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Addictions Counselor

  • Job Type:
    Job
  • Organization:
    Thousand Islands Addiction Rehab
  • Website:
    www.addictionrehabthousandislands.ca
  • Contact:
    John Mamajek
  • Location:
    Mallorytown, Ontario
  • Deadline:
    Nov 24, 2017
  • Full/Part Time:
    Full
  • Details:

Full Time Addiction Counselor position: Effective delivery of addiction treatment interventions with clients of the agency who are experiencing problems related to substance use and/or problem gambling. This might include client intake, community withdrawal management, assessment, treatment planning, individual and group counselling and case management, as well as crisis intervention for clients and family members. Involved in detox assessment/counseling. One on one sessions and leading various groups. Relevant degree, with a postgraduate certificate in Addictions and Mental Health, or an equivalent combination of work experience and education. Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a related position preferred. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients. Ability to prevent and/or resolve developing crises. Deescalate situations as required. Experience in counselling/therapy, crisis intervention, advocacy, mediation and conflict resolution. Understanding of confidentiality of the role, including Privacy legislation governing the organization Computer proficiency in: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills with attention to detail Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check

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