Fort McKay First Nation Addictions counsellor (Counsellor) Temporary in Fort Mackay, AB

Fort McKay First Nation

Branch Fort Mackay AB CA

Addictions counsellor (Counsellor)
Fort Mackay, AB

Languages English Education Completion of high school; Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training . Credentials (certificates, licences,



Completion of high school; Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training . Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate . Experience
2 years to less than 3 years . Work Setting
Community service organization; Counselling centres; Family therapy centres . Area of Counselling Specialization
Anger management; Anxiety/panic; Behaviour disorders; Bereavement; Career; Conflict resolution; Childhood and adolescent issues; Depression; Family and marriage; Life transitions; Personal growth and self-development; Rehabilitation; Sexual abuse and trauma recovery; Sexual dysfunction; Stress management; Substance abuse; Crisis intervention; Compulsive gambling; Cross cultural issues . Type of Clients
Adolescents; Couples; Seniors; Families; Adults; Children; Females; Males; Aboriginal groups; Culturally diverse groups; Young offenders; Persons with intellectual disabilities; Persons with physical disabilities; Persons with mental health disabilities; Persons with learning disabilities . Specific Skills
Interview clients; Prepare case histories; Assess clients’ problems; Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them; Counsel clients and provide psychotherapy; Evaluate effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions; Evaluate clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and movement towards defined objectives; Follow up results of counselling programs and clients’ adjustment; Provide public education; Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia; Write reports (assessment, follow-up, progress, court reports, etc.); Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals; Knowledge of 12 step philosophy; Liaise with communities; Facilitate groups; Teach life skills; Provide expert witness testimony in court proceedings . Additional Skills
Perform administrative tasks; Use computer applications . Security and Safety
Bondable; Criminal record check; Child welfare check; Driving record check (abstract) . Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure; Tight deadlines; Large caseload; Large workload . Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver’s licence; Vehicle supplied by employer; Travel expenses paid by employer; Public transportation is not available . Work Location Information
Rural community; Remote location; Willing to relocate . Essential Skills
Reading text; Document use; Numeracy; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making; Critical thinking; Job task planning and organizing; Significant use of memory; Finding information; Computer use; Continuous learning .

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Fort Mackay, AB, CA
Posted on: 2014-12-17
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