Date Posted: 5/9/2021

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications: Masters level education in the appropriate field with licensure or ability to immediately gain provisional status. Training and expertise in provision of children’s mental health treatment including play therapy. Valid NYS Driver’s License. Licensed as a LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW preferred

Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency (FLACRA) is a growing, not-for-profit behavioral health and substance abuse treatment provider with decades of experience and multiple innovative program located throughout the Finger Lakes Region. Our services include outpatient, residential, crisis center, vocational, housing and youth services. We pride ourselves on being committed to the professional development of all our staff and if that is important to you, we invite you to choose FLACRA!

Job Requirements

OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR CHILD SPECIALIST - Provide direct services to FLACRA’s clients via individual, family and group counseling.  Caseload is primarily focused on ages 5-17; however, services to the adult demographic may be required as needed. 

  1. Responsible for, but not limited to, providing direct diagnostic evaluative services to clients referred to this Agency by many varied referral sources with the goal of determining the client’s primary and secondary diagnosis and, thus, need for further counseling.
  2. Supply identified clients direct therapeutic services through individual, conjoint, family and/or group therapy.
  3. With self-direction and competence, carry out the Agency’s responsibilities to its clientele by handling intake and service load with independent judgment using self-initiated consultation in technical problems of diagnostic evaluation in treatment techniques.
  4. Maintain records in compliance with applicable regulations and policies.

Job Snapshot

About Us

FLACRA offers comprehensive treatment and compassionate help for those affected by alcohol and substance abuse. We believe addiction is a treatable disease.

Founded in 1973, FLACRA is a private non-profit substance abuse treatment provider with decades of experience and a number of program locations throughout the 5 county Finger Lakes Region. Services include a crisis center, multiple outpatient clinics and residential facilities, as well as vocational and housing services. Over 5,000 people are served each year.

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