Job Posting 92177

Clinical Counsellor
YW Calgary
Calgary area
1715 – 17 Avenue SE Calgary, AB, T2G 5J1
closed 4 days ago (Wed, 22 Mar)
full time



YW Calgary’s mission is prevention, intervention, empowerment, and leadership for the benefit of women and their families. We are committed to advocating for mental health, supporting those experiencing domestic violence and enabling women’s economic prosperity.

In this position, the Clinical Counsellor is knowledgeable and possesses hands-on experience delivering clinical counselling services to adults, children and families who are experiencing challenges in their lives and seeking support from the counselling services offered by our team. Working from a trauma sensitive, feminist and accessible approach, your counselling strategies align with the principles of YW Calgary and aims to empower those impacted by domestic violence and trauma. 

This is a full-time, regular position working Monday to Friday with flexibility to work some evenings.



  • Truly rewarding work; contribute to lasting, positive change for clients and our community
  • A supportive team environment and opportunities for professional development
  • A positive workplace culture
  • Comprehensive benefits, onsite fitness at a discount and priority access to childcare facilities


  • Deliver clinical counselling therapeutic services to adults, children and families impacted by domestic violence
  • Provide skill development, safety planning and education for parenting; for building safe and healthy relationships, mental health strategies and   trauma management
  • Complete Intake and Assessment
  • Develop goal setting and treatment planning
  • Provide resources, system navigation and facilitate community referrals
  • Caseload management; includes maintaining clinical records and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge of issues related to family law, legal proceedings, parenting and child development
  • Facilitate a parenting group


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, or Counselling
  • Registration in good standing with a relevant professional body under the Health Professions Act
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience working with children and families impacted by domestic violence
  • Advanced level understanding of mental health
  • Working knowledge of the impacts of abuse, violence, and trauma on people across the lifespan; violence‐ and abuse‐recovery; crisis intervention; and Problematic substance use and its intersection with mental health and
  • traumatic stress
  • Training and experience in treatment options such as CBT, DBT, Family Systems Therapy, Solution‐Focused Brief therapy, Narrative therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and using a Strengths Based approach
  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) and First Aid required
  • Ability to flex your schedule and work some evenings
  • Great team orientation and collaboration skills

YW Calgary is committed to providing an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace where all employees, volunteers and clients feel valued and respected, whatever their race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, ancestry, or place of origin. 

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