James Coder, LCSW-R
James Coder, LCSW-R, is the CEO of New Directions Youth and Family Services, Inc. in Buffalo, New York. He has worked in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice for 40 years. James was previously employed as a child care worker and therapist in residential treatment facilities before becoming an administrator. In addition, he has been trained in Trauma-Informed Care by Dr. Ricky Greenwald and participated in a three-year project with Dr. Greenwald at New Directions. Mr. Coder is an alumni of the University at Buffalo.