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Posted December 15, 2017
Enviros - Therapist

Enviros is a charitable, non-profit community committed to enhancing the quality of family life in Alberta. We engage children, youth, adults and families in experientially based opportunities so they learn and develop skills that foster independence. Enviros addresses a broad range of societal needs ranging from programs for young offenders; family support services, emergency foster care, and helping young adults become successfully independent. Enviros opens minds as well as doors, promoting social responsibility through personal action, interaction and accountability.

Enviros Base Camp provides a wilderness based addictions treatment program for youth within the province of Alberta. Located northwest of Cochrane our Base Camp program is an intensive, adventure based wilderness program for co-ed youth aged 13-18 and their families. This program provides support for healing from substance abuse issues that require residential treatment. A safe and structured environment is created for individuals who seek to improve their lives.

The therapist is responsible for completing all intake assessments, and working with youth workers to develop and implement treatment plans that address the needs of each client. The therapist coordinates individual and group therapies and provides supervision and consultation to youth workers regarding clients and families. The therapist supports the Enviros Community through liaison, program development, and participation, and will provide emergency, on call coverage as needed by the program.

 

Duties
Intake / Assessment

  • Intake facilitation
  • Review all intake packages before admission
  • Determine presenting needs

Treatment Program

  • Supervision of all treatment 
  • Family therapy
  • Facilitates psychotherapy group sessions
  • Staff development 
  • Discuss youths’ biographies and treatment plans with key workers
  • Coordinate treatment plan reviews
  • Perform monthly consultations with key workers regarding youths and families Staff support

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology / Social Work
  • Experience in counselling adolescents
  • Experience in family therapy
  • Experience in group therapy
  • Registered / Chartered by the Professional Association of their discipline

Enviros offers competitive compensation package which includes Health and Dental Benefits, Employee Family Assistance plan, and Health Spending Account.

 

If this is the challenging and rewarding position you are looking for please forward your resume and cover letter for attention Lisa Arsenault to careers@enviros.org, quoting Job Reference #1752. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

Enviros is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.


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Posted October 27, 2017
Temporary Counsellor/Behaviour Consultant - Lethbridge

 

 

Temporary Counsellor / Behaviour Consultant

(0.5 FTE moving to full time early 2018)

 

Come join our growing team!!

 

Key Connections Consulting Inc. (KCC) is a multidisciplinary team of

professionals including Behaviour Consultants, Counsellors, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Occupational Therapists. We are dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth, and adults who have challenges by helping them reach their full potential.

 

We are currently recruiting a 0.5 temporary counsellor / behaviour consultant (moving to full time in early 2018).  The position is located in Lethbridge, AB and is available immediately. Key Connections Consulting Inc. provides a unique and positive work environment, competitive wages, benefits, case consultation / clinical supervision / mentorship and professional development opportunities encouraged and supported through a professional spending account.

 

  • We are looking for a diverse, enthusiastic and innovative professional with the ability to multi-task and manage a flexible schedule.
  • The individual must be comfortable working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for participating in assessment, planning and implementation of intervention programs.   
  • The successful candidate will provide counselling services to individuals and families, as well as consulting and providing supervision to in-home support aides. 
  • Experience working with individuals who have Developmental Disabilities, understanding of varied socio-economic factors, and competency supporting multi-cultural needs is an asset.
  • Out of town travel is a requirement and employees are compensated for travel costs.

 

Additional requirements include:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work; Provisional Psychologist; Psychologist or related Master Level Degree
  • May consider candidates with a Bachelor degree in a related field, or Master Degree in Educational Psychology, who have significant related experience
  • Licensed or Registered Health Care Provider under the Health Professions Act
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
  • Criminal Record and CYIM check are required

 

Resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Please email or fax resumes to:

contact@keyconnectionsconsulting.com or 403-317-1628 (fax).

For further inquiries contact Brandie at 403-524-2522.


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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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