addictions counsellor
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Sioux Lookout, ON, CA
3d ago
source : Job Bank

Bachelor's degree

2 years to less than 3 years

  • or equivalent experience
  • Work Setting

  • Hospital / medical facility or clinic
  • Specific Skills

  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Implement substance abuse treatment programs
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Assist clients / guests with special needs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Target Audience

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Street population
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Type of Community or Social Service

  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
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