Catholic Social Services Large


Clinical Counsellor

Competition #: 12-273R
Job Category: Contract Full Time
Number of hours per week: 38

This is a contract full-time position for 38 hours per week in the new Welcome Centre for Immigrants.
As a Clinical Counsellor you work directly with new immigrants and refugees supporting a smooth transition to life in Canada. You evaluate client needs and develop service plans using a clinical counseling approach and case management model. Through your career, you have developed strong cross-cultural counseling and assessment skills, along with expert knowledge of community resources. Your strong collaborative skills allow you to develop partnerships with other service providers, clients, and cultural communities. As an insightful clinician and mentor, you have honed your counselling skills in order to build on the strengths of newly arrived families, and to maximize success for the clients you support.
You have a Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy or equivalent, along with 3 years of related experience working with newcomers, children, couples, families, and groups. Registration with the appropriate Alberta Professional Association is also required. You must be proficient with computer software, and be willing and able to learn new programs. A valid driver's licence and vehicle are required for this challenging and rewarding position. The ability to speak a second language fluently is preferred.
Closing Date: January 30, 2013

Contact Information
Municipality: Edmonton
Address: 12431 Stony Plain Road
Edmonton, Alberta
Fax: (780) 439-3154
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