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.
Title: Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Counsellor
Job Type: Full or Part time. 2 contract positions available August 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022
Are you passionate about family-based counselling and would like the opportunity to strengthen your skills within an evidence-based, systemic framework? If this sounds like you, we are currently seeking a counsellor to join our Functional Family Therapy (FFT) program. FFT is a community based, short-term prevention and treatment strategy that is family focused and designed to reduce the risks of school truancy, mental health concerns, criminal involvement, substance abuse and family conflict. Training in the modality is provided, as FFT counsellors are expected to exercise a high degree of clinical skill while maintaining adherence to a sophisticated, evidence-based model. Flexibility will be required to conduct sessions in families’ homes, working 2-3 evenings per week.
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