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Job Number:  35103
Family Therapist
Job Posted: Thursday, 18 May 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2017
(57 days ago)
Abbotsford Community Services
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Abbotsford Salary: TBD

JOB POSTING 2017-68-01

Family Guidance Program

Family Therapist

1 Year Maternity Leave Position

35 Hours/Week



Job Title:  Family Therapist   

Program Name:  Langley Family Guidance



Provides professional clinical counselling services to families referred by the Ministry for Children and Family Development (MCFD) where there are child welfare related parent/child relationship problems.  Works with all available members of the family and/or foster family in order to achieve the individual, couple, familial and systemic goals.  The various pathologies affecting family functioning, such as physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse of the child, mental health, family violence, and drug and alcohol issues, are addressed through professional therapeutic counselling interventions.



A Master Level degree in Counselling, Social Work, Psychology, or in a related field.  At least 2 years work experience in a clinical setting.  Direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of government and community based programs and related provincial and community support systems.  Demonstrated skills and experience with high risk children, youth and families.  Proven ability to work effectively during crisis.  Excellent organization, time and general management skills.  Ability to work with hostile/aggressive clients.  Excellent networking skills.  Experience in trauma work an asset.


Criminal Records Check:  Must maintain a satisfactory criminal records check.

Other Requirements:

  • Use of personal vehicle and business insurance
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR (Child and Adult)
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Anti-racism, anti-violence and cultural competency training
  • Evening work and flexible work schedule


Closing date is May 24, 2017



Interested applicants are to reference Posting 2017--01 in the subject line.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Abbotsford Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all equity seeking groups.



Attention: HR.  Abbotsford Community Services

2420 Montrose Avenue. Abbotsford, BC.  V2S 3S9



No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested applicants are to reference Posting 2017--01 in the subject line.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
Attention: HR. Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue. Abbotsford, BC. V2S 3S9
Contact Details:
Kim Pollard
Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford, BC, V2S3S9

Tel: 6048597681
www:   www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com

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