban school district in Pennsylvania recently selected Devereux Center for Effective Schools to run six of its emotional support classrooms to help students with emotional and behavioral challenges learn, grow and thrive.
When Devereux Pennsylvania supporter Deborah Geffken’s beloved 2007 Volvo broke down - and she was told it needed a new transmission Geffken decided to turn her car into a meaningful contribution to The Shops at Devereux’s Auto Shop, which provides employment and training opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Read this heartwarming article - featured in Autism Spectrum News - from Devereux National Director of Family Engagement Amy Kelly, MBA, MNM, and her son, Danny, who shares an essay about his personal journey with his sister who has autism. Danny writes, “Annie’s influence spreads into every aspect of my life, and she has given me the inspiration to make an impact in the world around me.”
Devereux Center for Resilience Children Director Susan Damico will host a virtual event - “Parent Resilience: Being Selfish is Good for You and Your Children” - on Oct. 15. Damico will discuss the importance of practicing self-care, and how making a few positive changes in your life can lead to greater happiness, enjoyment and fulfillment for you - and your family.