COUNSELOR / THERAPIST

Buffalo Guidance Group is hiring Counselors to assist children and youth, in collaboration with their system of care, toward reduction of negative behaviors/social skills through effective assessment, counseling interventions and ongoing evaluation of effectiveness.

This position is suitable to those with experience working with children in their classroom, experience with parenting, as well as experience running therapy groups with very young children. Experience with The Incredible Years curriculum or similar tools is preferred.

Qualificaitons:

Qualified Applicants must be New York State Licensed, experienced clinician with demonstrated ability to engage children, educational systems and their families in a therapeutic process leading to increased resiliency according to regulations.

Master’s degree in a human services related field plus 2 years experience providing counseling services or linkage services to youth and families.

Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and adequate auto insurance.

Pay Rate:

This is a fee for service position.

Please respond with resume & cover letter to: val_conley@yahoo.com

GROUP THERAPY COUNSELOR ASSISTANT

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in related field. Minimum 2 years experience working with preschool/Pre-K children.

Duties:

Buffalo Guidance Group provides counseling services to 3-5 year olds in Erie County in the areas of behavior management and social skill building. The Counselor Assistant provides support to the Lead Therapist and Program Director. Responsibilities include preparing for group, leading activities, clean-up, attendance, active engagement with group participants, behavioral interventions with children under direction of Lead Therapist and/or Program Director. Other duties as assigned.

Hours:

Sessions occur Tuesdays, Thursday and Friday morning and afternoon. Additional time may be required for team meetings, and special projects.

Position is contingent on group participant numbers.

Pay Rate:

Hourly rate commensurate on experience.

Please respond with resume & cover letter to: val_conley@yahoo.com

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