TBI Community Integration Counselor - Fee For Service - Hauppauge, New York

US-NY-Hauppauge
Job ID
2017-3361
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical Services

Overview

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), founded in 1977, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to assist individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing; recovery services; transition to work; employment; day, community and family services; respite; crisis services; education and after school support; specialty health services; and advocacy.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Integrated Health and Community Services, the Community Integration Counselor (CIC) is responsible for assisting Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver participants to more effectively manage the emotional difficulties associated with adjusting to and living in the community with a traumatic brain injury. The CIC will meet with each participant within their home/community on a weekly basis and develop and implement a detailed goal plan by providing counseling to the participant who is coping with altered abilities and changing social roles as a result of a traumatic or acquired brain injury.

Qualifications

  • Masters or Doctorate in Psychology, Master of Social Work, or Master of Counseling Psychology
  • Must have two years of experience providing adjustment related counseling to individuals with a traumatic brain injury, stroke or varied abilities
  • Experience developing and implementing goal plans
  • Valid NYS Drivers License and must meet agency criteria to be considered a valid driver

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