Job Posting 80556

Counselling Internship
Catholic Family Service
Calgary area
250-707 10 Ave SW
closes in 69 days (Sun, 31 Jul)
full time - temp / 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, 1 year contract beginning July 2022


Catholic Family Service has an opening for a Provisional Psychologist Internship. This opportunity provides experience in counselling in a variety of modalities in our sector-leading single session service - the Rapid Access Counselling program. With other chances for ongoing work supporting clients who are referred for counselling internally, this role provides a variety of learning opportunities. Our dynamic and engaged team is ready to welcome 2 new interns who are passionate about affordable and impactful counselling service. This role will appeal to a registered provisional psychologist wishing to complete their 1600- hour requirement of supervised practice to become a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. This position includes a stipend.


Qualifications Required:

  • Must be eligible to register as a Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists; Preference given to those with academic credentials approved;
  • Have a demonstrated ability to engage in a generalist practice with a range of client demographics and presenting concerns with individuals, couples and families;
  • Must be available to work one evening a week between Tuesday and Thursday;
  • Ability to work independently on site, as well as virtually;
  • 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.

Vaccine Policy:

The safety of CFS and Terra Centre employees and our clients is our top priority. All employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

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