Overview

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

Fort McKay First Nation

Branch Fort Mackay AB CA

Position:
Addictions counsellor (Counsellor)
Location:
Fort Mackay, AB

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

Languages

English

Education
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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