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Refugee & Immigrant Center for Healing - Behavioral Health Counselor

Company: Jewish Family Services of Western New York
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

JFS seeks a Behavioral Health Therapist to work in our providing culturally responsive care to refugee and immigrants in our Western New York community.Do you have a desire to provide behavioral health counseling to a diverse population?Are you passionate about exploring the cultures and belief systems of your clients?Are your treatment plans developed through a lens of cultural humility and racial equity?In this position, you will have the opportunity to provide clinical services to refugee and immigrants by utilizing evidence-based, trauma-focused systemic interventions, and work in close collaboration with trained and engaged Cultural Brokers and Care Coordinators. Working within this model, you will be able to provide positive, therapeutic interventions, collaborating with skilled teammates from across the agency and community to provide a full range of services for positive healing.WHAT YOU'LL DOYour rewarding career as a behavioral health therapist is founded upon providing the tools necessary for our clients to develop a strong sense of self, emotional strength, healthy relationships, and good communication skills. Your education and experience will provide unparalleled counseling for the individuals we work with. From the completion of comprehensive assessments to implementing therapy methods, you can have a profound impact on an individual's progress and the quality of their lives. WHAT YOU'LL BRINGCertification or license - LMSW or LMHC required, LCSW preferred.Experience utilizing evidence based therapeutic techniquesExperience working with children and/or refugees a plusOrganized and able to balance a varied caseloadStrong communication skills, both written and verbalComputer proficiency and ability to effectively utilize medical record systemsWHY JOIN JFS?For more than 150 years, our agency has been committed to providing high-quality health and social services to all in need in the interest of helping to "repair the world." Our broad range of services is available to all individuals regardless of religious affiliation, ethnicity, race, culture, or gender. In every service area offered at JFS - we focus on client-directed treatment of the whole self. At JFS, our services are guided by the essential connection between mental well-being, physical wellness, and positive self-worth.We rely on our top-notch clinical team to help those we serve find greater happiness and peace in their lives. This is why, in addition to offering competitive compensation and truly exceptional benefits, we are committed to providing a work environment that encourages the sharing of ideas and empowering of our employees.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?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. Salary based upon licensure.We are conveniently located off of Delaware Avenue with free parking. We are open Monday-Friday; and are closed weekends and all major holidays to allow our staff to enjoy a family-work life balance! If this sounds like the type of opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today at . Come join our team and make a difference in your career and within the community. Please note JFS has multiple locations.

Keywords: Jewish Family Services of Western New York, Buffalo , Refugee & Immigrant Center for Healing - Behavioral Health Counselor, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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