EMCN has supported newcomers of all ages and families, including refugees, skilled immigrants, refugee claimants, and citizens, since 1981. We serve newcomers from more than 100 countries of origin and offer services in over 30 languages every year!
At EMCN, our goal is to create a society based on the dignity of every human being by projecting our values of Social Justice, Diversity, Compassion and Responsibility. EMCN focuses on strengths-based and team-based human-centered practices Through collaboration, EMCN helps newcomers achieve their goals and enhance their quality of life.
EMCN’s therapeutic services is client-centered, holistic and community-oriented approach. Our program provides flexible, case specific support which takes into consideration the complexity of difficulties for newcomer families. The understanding of pre-migration experiences, differences in acculturation for children, youth and parents, multilevel barriers in accessing mental health services and other supports for newcomers, the influence of trauma specifically in refugee families guides our approach to service provision. We strive to enhance resiliency through therapy supports.
Reporting to the Team Lead and Clinical director, the Psychotherapist builds relationships with immigrant and refugee families, youth and children and provides services from a holistic perspective. The Psychotherapist will work closely with team members of the Families and Wellbeing team, which includes several therapists, social workers, youth workers and settlement workers as well as professional and community partners in the implementation and ongoing evaluation of therapeutic counseling services to adults, children, and youth and families.
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EMCN is a progressive, open-minded, and accepting meritocracy. Meaning, we look for intelligence, energy, curiosity, integrity, and good at what you do - come as you are! Applications will be assessed based on how strongly your identified qualifications meet the criteria in this job posting.
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