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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is a non-profit behavioral health care organization serving consumers with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), and specialty mental health needs, as well as delivering child welfare services.

Their team offers a national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that include evidence-based treatment and special education; transition and independent life services; and family education and professional training.

Devereux’s mission is, “Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral, or cognitive differences.” The organization’s core values are identified as compassion, knowledge, collaboration, dedication, learning, and progress.

Employees & Individuals Served

Devereux employs 6,685 staff, and reports serving 2,259 consumers daily in 2017. Additionally, in 2017, they report serving on average per day, 1,423 consumers in campus-based residential and education programs; 836 consumers in community-based residential, and 919 in foster care.

Service Area

Headquartered in Villanova, Pennsylvania, Devereux operates 15 centers in 13 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Service Lines

Devereux’s services include acute care, treatment in residential settings, community-based living, special education day schools, foster care, autism assessments, employment and transition services, group homes, school and family consultation, traditional and therapeutic foster care, and outpatient/other specialized services.

Campus-Based Residential/Education

  1. These services include residential treatment for autism spectrum disorder, addiction treatment, treatment for adolescent sexual offenders, and age-appropriate educational services for students in residential programs.
  2. 1,423 individuals served per day
  3. Total revenue: $231 million

Community-Based Residential

  1. These services include transitional living arrangements, group homes, supervised apartments, psycho-social rehabilitation day programs, and vocational training programs for adolescents and adults with I/DD.
  2. 836 individuals served per day
  3. Total revenue: $116 million

Foster Care Devereux

  1. These services include foster care in group foster homes and therapeutic foster homes in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas, and Pennsylvania.
  2. 919 individuals served per day
  3. Total revenue: $29 million

Financial Highlights

In 2017, Devereux had $460.5 million in revenue and $453.7 million in expenses. Overall, the organization ended the year with a $7.0 million surplus and net assets of $35.7 million. Comparatively, in 2016, Devereux had $441.1 million in revenue and $338.6 million in expenses. Overall, the organization ended the year with a $4.3 million surplus. Campus-based services totaled 51% of revenue and community-based services totaled 49% of revenue.

Organizational Highlights

  1. President and Chief Executive Officer Carl E. Clark II has named Yvette Jackson, LMSW, DBH, as executive director of Devereux Arizona, with campuses in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona.
  2. Vice President of Operations Gwen Skinner was recently selected to serve on the Georgia Behavioral Health Reform and Innovation Commission.
  3. Devereux announced the acquisition of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Autism Resource Center (SPARC), a non-profit organization offering empirically-validated behavioral treatment programs.

Key Executives

  1. Carl E. Clark II, President and Chief Executive Officer
  2. Robert C. Dunne, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  3. Rhea Fernandes, Psy.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
  4. Yolanda Graham, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical/Chief Medical Officer
  5. Leah S. Yaw, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
  6. Rayni Anderson Brindley, M.Ed., BCBA, Senior Vice President of Organizational Development
  7. Mike Ernst, Senior Vice President of People Operations
  8. Lorraine Barrett, Assistant Secretary

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