Capital Therapy Services Inc. Community mental health worker Full Time in Halifax, NS

Capital Therapy Services Inc.

Branch Halifax NS CA

Community mental health worker
Halifax, NS

Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma; Type of Community or Social Service. Human Services Diploma; Liaise with other social services agencies and health care…



Some university; Completion of university . Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma; Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma; Human Services Diploma; Chemical Dependency Counselling Training/Certification; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate . Experience
5 years or more . Work Setting
Community or neighbourhood centre; Mental health institution or clinic; Correctional facility; Government agency . Target Groups or Clients
Young offenders; Persons with mental health disabilities . Type of Community or Social Service
Corrections; Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders); Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance); Volunteer coordination; Crime prevention . Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories; Appraise clients’ needs or eligibility for specific services; Implement life skills workshops; Assess client’s relevant skill strengths and development needs; Conduct follow-up assessments; Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Assist offenders in pre-release and release planning; Conduct individual and group counselling sessions; Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients; Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs . Security and Safety
Enhanced reliability security clearance; Confidential security clearance; Criminal record check . Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation; Own vehicle; Valid driver’s licence . Essential Skills
Reading text; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making; Computer use .

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-23
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