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Posted July 12, 2019
KIVA Group – Community Addictions Specialist

 

 

KEE TAS KEE NOW TRIBAL COUNCIL

is seeking highly motivated

COMMUNITY ADDICTIONS SPECIALIST

Full-time/part-time Term

 

Do you want to work within a supportive team, helping to improve the lives of First Nations people in northern Alberta?  Are you interested in working for an innovative organization that wholly supports staff? If you enjoy a chance to join others to make a difference, we want to hear from you.

 

The Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council (KTC) is comprised of the member nations of Loon River, Lubicon Lake Band, Peerless Trout, Whitefish Lake #459 and Woodland Cree First Nations.  KTC is seeking a Community Addictions Specialist to join our organization in a temporary full-time or part-time position (to March 31, 2020).

 

We are looking for a hard-working and knowledgeable addictions specialist to work with community addictions workers, health directors and other stakeholders to implement supplemental addictions programming to address the current crises. You are an expert in the field of addictions and up to date on current best practices along the addictions continuum. You are able to identify, implement and monitor appropriate programming in communities to address their unique needs. You can prepare and deliver evidence-based education/awareness presentations and resources on a variety of addictions-related topics, specifically opioids and methamphetamines. You work well with various partners at different levels in complex environments with a proven ability to keep moving initiatives forward. You use principles of community development to engage and work with communities, supporting capacity development. Finally, you are familiar with First Nation communities, available health services and historical contexts with preference given to those who have worked in a First Nation community. 

 

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a social-sciences or health program (social work, addictions, psychology) or an equivalent combination of education, experience and knowledge (at least five years of relevant work experience).
  • Experience in coordinating addiction programs and services in communities.
  • Proven capacity to coordinate and collaborate with various partners
  • Licensed to work in Alberta by the appropriate professional regulatory body, if applicable.
    • Excellent computer, public relations, oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Experience working with First Nations, with demonstrated cultural knowledge and competency.
    • Possess valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle and willingness, capability and flexibility in working in and travelling to KTC First Nation communities.
    • Successful vulnerable persons and criminal records check.

 

Location:             Flexible with travel to High Prairie, Peace River, Slave Lake area.

Salary:                Will be commensurate with experience.  

 

 

Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for consideration/interview will be contacted. For any questions please email the address below. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume via email to:

Selena Willier-Schmidt, Health Special Projects Lead, KTC

Email to: HealthHR@ktcadmin.ca

DEADLINE:  August 2nd, 2019


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Posted June 19, 2019
Little Warriors - Trauma Therapist - Sherwood Park

 

Trauma Therapist
.8 – 1 FTE (Negotiable)

Little Warriors is a national charitable organization focused on the awareness, advocacy, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse.

The position is part of a multidisciplinary team working with sexually abused children and youth at the Be Brave Ranch. Using individual and group therapy in a range of clinical modalities, this position will work to promote optimum mental and emotional health in a holistic and facilitative way. This position will provide leadership and guidance to ensure quality programming and care for children and youth.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate collaboratively in a trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, gender informed, intensive treatment program.
  • Assist the Clinical Director to ensure all clinical as well as scientific research data is ethically gathered
  • Ensure that clinical outcome evaluation tools are used and all required program/organization evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
  • Provide a psychological assessment/case conceptualization for each client and present to multi-disciplinary team.
  • Establish a collaborative relationship with the children and youth, staff, parents/guardians and secure a safe therapeutic environment.
  • Plan and provide evidence based clinical interventions (individual, family dyad, group, and/or family interventions).
  • Create individualized therapeutic goals and maintain a Care Plan.


Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree is required.
  • Registered with good standing in association of respective field and must be able to provide Psychosocial Interventions.
  • 5+ years related experience in counselling/therapeutic role.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess initiative, creativity and strong skills in problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making.
  • Must understand and have experience working with developmental trauma.
  • Must be trauma-informed, self-reflective and a positive clinical team member.
  • Experience with research is considered an asset.


Interested applicants should submit their CV to: Laurie Szymanski, CEO laurie@littlewarriors.ca

 

For additional information 

https://littlewarriors.ca/wp-content/uploads/Trauma-Therapist-Job-Posting-20191.pdf


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Posted June 13, 2019
Ability4Good - Full-time Clinical Coordinator - Calgary

 


FULL-TIME CLINICAL COORDINATOR - CALGARY

Ability4Good is a community-based service provider with a forty year history and an enduring mission of building a caring community.  We provide a wide range of services including home- and office-based programs for children with special needs and their families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be the linchpin for a Multidisciplinary Team that provides intervention and support to special needs children and their families
  • Serve as a resource for other team members and families
  • Ongoing verbal and written communication to team members, funder, families and partnering agencies
  • Participating in the development of the clinical policies, procedures, treatment priorities and reporting formats
  • Ensuring that all clinical team members are completing the necessary documentation
  • Leading team and partnership meetings
  • Evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Providing recommendations regarding program options
  • Engaging families in the process of intake and maintenance of the waitlist
  • Participating in hiring and training new staff
  • Providing coaching, training, direction and participation in the evaluation of Child Development Facilitators
  • Allocating, monitoring and problem solving the clinical caseload
  • Participating in stakeholders meetings

 

QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS:

  • Graduate Degree or Post Graduate Degree in a Human Services field (SLP, OT, PT, Education, Psychology, Social Work)
  • Minimum 5 years’ clinical experience
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal, group facilitation and written communication skills
  • Registration with the appropriate governing body, if required
  • Experience working with children on the Autism Spectrum and other developmental disabilities

 

REMUNERATION:

  • Excellent compensation based on training and experience
  • 38.75 hour work week with flexibility
  • Opportunities to participate in program development

 

 

CONTACT: Sherry Hiebert-Keck, Clinical Director - sherry@ability4good.com, website: www.ability4good.com

 

We thank all applicants for your interest.  Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 


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Posted May 27, 2019
Fort Vermilion School Division #52 - Student Wellness Coach – 3 positions - Northern Alberta

 

 

Student Wellness Coach – 3 positions

Northwest Alberta

 

Rocky Lane Student Wellness Coach – Start Date August 27, 2019

 

Fort Vermilion School Division #52 is accepting applications for one full-time Student Wellness Coach position (1.0 FTE) to work 7 hours per day, 5 days per week with children and youth at Rocky Lane School

 

The coach will work within a collaborative team under the direction of one of the FVSD Mental Health Therapists to provide individual and group interventions as well as universal programs to help children and youth develop the skills needed to self-protect their mental and emotional well-being. Working with school staff to create villages of support for children and youth will be a major focus.

 

This position is funded in partnership between the Fort Vermilion School Division and Northern Lights Regional Collaborative Service Delivery.  

  

 

High Level Student Wellness Coach, High Level Alberta – Start date August 27, 2019

Upper Hay River School Student Wellness Coach – Start as soon as possible

Fort Vermilion School Division No. 52 is accepting applications for two full time Student Wellness Coach (1.0 FTE) positions to support the Division’s Mental Health Capacity Building Project funded by Alberta Health Services. 

This is a prevention and promotion initiative intended to increase community capacity to promote the development of positive mental health and wellness in its children, youth and families using schools as hubs.  Working with school staff to create villages of support for children and youth will be a focus.  Fort Vermilion School Division #52 is the location of one of 37 projects in Alberta.

 

 

VIEW THE FULL JOB POSTINGS FOR QUALIFICATIONS, WAGE, BENEFITS AND APPLICATION DETAILS AT:

High Level Student Wellness Coach    https://www.fvsd.ab.ca/download/176099

Rocky Lane Student Wellness Coach   https://www.fvsd.ab.ca/careers/current-opportunities/competition/8457

Upper Hay River School Student Wellness Coach   https://www.fvsd.ab.ca/download/176095

 

 

Deadline:  Open until filled.  


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