Job Posting 65382

Trauma Support Therapist/Coordinator
Child Advocacy Centre of Kelowna
Thompson & Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
closes in 31 days (Thu, 26 Nov)
full time

The Child Advocacy Centre of Kelowna is seeking a Trauma Support Therapist/Coordinator to liaise, consult, organize and support the CAC and our community in the integration of services, procedures, and protocols to support children with trauma and mental health needs and their families. The role is responsible for:

  • Coordinating, mental health services and prevention efforts,
  • Overseeing and delivering support for children with mental health challenges, chronic stress, and trauma,
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating family-based therapeutic programs and interventions, and
  • Assessing clients’ social, psychological, emotional and/or behavioural needs and providing necessary clinical counselling to meet those needs.

Our successful candidate will be a registered counsellor in the province of BC and have:

  • A Master’s or PhD in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology or related field
  • Specific training in childhood psychology and/or trauma; trauma-informed care;
  • 2+ years of experience in counselling for children, youth and families in diverse populations;
  • Excellent assessment, crisis intervention, problem solving and organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of community resources that support mental health and well-being and that address varying levels of vulnerability; and
  • Experience working with vulnerable children and families in a public and/or social service environment.

If you are making a difference in the lives of those you counsel and yet want to have the broader impact that coordinating the child advocacy trauma program can offer, please apply to join us now by sending your resume and cover letter to admin@CACkelowna.com.

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