Mental Health Therapist in Buffalo, NY

Jewish Family Services of Western New York Posted: 2022-01-04

Buffalo, NY 14209

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Mental Health Therapist - Refugee & Immigrant Center for Healing
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Advance your career and make a difference at JFS of Western New York.
If you thrive on helping people, are community driven, and are looking for change, one of our many opportunities could be what you are looking for:

JFS seeks a Mental Health Therapist to work in our Refugee and Immigrant Center for Healing (RICH) providing culturally responsive care to refugee and immigrants in our Western New York community.

Do you have a desire to provide mental health counseling to a diverse population?
Are you passionate about exploring the cultures and belief systems of your clients?
Do you want to make appositive impact supporting the refugee and immigrant community in Western New York?
If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to provide office and home based counseling services to refugee and immigrants by utilizing evidence-based, trauma-focused systemic interventions, including the evidence-based Trauma Systems Therapy for Refugee (TST-R) Youth and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) in close collaboration with trained and engaged Cultural Brokers. Working within our service model, you will be able to provide positive, therapeutic interventions to the youth, adults, and families, collaborating with skilled teammates from across the agency and community to provide a full range of services for positive healing.

Certification or license - MSW or MHC required, licensing in NYS preferred
Experience utilizing evidence based therapeutic techniques
Experience working with children and/or refugees a plus
Organized and able to balance a varied caseload

This position offers a competitive salary (dependent on your licensure) and great benefits including 4+ weeks of accrued Paid Time Off plus 13 holidays, excellent health insurance options, a 401k plan, life insurance and more! This position requires evidence of having received the COVID vaccination and requires an OMH background check, reliable vehicle, a clean NYS driver's license and required liability insurance levels of 100/300K.

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