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Northern Lights School Division No. 69 Mental Health Consultant Full Time in Bonnyville, AB

Northern Lights School Division No. 69

Branch Bonnyville AB CA

Position:
Mental Health Consultant
Location:
Bonnyville, AB

 Increase awareness of factors that build and sustain mental wellness. This is a Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Term position or secondment commencing as soon as possible…

This is a Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Term position or secondment commencing as soon as possible until July 31, 2019, with the possibility of an extension.
The Mental Health Consultant will:
 Serve as a Mental Health Consultation Team based out of either Bonnyville, Cold Lake or Lac La Biche
 Work individually with their identified school teams, and collaboratively to share resources and to plan for training
 Facilitate collaboration with other agencies, therapists, school teams and families
 Ensure schools have access to the qualified mental health team in addition to other community
supports
 Strengthen the school staff’s abilities to support the severe mental health needs of students
 Increase awareness of factors that build and sustain mental wellness
 Facilitate access to treatment for students with severe mental health needs

Requirements:
 A Bachelor or diploma of Social Services Disciplines or equivalent
 Specialized training with family interventions
 Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
 Knowledge and experience in the areas of Indigenous culture and values
 Proven success as a positive and productive team member/leader

Preferences will be given to applicants who possess:
 A Master’s degree in Human Services
 A personal philosophy for creating strong relationships with youth and families
 Ability to provide support and referrals for students and families
 Ability to provide crisis intervention
 Knowledge of the “Youth Justice Act” would be a definite asset

How to Apply:

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Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • counseling: 1 year

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Bonnyville, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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