PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESHaving acquired a NYS License or Permit to practice in a mental health counseling environment, staff counselors are responsible for providing assessment, treatment planning, and clinical counseling to clients of CCM, in accordance with their abilities and experience level and within the limits of the NYS regulations of their profession.  This counseling shall be based on both professional training and education, as well as Biblical principles. Specific duties include:

  • Conducting comprehensive assessments, including both objective and subjective measures, and the use of DSM V and related diagnostic testing
  • Developing a comprehensive treatment plan unique to the needs of each client, and directly tied to the assessment and treatment goals
  • Counseling adults, couples, families, and/or children using established theories and professional treatments for a variety of mental health and relational issues
  • Integrating spirituality and Biblical teaching in counseling according to the client’s desires
  • Receiving ongoing, regular supervision of your work by the Clinical Director
  • Attending all mandatory staff meetings, trainings, and scheduled agency functions
  • Compliance with  HIPAA regulations and CCM policies and procedures
  • Maintaining client records and required agency documentation in a timely and efficient manner, consistent with CCM policies and procedures
  • Implementing crisis intervention when necessary

REQUIRED SKILLSCCM employs graduates of professional counseling programs (minimum Masters Degree) who are licensed to practice counseling in NYS as one of the following:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatrist
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Creative Arts Therapist
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Licensed Master Social Worker
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor


Send cover letter and resume to:

Dr. Sharon A. Deacon, Ph.D.

9070 Main Street

Clarence, NY 14031

FAX: (716) 632-3233