Part Time Counsellor

Ripple Effect Children's Services - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Part Time Counsellor Needed: Evenings and/or Weekends

Ripple Effect Children’s Services is a collaborative initiative with Humber College to provide strength based, relational, psychoeducation to children, youth and families who are experiencing anxiety and emotional dysregulation. We offer Parent Workshops, individual counselling and family-based interventions. There are two locations: Humber College South Campus and 194 Garden Avenue in Roncesvalles Village.

The Ripple Model blends both cognitive based approaches and body-based approaches within the context of the unique relationship created between the child and counsellor. As a result, the counsellor must have strong relational skills, creativity, and an ability to have interventions emerge out of the relational context. Training in our model will be offered to ensure a consistency of service.

The potential candidate will:

  • Be a Registered Social Worker with a background in the field of Child and Youth Care;
  • Have an interest in participating in the development of approaches and interventions that address both the neurological approaches known as top down and bottom up;
  • Be dedicated to the relational strength-based approach and therefore value and celebrate diversity in all its forms;
  • Have a willingness and excitement to participate in a developing a new service in the field.

We would welcome applications from candidates who have training and experience in utilizing:

  • Body based approaches: yoga, sensorimotor, etc.
  • Expressive arts, drama, art therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour therapy.

Ripple Counsellors are considered employees and as a result all deductions apply. Hours are calculated by number of clients assigned and supervision hours monthly.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Counselling: 1 year (Required)