Position : Family Counsellor Type : Part-time (10 hrs/wk)
Program : TAP(Therapeutic Access Program) Posting # : 2310-FC-210105
Location : New Westminster & Burnaby Hourly Rate : Level 6
Schedule : Days, evenings, weekends (Flexible) Closing Date : Open Until Filled
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry) is a charitable organization that supports women, girls and children at risk, involved in or affected by the justice system. Our programs work to break the cycle of poverty, addiction, mental illness, homelessness and crime.
Operating throughout the Burnaby and New Westminster area, Clinical Counsellors see families in their homes, or at office locations in each city. The counsellors provide short term family counselling to support families address serious conflict and intimate partner violence with the goal of lowering the risk to the child, of having their child apprehended. Therapeutic access is facilitated within an office setting for parents without custody of their children to maintain their relationship and gain therapeutic support with the parent-child relationship.
We are looking for a male Part-time Family Counsellor (10hr/wk). If you are an experienced Clinician who excels at providing evidence-based interventions and can see yourself as part of a growing team of clinical counsellors, then this is the job for you. This position includes individual and group supervision, and training opportunities.
To provides individuals, couples and families with support to increase safety and decrease conflict within the family.
Family Counsellors will provide counselling support to parents experiencing domestic violence, serious conflict, as well as those who require support for family visitation. Therapeutic visitation employs psychoeducational and clinical interventions in order to support the development of healthier parent-child relationships. Family Counsellors will develop, implement, and evaluate the most effective intervention in order to ensure the safety of children and the family.
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EFry actively promotes a program of employment equity and equal opportunity to ensure equal access to employment opportunity for all persons.
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