Katie Jafari

Katie Jafari

Social Worker, Lake Shore Behavioral Health
 

Currently employed at Spectrum Human Services, Lake Shore Behavioral Health

 

Previous: SUNY Albany, Buffalo State College

 

    Summary

    As a crisis counselor and social worker, Katie Jafari focuses her professional energy on helping others improve their lives through a variety of treatments and counseling plans. In her work with Lake Shore Behavioral Health, Ms. Jafari performs start-to-finish services for her clients by evaluating their mental, emotional, and behavioral states; identifying any existing disorders; devising treatment plans; and assessing the effectiveness of those plans. In some cases, she refers clients to other resources that may allow them to achieve optimum results. Katie Jafari treats individuals, families, and couples in her role at Lake Shore Behavioral Health, but at Spectrum Health Services, where she works as a Crisis Counselor, she works primarily with children. The work Katie Jafari performs allows her to treat individuals with a range of mental health difficulties. In addition to mental, social, and behavioral disorders, Ms. Jafari and the other professionals at Lake Shore Behavioral Health offer help for those in need of assistance with addiction recovery and rehabilitation from substance abuse. Katie Jafari is currently certified as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York. Katie Jafari holds a Master of Social Work from the State University of New York Albany, which she earned in 2004, and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and Psychology from Buffalo State College, which she earned in 2003. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her friends and family, and working out. Ms. Jafari makes charitable donations to the United Way.

Experiences

 

Social Worker

At Lake Shore Behavioral Health

From October 2012 to Present
Received my LMSW
 

Crisis Counselor

At Spectrum Human Services

From April 2012 to Present
Working towards LCSW
 

SUNY Albany, Albany, Ny

Masters, SUNY Albany

From 2003 to 2004
Social Work

Skills

 
  • Crisis Counselor
  • Social Worker

Centres d'intérêt

 
  • Family
  • Friends
  • Nephews
  • Traveling
  • Working Out