Family Services Ottawa Counsellor – Child and Family Temporary in Ottawa, ON

Family Services Ottawa

Branch Ottawa ON CA

Counsellor – Child and Family
Ottawa, ON

*Maternity Leave 21 hours / week including 2 evenings per week (approximately 10 months in duration) * *Overall Purpose / Main Function* The person

*Maternity Leave 21 hours / week including 2 evenings per week (approximately 10 months in duration)

Overall Purpose / Main Function
The person occupying this position will be the child and family counsellor responsible to provide counselling services to children, ages 6 – 12, and their parent(s).

Major Responsibilities

  • Counselling Services: (60 % direct services)
  • Provides professional counselling services including assessment, goal setting and treatment
  • Counselling services are provided using a variety of evidenced informed intervention methodologies based on assessment of client needs and planned counselling goals established with the client
  • Lead and/or co-lead groups
  • Provides referrals to additional resources and collateral collaboration for clients, as required
  • Support Work
  • Attends counselling program team meetings
  • Attends FSO staff meetings and professional development meetings
  • Participates in counselling supervisory sessions and peer consultation sessions
  • Attends other meetings as required
  • Administration and agency duties
  • Maintains accurate files, case records and statistical data as required by the agency and funders
  • Prepares correspondence as required
  • Completes administration duties as required for agency and personnel records
  • May participate in internal agency committees and/or board committees including union/management committees
  • Other duties as required

Job Type: Temporary

Required experience:

  • Direct counselling experience with children (ages 6-12) and families: 3 years

Required education:

  • Master’s

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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