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Program Therapist

Calgary   |      April 11, 2018 12:00

Category:     SW Dip, BSW, MSW
Closing Date:     05/01/2018
Employer:     Enviros
Title:     Program Therapist
Address:      #220, 3115 12 ST NE
City:     Calgary
Date Posted:     04/11/2018
Salary:     To be determined
Summary:    

Enviros is a charitable, non-profit community committed to enhancing the quality of family life in Alberta.  We engage children, youth, adults and families in experientially based opportunities so they learn and develop skills that foster independence.  Enviros addresses a broad range of societal needs ranging from programs for young offenders; family support services, emergency foster care, and helping young adults become successfully independent.  Enviros opens minds as well as doors, promoting social responsibility through personal action, interaction and accountability.

 

Enviros Base Camp provides a wilderness based addictions treatment program for youth within the province of Alberta.  Located northwest of Cochrane our Base Camp program is an intensive, adventure based wilderness program for co-ed youth aged 13-18 and their families.  This program provides support for healing from substance abuse issues that require residential treatment.  A safe and structured environment is created for individuals who seek to improve their lives.  

Qualifications:     Qualifications
 Master’s Degree in Psychology / Social Work
 Experience in counselling adolescents
 Experience in family therapy
 Experience in group therapy
 Registered / Chartered by the Professional Association of their discipline
Description:     The therapist is responsible for completing all intake assessments, and working with youth workers to develop and implement treatment plans that address the needs of each client. The therapist coordinates individual and group therapies and provides supervision and consultation to youth workers regarding clients and families. The therapist supports the Enviros Community through liaison, program development, and participation, and will provide emergency, on call coverage as needed by the program.

Intake / Assessment
 Intake facilitation
 Review all intake packages before admission
 Determine presenting needs

Treatment Program
 Supervision of all treatment
 Family therapy
 Facilitates psychotherapy group sessions
 Staff development
 Discuss youths’ biographies and treatment plans with key workers
 Coordinate treatment plan reviews
 Perform monthly consultations with key workers regarding youths and families Staff support
Please forward your resume to:     Enviros offers competitive compensation package which includes Health and Dental Benefits, Employee Family Assistance plan, and Health Spending Account.

If this is the challenging and rewarding position you are looking for please forward your resume and cover letter for attention Lisa Arsenault to careers@enviros.org, quoting Job Reference #1752. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Enviros is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.