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Posted June 15, 2017
Venture Academy - Clinical Therapist - Red Deer Area

Clinical Therapist / Clinical Counsellor


Location: Red Deer Area
Hours: Part-time, starting with 1 day a week
Wage: Dependent upon education and experience


Join a successful and highly regarded treatment program for struggling teens! 


Our Therapists work as part of an interdisciplinary team to help youth overcome challenges and make positive changes.


Qualifications:
• Masters’ Degree in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work or a related field of study
• Five or more years’ experience working with youth in a clinical role and outcome oriented counselling capacity
• R.C.C., R.S.W. or L.M.F.T. designation and experience in a residential treatment setting is preferred
• Extensive knowledge of adolescent development, DSM 5 and concurrent disorders is required.
• A commitment to ongoing learning and development in your profession
• High professional standards and clear, professional boundaries


The balance between professional counselling, collaboration and coordination of therapeutic initiatives with team members takes an organized, analytical and critical thinker with superior communication skills (verbal and written). This position requires someone with the ability to quickly and effectively establish rapport with our clients as well as having extensive clinical knowledge and techniques in offering CBT / DBT practices, attachment-based therapy and similar modalities. The candidate selected will understand and champion a collaborative care model and offer exceptional counselling / therapy to youth.


If you are motivated to join our dynamic, goal-focused, energetic team working in our rewarding and challenging work environment, apply by sending your resume and letter of interest to:
jobs@ventureacademy.ca


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Posted June 15, 2017
Night Wind Treatment Centres - Therapist

Full Time, Permanent Therapist

 

Night Wind Treatment Centres (NWTC) is a residential treatment centre for Indigenous girls and young women aged 8-17. NWTC offers healing support through a safe and nurturing environment, intensive group and individual therapy, and the integration of cultural teachings. NWTC is transitioning to NMT trauma informed care and this is an exciting time for a talented and enthusiastic Therapist to join our team.

The successful candidate will manage a caseload of up to 12 clients, provide ongoing group and individual therapy, and work in consultation with other staff to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for the clients we serve. NWTC is a peaceful 30 minute drive north of St. Albert.

 

Job Description:

  • Create, maintain and implement comprehensive treatment plans
  • Deliver individual and group therapy supports
  • Provide clinical leadership to the NWTC staffing team
  • Maintain exceptional records, session notes and communication with staff, clients and stakeholders
  • Participate in case management and inter-departmental team meetings
  • Facilitate training to staff on clinical issues (i.e. common treatment issues, training in risk assessments, etc.).

 

Qualifications:

  • Professional designation as a Provisional or Registered Psychologist, Certified Counsellor, or Master’s-level Social Worker
  • Experience with group and individual therapy is essential
  • Experience working with Indigenous youth and children in care is essential
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture and healing practices is essential
  • Skill supporting a comprehensive treatment plan which includes developmental and trauma informed care is an asset

 

Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Clinical supervision and support is provided, along with competitive vacation and benefits.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Tom Holmes at tjnholmes@gmail.com


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Posted May 3, 2017
The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers - Psychotherapist

 

RECRUITMENT JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

Title

Psychotherapist

Program

 Health and Wellbeing

Hours

Flexible hours. Full time, 1.0FTE OR part-time, 0.6 FTE or 22.5 hrs/wk.

 

Start Date

As soon as possible

Hourly Rate

 $35.67/hrs.

Benefits

 EMCN Extended Benefits

Length of Contract

 1 year with possibility of extension

Reports to

 Team Lead / Clinical Director

Probation Period

 3 months

 

Background:

The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) has been active in Edmonton since 1981 and works with individuals of all ages and families coming to Edmonton from every part of the world. The majority are landed immigrants who have been in Canada five years or less but also included are people who have become citizens, refugee claimants, government sponsored refugees, temporary workers, and visitors. In a year there are people from more than 100 places of origin. Services are available in both official languages and in about 30 other languages.

 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Team Lead and Clinical director, the Psychotherapist builds relationships with immigrant and refugee families, youth and children and provides services from a holistic perspective. The Psychotherapist will work closely with team members of the Wellbeing team, which includes several therapists, social workers and settlement workers as well as professional and community partners in the implementation and ongoing evaluation of therapeutic counseling services to adults, children, and youth and families.

 

Depending on the needs of the program participants, the Psychotherapist will be responsible for providing therapeutic services, holistic assessments as well as supported referrals to appropriate agency services and programming or to external services as needed. The Psychotherapist will provide information and offer appropriate services in a location and time accessible to the client, which might include schools, places in the community, at home or in the office. Appropriate documentation, provision of reports and support of funding reports on a regular basis are required. Work hours will include some evening and weekend work. As services are partially home or school- based, a vehicle and driver’s license are required.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Masters degree in counseling, clinical psychology, family therapy or clinical social work with experience in counseling.
  • Experience in working with children, training in play therapy, or other child specific modalities is an assets for this specific position
  • Member of a professional organization (CCPA. CAP. APA or similar)
  • Understands and adheres to professional ethics related to psychological counseling
  • Is knowledgeable and abides by FOIP regulations.
  • Cultural sensitivity and strong commitment to providing quality services to newcomers and to working in an intercultural environment with willingness to learn.
  • Experience working with children, youth, adult and family group survivors of torture and trauma, preferably refugee/immigrant survivors of sustained trauma is an asset
  • Strong English communications skills.
  • Experience/facility with MS Office computer applications
  • Proficiency in both official languages is an asset, as is fluency in other languages.
  • Possess a valid class 5 driver's license and own a reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage for work.
  • Must have authorization to work in Canada.
  • Intervention Record Check and Criminal Record Check required.

 

Application submission details:

Please submit your complete resume along with a cover letter to: Human Resources hr@emcn.ab.ca

Edmonton Mennonite Center for Newcomers (EMCN)

tfatona@emcn.ab.ca

11713 – 82 St. NW Edmonton AB T5B 2V9

 

Deadline for submission:  Open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

We thank all applicants but only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Resume without a cover letter will be deemed as an incomplete application and will not be accepted


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