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Mental health counsellors & psychotherapists should be recognized by their professional title


Posted May 15, 2019
Borealis Counselling Services - Intake Coordinator/Clinical Counsellor - Fort McMurray

 

Borealis Counselling Services is a not-for-profit counselling agency, providing counselling services in the Fort McMurray region since 1987. As an agency, our team takes pride in offering professional and meaningful support to the lives of those we serve in the community. As the Intake coordinator/clinical counsellor, the successful candidate will provide client–focused counselling services to adults, children, couples and family systems, on issues relating to mental health, addiction, workplace stress, trauma, grief and loss, etc. in a busy and dynamic team environment. The services provided will focus on assessment, case planning, treatment, and referral to community resources, as necessary. Other duties include intake, crisis intervention, workshop development and facilitation, and community engagement. The Intake Coordinator works closely with the Executive Director in booking initial appointments and determining appropriate services. This is a professional position demanding both ethical and professional judgment in relation to the process of Intake and psychotherapy.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Master’s degree in Counselling, Counselling Psychology, or Social Work.

Professional certification: Candidate must be registered with a professional body.

Experience: A minimum of 2 years clinical experience

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Exceptional clinical ability and judgment
  • Significant knowledge of therapeutic and counselling modalities
  • Ability to manage high-risk cases
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of community resources and programs
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional training/experience in Mindfulness is an asset

 

This is a full-time position for one year, covering a Maternity Leave, with a possibility of extension. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package based on experience and education, which includes cost of living allowance and other employee incentives.

 

Closing date for applications: May 31, 2019

 

Please send cover letter and résumé/cv to: 

Cathy Underhill, M.Ed, Ph.D, CCC

Executive Director, Borealis Counselling Services

Fax (780) 743-4517

E-mail:  cathy.underhill@borealiscounselling.com

 

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however,

only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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Posted April 17, 2019
Ability 4 Good - Full-Time Behaviour Consultant - Edmonton

 

FULL-TIME BEHAVIOUR CONSULTANT (One Year Maternity Leave)
Edmonton

Ability 4 Good is a community-based service provider that is committed to enhancing the lives of people. We provide a wide range of services primarily home based with limited office-based programs for children and their families. We are currently recruiting a Behavior Consultant for a maternity leave up to one year. The role will work with our creative and multi-disciplinary Edmonton Specialized Services Team. Our program provides services to children ages 2-17 years and their family with a play based approach. The work we do is unique, as it focuses not only on child development, but also on caregiver learning. We believe that this is the best way to ensure long term support for children and families.

Responsibilities

  • Utilize formal and informal assessment measures for clients in regards to their behavior, play and social skills as well as community participation
  • Provide strategies in the areas of behavior management, transactional support and regulation.
  • Create functional plans of action to work with the client and families on
  • Collaborate with other members of a multi-disciplinary team (e.g., OT, PT, SLP) to accomplish service objectives
  • Serve as a resource for other team members and families on behaviour-related issues
  • Develop, implement, monitor and update program plans
  • Model and teach strategies within a naturalistic, play-based model
  • Develop and present workshops for community members, staff and families as needed
  • Liaise with community partners that work with the child and the child’s family (e.g., school)
  • Make recommendations for service needs to Family Support for Children with Disabilities

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in psychology or related field from an accredited institution
  • Registration with a professional association preferred but not required
  • Valid drivers’ license/vehicle and ability to travel to families' homes
  • Current criminal record check and child/youth intervention check
  • Two years’ experience working with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities an asset
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills

Remuneration

  • Excellent compensation that meets or exceeds the HSAA grid, based on training and experience
  • Opportunities for professional development

 

Please submit your resume in confidence to:
Sherry Hiebert-Keck, Clinical Director
info@ability4good.com

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


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