ABOUT CHILD DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
Child Development Institute (CDI) is a leading children’s mental health agency in the City of Toronto offering a range of services to approximately 3,500 children ages 0‐12, youth ages 13-18 and their families each year. Our mission is to promote and support the healthy development of children and to strengthen the families and communities in which they live. We provide four streams of service to families in need: early intervention, family violence, healthy child development and specialized mental health services for children and youth with learning disabilities.
Camp Towhee/Towhee Summer Residential Therapeutic Program treats youth with Mental Health issues complicated by Learning Disabilities. Located in Halliburton, Ontario, Towhee positively changes the trajectory of kids and staff lives. Towhee will be one of the most rewarding, magical and hardest places you will ever work. We provide 10 days of training covering behaviour management, counselling skills, CPI, mental health, learning disabilities, and health & safety.
Child Development Institute (CDI) is seeking a Counsellor/Programmer to join our dynamic camp Towhee team. The Counsellor/Programmer is to work remotely at our virtual online camp program, which operates out of our Imperial and Halliburton sites, and may also be required to work onsite. The successful candidate will ensure that the conceptualization and delivery of CDI programs and services are consistent with the mission, values, policies, procedures, standards and priorities of the organization and are provided within assigned resources. Work is performed within a therapeutic virtual camp setting utilizing the Towhee therapeutic model, which includes elements of Emotion Focused Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Experiential learning, to serves youth with Learning Disabilities and co-occurring mental health concerns (LDMH).
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
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Thank you in advance for your interest. However, due to the volume of resumes received, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Diversity and Inclusion:
Child Development Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value inclusivity & diversity in the workplace. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to,
We recognize that many of these identities intersect and that therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value the contributions that each person brings, and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in our community.
Child Development Institute is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Child Development Institute will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment & selection process to applicants with disabilities. During any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require. Any information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
All applicants are advised that offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector Check.
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