124-21: Clinical Counsellor

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 11:45pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

Summary:

COSTI requires a clinical counsellor for it's family and mental health program. COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, please visit our website at www.costi.org. This position provides short term and long term mental health interventions and clinical counselling to individuals, couples and groups within the Greater Toronto Area. This is a full time Union position scheduled to work 35 hours per week**

Duties:

• Facilitates intake and conducts mental health psycho social assessments.
• Provides crisis intervention.
• Provides counselling to women and their dependents who have experienced abuse.
• Provides counselling to individuals, couples and families harmed by gambling, technology use or gaming.
• Provides short term Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioural Treatment.
• Develops and implements a short term treatment plan.
• Provides individual, couples and family counselling to individuals, couples and families. experiencing personal, emotional or mental health problems.
• Co facilitates Partner Assault Response intervention group.
• Co facilitates Here to Help Group off site
• Conduct off site clinical visits.
• Facilitates psycho educational workshops on stress management, anxiety, depression and trauma.
• Provides counselling to youth and children.
• Makes referrals to appropriate health/mental health and social service agencies.
• Liaises with other organizations and service providers.
• Enters statistical client data in COSTI’s client database and prepares quarterly report.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent with one (1) year clinical counselling experience.
• Experience in facilitating group counselling.
• Sound culturally competent clinical skills.
• A second language will be an asset.
• Excellent presentation skills.
• Knowledge of mental health disorders, treatments and psycho social interventions.
• Knowledge of Trauma theory and recovery.
• Knowledge of intimate partner abuse and impact on safety and wellbeing of women and their dependents.
• Knowledge of problem gambling, gaming disorders, problem technology use, and effective intervention to reduce harm.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Sensitive to and aware of the social problems facing refugees and immigrants.
• Must have access to a vehicle.
• Must be able to work evenings.
• Must be flexible and work off site.

How to Apply:

Priority consideration will be given to those on Notice of Recall.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters,
quoting reference #124-21, to:
https://creg.costi.ca/ui/hr/resume.aspx?refno=124-21