17-MH-23: YOUTH INTENSIVE TREATMENT COUNSELLOR
Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
200 Anemki Pl
The Youth Intensive Treatment Counsellor will ensure the current developmental and treatment needs of children/youth in his/her care in a twenty-four hour child and youth mental wellness care setting. The Youth Intensive Treatment Counsellor will actively provide daily therapeutic opportunities for program youth. The Youth Intensive Treatment Counsellor is responsible to work collaboratively with the clinical team to ensure program delivery is consistent with the philosophy, approach, goals and learning environment established by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, which will ensure the cultural, social, emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing of children/youth and their families.
Qualifications and Requirements: An Indigenous Learning Degree, BSW, or equivalent is preferred. Native Child and Family Worker, Social Services Worker or equivalent diploma with relevant work experience will be considered. Three years related experience working with Anishinabek youth/families; three years experience providing activity-based therapeutic interventions to youth including cultural, land-based, recreational, prosocial; experience working with youth with mental health needs. Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualifications to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
Hours: 36 per week