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Registered Clincial Social Worker

Ardrossan   |      November 03, 2017 12:00

Category:     RSW, Other
Closing Date:     01/31/2018
Employer:     Dreamcatcher
Title:     Registered Clincial Social Worker
Address:      53044 RR 213
City:     Ardrossan
Date Posted:     11/03/2017
Salary:     To be determined
Summary:    

Registered Psychologist / Clinical Social Worker

 

Dreamcatcher Nature Assisted Therapy Ltd. is a psychology private practice located on a ranch in Ardrossan, Alberta. Dreamcatcher’s population includes children and youth with organic brain impairments, multiple mental health diagnoses, trauma, addictions, emotional and behavioural concerns as well as people with a variety of disabilities. Dreamcatcher also provides services to adults with a range of life issues. Dreamcatcher therapists work in a natural setting with animals while conducting counselling and therapy sessions. Dreamcatcher is recruiting for a Registered Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker who is cross trained in Animal and Nature Assisted Therapy and Equine Facilitated Counselling methods.  Experience in other mediums such as Talk, Art, Play, EMDR and Sand Tray therapies is an asset. The candidate will work on contract with the private practice starting with part-time hours with the intention of moving into a full-time contract position.  A candidate willing to work evening or weekend hours is preferred and work hours can be flexible. Candidates must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree and be registered with their respective regulatory body. Social Workers must be on the Clinical Registry. Only those applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted for interviews. Dreamcatcher thanks all applicants.

 

Statement of Qualifications:

  1. Registered Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker with a minimum of a Master’s degree.
  2. Minimum of 2 years experience working with children and youth with complex needs consisting of multiple mental health diagnoses, cognitive disabilities, emotional/behavioral issues, addictions and/or trauma backgrounds. 
  3. Must have horse experience.
  4. Must have a compassionate understanding and appreciation for animals of all species as well as for nature.
  5. Must have a minimum of basic training in Animal Assisted Therapy and Equine Facilitated Counselling.
  6. Must be willing to work outdoors in all conditions if necessary, all seasons of the year.
  7. Must be flexible in joining a growing team and be open to balancing a variety of tasks.

 

Assets:

1.      Being of Indigenous Descent is a strong asset.

2.      Preference will be given to those applicants with horse experience.

3.      Being approved providers for FNIHB and/or CFSA are preferred.

 

Qualifications:     Registered Clinical Social Worker. Must have Clinical Registry qualification.
Description:     Dreamcatcher Nature Assisted Therapy Ltd. is a psychology private practice located on a ranch in Ardrossan, Alberta. Dreamcatcher’s population includes children and youth with organic brain impairments, multiple mental health diagnoses, trauma, addictions, emotional and behavioural concerns as well as people with a variety of disabilities. Dreamcatcher also provides services to adults with a range of life issues. Dreamcatcher therapists work in a natural setting with animals while conducting counselling and therapy sessions. Dreamcatcher is recruiting for a Registered Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker who is cross trained in Animal and Nature Assisted Therapy and Equine Facilitated Counselling methods.  Experience in other mediums such as Talk, Art, Play, EMDR and Sand Tray therapies is an asset.
Please forward your resume to:     email: eileen@dreamcatcherassociation.com
or fax to 780-809-1046