Child and Family Counsellor - Cameray Child & Family Services

Jan 20, 2021
Burnaby, British Columbia

EXTERNAL/INTERNAL POSTING

1 Position available – Child and Family Counsellor

  • 1 Temporary position @ 35 hours/week to start immediately to June 2022
  • To provide long and short term counselling to children and their families
  • To work two evenings until 7:00 pm

Key Responsibility Area – Counselling With Children, Parents and Families

  • To function as part of a clinical team
  • To work with children using play/art therapy
  • To provide teletherapy services (video and/or phone) during COVID-19 pandemic
  • To work remotely, other than 1 day a week in office during COVID-19 pandemic
  • To provide information and education regarding child development, including sexual and emotional development
  • To facilitate counselling groups

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral

Key Responsibility Area – Community Liaison/Advocacy

  • To advocate for and to co-ordinate client services with other agencies and professionals
  • To collaborate with MCFD Social Workers on client goals/programs, such as ICM’s as required

Key Responsibility Area – Administration

  • Develop an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with the client and conduct regular reviews of the treatment process
  • Maintain client files, recording client visits and key information
  • Prepare client progress reports
  • Complete all required data collection, including weekly clinical stats
  • Submit time sheets and other information as required
  • Prepare education handout for parents, clients and community

Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development

  • Keep abreast of development in the fields of mental health and online counselling
  • Attend specified workshops and conferences
  • Network with colleagues and other professionals in the field

Qualifications

  • M.S.W. or M.A. /M.Ed./Psychology
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience, including work with children and families
  • Training and experience in play therapy techniques, sexual abuse counselling and individual and family counselling
  • In depth knowledge of child development and sexual abuse dynamics
  • Knowledge of child protection and legal systems
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Competence and comfort in working with diversity
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a professional team
  • Drivers License

Other:

  • This position is covered under a collective agreement. 
  • Cameray Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check.  Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required.
  • Must have access to a reliable car.

Please email interest to coordinator.gillian@cameray.ca by January 20th, 2021 4pm

 

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