Alberta College of Social Workers

Family Therapist

Red Deer, Alberta T4N4B7   |      July 11, 2017 12:00

Category:     MSW
Closing Date:     09/29/2017
Employer:     Family Services of Central Alberta
Title:     Family Therapist
Address:      5409-50 Avenue
City:     Red Deer, Alberta T4N4B7
Date Posted:     07/11/2017


Family Services of Central Alberta is currently recruiting a Child and Family therapist to provide counseling within a dynamic non-profit organization starting immediately. Position includes:

  • Maintenance of  face to face caseload
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program services
  • Theoretical knowledge and practice of Solution Focused therapy
  • Maintenance of client files and records
  • Facilitation of psycho-educational/ therapeutic groups
  • Public speaking engagements





Qualifications:     • Master’s degree in Family therapy, Social work. Counseling psychology or related field.
• All candidates must be registered and in good standing with a professional/regulating body.
• Minimum of 5 years’ post graduate experience
• Experience and knowledge of mental health issues, addiction, workplace stress, grief and loss.
• Strong assessment and crisis management skills
•Experience in group therapy
• Experience using play based interventions
• Computer skills, including Microsoft Office
•Flexibility in working with clients from varied backgrounds
• Experience in working with children a plus.
• Awareness of addiction related interventions including harm reduction
• Superior communication skills both verbal and written
• Some evenings required
Description:     This is a six month term position with strong possibility of extension dependent on suitability.

Please forward your resume to:     Please forward your resume, along with salary expectations to Family Services of Central Alberta, 5409- 50th Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 4B7. OR fax your resume to 403 343-6407 Attention: Clinical Manager OR email to