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Community Integration Counselor

Employment Type: Full-Time
Community Integration Counseling (CIC) is an individually designed service intended to assist waiver participants effectively manage the emotional difficulties associated with adjusting to life after a traumatic brain injury or those who are experiencing significant problems managing the emotional responses inherent in adjusting to a significant physical or cognitive disability while living in the community. It is a counseling service provided to the waiver participant who is coping with changing abilities and skills, a revision of long term expectations, or changes in roles in relation to significant others. This service may include the participation of others who are in a significant relationship with the consent of the waiver participant. This service is primarily provided in the waiver participant's home.
  • As a representative of CDR, be committed in all that you do to support, perpetuate, and model the CDR Mission.
  • Provide one-to-one counseling sessions to persons with disabilities and their families.
  • Assist consumers to effectively manage the emotional difficulties associated with adjusting to & living in the community.
  • Work to provide quality customer services at all times
  • Maintain documentation of all services provided
  • The Job Duties are representative of the essential functions of the position.
  • The physical requirements for this position are those typically present in normal office environment conditions.
  • Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs.
  • Reliable transportation is required as this service is provided primarily in the Waiver participant's home.

CIC must possess at least one of the following designations:
  • Licensed Psychiatrist
  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Licensed Master Social Worker
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Master or Doctorate of Psychology
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioner
  • Plus must have minimum of two years experience providing adjustment related counseling to individuals with traumatic brain injuries and their families. A significant portion of the provider's time which represents this experience must have been spent providing counseling to individuals with traumatic brain injuries and their families in order to be considered qualifying experience

*All licenses must be held through New York State.
Language Required: None
Minimum Education: Masters Degree
Minimum Experience: 2-5 years
Contact Name: HR Department
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (585) 546-7510
The Center for Disability Rights strives to be a participant controlled, cross disability organization that is reflective of the community it serves. CDR values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, cultural or ethnic group membership, disability status, educational level, family status, gender, income, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. CDR will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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