Job Posting 66482

Counselling Internship
Catholic Family Service
Calgary area, #250, 707 10th Ave. SW
closes in 18 days (Fri, 11 Dec)
full time - term / contract

Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services respond to the challenges that threaten families and leave them vulnerable. We focus on enhancing the mental health and well-being of our clients, empowering parents, nurturing children’s healthy development and enabling success in school. We take an integrated approach across our service portfolio, always looking for the opportunity to encourage discussion and healing at the family level. In so doing, we enable CFS professionals to help their clients build strong families – and to break through the cycle of vulnerability to live the lives they have always wanted. We serve and employ people from all faith traditions, cultures and backgrounds.

The Position:

Title: Counselling Internship                                                                            Job Type: Full-Time

Catholic Family Service has an opening for Provisional Psychologist Internships. This opportunity provides experience counseling in a variety of modalities including single session counselling in our leading-edge Rapid Access Counselling program, and ongoing work supporting families with Children’s Services involvement.  The successful candidate will participate in the co-creation of a healthy workplace and the roles will appeal to a registered provisional psychologist wishing to complete his/her 1600- hour requirement of supervised practice to become a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. This position includes a stipend.

This fulltime year-long contract position is available to begin in January of 2020.

Qualifications Required:

  • Must be eligible to register as a Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists;
  • Preference given to those with academic credentials already approved through the College of Alberta Psychologists;
  • Have a demonstrated ability to engage in a generalist practice with a range of client demographics and presenting concerns with individuals, couples and families;
  • Have a strong customer service philosophy that guides your practice;
  • Must be available to work one evening a week between Tuesday and Thursday;
  • Ability to work independently, at multiple site locations;
  • Single session experience is an asset;
  • Core Brain Story Certification through Alberta Family Wellness Initiative an asset;
  • Takes a posture of Cultural humility in working with diverse populations; experience with Indigenous and/or immigrant families is an asset;
  • Please note: applicants are encouraged to present with a current Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Review and a Child Intervention Record Check.

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