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Addictions Counsellor

  • Job Type:
  • Organization:
    Sage Health Centre
  • Website:
    Sage Health
  • Contact:
    Sue Adamson
  • Location:
    Kamloops , BC
  • Deadline:
    Jun 30, 2018
  • Full/Part Time:
  • Details:

We currently have an exciting opportunity with our clinical team at Sage Health Centre located in Kamloops. BC. Sage Health Centre is a licensed private agency that provides a customized abstinence-based residential addictions treatment program for men and women. Our evidence-based treatment approach focuses on stabilization in early recovery by integrating holistic modalities, 12 step/SMART program concepts, and psycho-educational strategies and skills sets for relapse prevention and aftercare. All therapeutic groups, individual counselling sessions, and psycho-educational components are presented from a strengths perspective that motivate clients to define and utilize their existing skills and assets which promotes self-efficacy in their recovery process. Position: The successful candidate will be supported by our clinical team wtih case management, and training in completing comprehensive bio/psycho/social assessments, one on one counselling, and group facilitation. Qualifications: • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field – BSW, BA Psychology, BA Counselling • Understanding of DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 • Addiction specific certification is an asset Experience: • Minimum two years addiction counselling or experience in a related field is an asset • Experience in facilitating psycho-educational/therapeutic groups is an asset • Understanding of 12 step/SMART recovery programs is an asset Compensation: • Full time – 40 hours/week • Day shift (8:30 – 4:30) Mon-Fri – some weekends may be required • $28/hour during three month probation • $29/hour plus full benefits package after three month probation · Yearly raises from $30 - $35/hour Application Deadline: June 30, 2018 Please forward resumes to

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