Family Services of Central Alberta is a non-profit agency who assists individuals and families to maintain dignity, enhance autonomy, and strengthen relationships through supportive programs and excellent human services. We believe that the family is the most important resource to the individuals within it. As an employer, we are looking for an individual with high personal accountability, a strong commitment to the delivery of an outstanding quality of service for the individuals and families we see. In turn, we are committed to investing in your well-being by providing opportunities to learn, grow and be inspired to be the best you can be.
Family Services of Central Alberta is currently recruiting a Child and Family therapist to provide counseling within a dynamic non-profit organization starting immediately. Position duties includes:
~ Provision of individual, couple and family counselling services
~ Ability to work with culturally and demographically diverse clients ( e.g. children – seniors )
~ Theoretical knowledge and ability to practice brief therapies and family therapies
~ Possible public speaking engagements
~ Ability to facilitate psychoeducational groups/workshops
~ Ability to work within a team environment
~ Maintenance of client caseload (e.g. documentation)
~ Some evening work required
~ Masters degree in Marital and Family Therapy, Social Work, Counselling Psychology or related field.
~ All candidates must be registered and in good standing with professional
regulatory body and understand the application of their code of ethics.
~ Must be able to obtain professional liability insurance, cost will be covered
~ Experience and knowledge of mental health and addiction issues,
workplace problems, grief and loss and family systems
~ General assessment skills
~ Basic crisis management skills
~ Group facilitation experience
~ Experience working with children and using play-based interventions are
~ Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office Programs
~ Verbal and written professional communication skills
~ Preference for candidates who have five or more years of counselling
experience and have experience providing family therapy
Please forward your resume, along with salary expectations to
Note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
This is a permanent position Monday – Friday with evening work Monday and
Tuesdays. Full benefit package available after successful completion of a 3-
month probationary period.
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