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Counselor/Therapist

Buffalo, New York ~ April 10, 2019

Affect Regulation Training (ART) for Alcohol Use Disorder: A Stage II Efficacy Trial’. This study explores the usefulness of providing emotion regulation skills as part of standard CBT treatment for people with alcohol use disorders, and operates under the supervision of clinical research scientists Paul R. Stasiewicz, Ph.D. and Clara Bradizza, Ph.D.
• Provide individual cognitive-behavioral therapy following a treatment manual, which includes coping skills and other evidence-based tools that support reaching and maintaining abstinence from alcohol.
• Establish and maintain a therapeutic helping relationship characterized by warmth, respect, genuineness, and empathy.
• Facilitate the client’s engagement in the treatment and recovery process.
• Access clinical supervision as needed.
• Actively attempt to re-engage clients who have missed appointments when clinically appropriate.
• Participate in staff meetings and designated trainings.
• Follow project related procedures, including streamlined documentation requirements, and other tasks as assigned.
A generous benefits package is available including:
• Choice of several health insurance options
• Dental and vision insurance
• Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)
• fully paid basic life insurance and basic retirement plan
• Vacation and sick leave
• Holiday package based on work schedule
• Employee Assistance Program
• Wellness Plan
• Tuition Assistance Program providing partial tuition reimbursement to eligible employees
• Some benefits are subject to a waiting period
• Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.
The Counselor/Therapist will be an employee of the Research Foundation for SUNY. This grant-supported position has anticipated funding through March 31, 2021.

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