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Social Worker / Psychotherapist

JOB DESCRIPTION

Community Family Services of Ontario offers linguistically sensitive and culturally responsive counselling and family services to enhance the functioning and the quality of life of individuals and families.

Position Title:   Counsellor / Psychotherapist

Position Type:   1 Full-Time position till March 2022, with possibility of extension

Start Date:          IMMEDIATE

Supervised by:   Clinical Services Manager

Apply:                   info@cfso.care

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide individual, couple, and family counselling based on evidence-based assessment and treatment. Provide crisis intervention, psychoeducation, and evaluation to clients.
  • Provide psychoeducation in group settings.
  • Conduct external referrals by matching client needs with available community resources as appropriate.
  • Document assessment, intervention, client interactions, referral correspondences, clinical consultations, education, safety planning, outreach, in precise and concise English and in a timely manner, according to college, funder, and accreditation requirements.
  • Liaise with referral sources and funder liaison as directed.
  • Support clients through transitions and housing application processes
  • Work day and evening shifts in a roster with the rest of the team.
  • Support the Clinical Services Manager with external liaison and program development needs.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality as outlined in agency privacy and confidentiality policy.
  • Other duty/assignment as reasonably assigned by Clinical Services Manager and/or Executive Director.

Qualifications

  • University degree at the Bachelors level or above in Social Work, Counselling, or Mental Health.
  • Eligibility for membership in Good Standing with a relevant governing body.
  • At least 2 years of clinical experience in an institutional setting.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with domestic violence, trauma work, mental health, couple and family therapy, brief therapy model.
  • Knowledge of, sensitivity in, and commitment to serve the Chinese community in Ontario.
  • Familiar with community resources to support clients experience domestic violence
  • Fluency in Verbal & Written English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese). Vietnamese an asset.
  • Adaptability to commute to locations in the GTA, York Region and Peel Region.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software programs and usage of Internet.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Willingness to work days / evenings, and occasional weekends as required.
  • Student mentorship skills an asset.
  • Clearance from a Vulnerable Sector Police Screening.
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Funders & Affiliations

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