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

Capital Therapy Services Inc.

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Community mental health worker
Location:
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…

Languages

English

Education
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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