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Position
Kid’s Konnection Program Coordinator/Counsellor
Agency / Organization
Surpassing Our Survival Society
Contact name
Elsie Wiebe Klingler
Title
Executive Director
Address
193 Quebec
City
Prince George
Province
British Columbia
Postal Code
V2L 1W1
Description
Core Competencies
• Accountability & Dependability, Communication, Ethics & Integrity, Self-Management
• Teamwork, Problem Solving, Tact and Planning & Organizing Accountability/Flexibility, Communication, Critical Thinking, Team Work, Time Management, Creative and Innovative Thinking, Decision Making and Judgement, Planning and Organizing, Problem Solving, Mediation and Negotiating, Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring students, volunteers and new employees.

The Program Coordinator will provide the supervision, management and administration of the program. In addition, the Program Coordinator will offer counselling services. Services are focused on the best interests of the child, individualized, and evidence-based utilizing credible assessment tools and a treatment plan designed in accordance with the unique needs and potential of each child and his/her family, siblings and/or caregiver. Thus, the Program Coordinator will ensure the best efforts to achieve the following desired outcomes based upon the SAIP contract which states;

Services will focus on three fundamental service elements of SAIP services;
1. Interventions- Using evidence based practices as the standard of case to provide effective, clinical services for assessment, treatment and support.
2. Risk Reduction- Services that reduce the risk of or prevent re-victimization of children and youth as well as mitigate the effects of sexual abuse.
3. Capacity Building- Training and education services that increase the capacity of families and communities to prevent or overcome the harmful impacts of sexual abuse of children and youth.

Services will be delivered primarily though individual interventions. It is anticipated that a Sexual Abuse Intervention Program will expend approximately 80% of their direct service time on interventions, 15% on Risk Reduction and 5% on capacity building activities.

The Kid’s Konnection Program Target Population

1. Children aged 3-13 years are eligible for Sexual Abuse Intervention Services. For children who are survivors of incest or sexual violence, to meet expected developmental milestones, to have a positive sense of self, including good self esteem and be able to incorporate/integrate their sexual self into their overall psycho-social functioning.

2. Children aged 12 years and under are eligible for services to children with sexually intrusive behaviors. For children who are exhibiting sexually inappropriate/ intrusive behaviours to reduce and eliminate the problematic behaviours and meet appropriate developmental milestones. Children have skills and capacity to meet an expected potential in academic performance, inter-personal performance (behavioural and social functioning) and intrapersonal performance (e.g. sense of self-identity, sexual self, anger, anxiety etc.).

3. For parents to be effective though building capacity to manage their child’s reaction to trauma, including demonstrating positive support and to build resilience by reducing risk of their child to be re-victimized.

4. The general community will have access to information about child sexual abuse as a method of developing greater awareness and prevention strategies.

Activities for the Kid’s Konnection Program Coordinator/Counsellor include:
Activities are defined by the SAIP contract as the deliverables from the Ministry of Children and Family Development. They include the following;

1. Treatment and Support- Intervention-Therapeutic Intervention/Treatment; structured, and planned empirical supported therapy and treatment
a. Screening and Assessment
b. Treatment Planning
c. Intervention both individual and group
d. Clinical consultation

2. Risk Reduction- Services that reduce the risk of or prevent re-victimization of children and youth as well as mitigate the effects of sexual abuse
a. Individual Intervention and Activities
b. Training and Education Events
c. Supports for children, youth and families
d. Referrals and links to other services

3. Capacity Building- Training and education services that increase the capacity of families and communities to prevent or overcome the harmful impacts of sexual abuse and youth
a. Information for the general public
b. Community and parent education and training activities
c. Partnering with non-mental health organizations to develop formal and informal working relationships.

Responsibilities for Kid’s Konnection
Program Coordinator/Counsellor include;

1. Counselling duties as outlined in the Kid’s Konnection Counselling duties.
2. Oversee the administration of the children’s program.
3. Review and manage all child intakes in accordance to program mandate and assess prioritization of intervention need.
4. Ensures clients are connected with appropriate counselor based on client needs and counselor expertise.
5. Provides peer support and clinical supervision.
6. Recommending and implementing relevant and responsive program changes in conjunction with SOS staff, based on client and societal needs.
7. Provide support and education for all non-client parents, caregivers and siblings
8. Primary community educator and liaison in respect to child sexual abuse issues.
9. To develop and coordinate presentations, workshops, lectures, and training determined by needs of the community.
10. Participate on one community committee specific to child trauma.
11. Maintains an awareness of the political climate and its potential impact on the population served through the children’s program.

Kid’s Konnection Program Coordinator/Counsellor Requirements
1. Completes a Criminal Record Check.
2. Education Requirement; Masters Level.
3. Relevant Education, therapeutic and clinical experience related to sexual violence and trauma.

Activities for the Kid’s Konnection Counsellor include:
Activities are defined by the SAIP contract as the deliverables from the Ministry of Children and Family Development. They include the following;

1. Treatment and Support- Intervention-Therapeutic Intervention/Treatment;
structured, and planned empirical supported therapy and treatment
a. Screening and Assessment
b. Treatment Planning
c. Intervention both individual and group
d. Clinical consultation
2. Risk Reduction- Services that reduce the risk of or prevent re-victimization of
children and youth as well as mitigate the effects of sexual abuse
a. Individual Intervention and Activities
b. Training and Education Events
c. Supports for children, youth and families
d. Referrals and links to other services
3. Capacity Building- Training and education services that increase the capacity of families and communities to prevent or overcome the harmful impacts of sexual abuse and youth.
a. Information for the general public
b. Community and parent education and training activities
c. Partnering with non-mental health organizations to develop formal and informal working relationships.

Kid’s Konnection Counselling services to children ages 3 – 13 years
1. Provide trauma assessment to determine objectives and counselling goals.
2. Provide client-centered counselling using best practice treatment approaches.
3. To organize and facilitate psycho-educational groups for children.
4. Liaison and network with other service providers for multidisciplinary case management and/or referral purposes.
5. To provide a variety of clinical approaches determined by the occurrence or sexual violence, and/or sexually intrusive behaviours, and/or without disclosure of sexual abuse.
6. Provide prevention and risk reduction activities through information and support services to non-offending parents, caregivers and siblings.
7. Maintain accurate and professional record files
8. Compiling statistical data for reporting requirements.
9. Provide support and education for all non-client parents, caregivers and siblings
10. Primary community educator and liaison in respect to child sexual abuse issues
11. To develop and coordinate presentations, workshops, lectures, and training determined by needs of the community.
12. Participate on one community committee specific to child trauma.
13. Maintains an awareness of the political climate and its potential impact on the population served through the children’s program.

Counsellor Requirements

1. Completes a Criminal Record Check.
2. Education Requirement; Masters Level.
3. Relevant Education, therapeutic and clinical experience related to sexual
violence and trauma.
4. Crisis intervention, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
5. Community development and organization, group process and facilitation,
6. Knowledge of community-based programs, services and related provincial
and community support systems.
7. Proven ability to work cooperatively with service providers in the
Community.
8. Problem identification/conflict resolution, Knowledge of the justice system.
9. Knowledge in poverty, mental health, Child and Family Services Act, education system.
10. Research and record keeping.

Job Description – Agency Centered

1. Attend all staff meetings.
2. Take part in training or upgrading as identified in counselor’s individual employment plan.
3. Participate in one of the agency based committees and communicate to the committee the needs of the Centre.
4. Advocate for the needs of your program both in house and in the community.
5. Perform other duties as determined by the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors.
Additional Requirements:

• 3 month probationary period successfully completed
• Valid BC Driver’s license
• Adheres to the constitution, philosophy, policies and procedures, code of ethics of the Society.
• Signs and adheres to Oath of Confidentiality.
Phone
(250) 564-8302
Email
ewiebe@sossociety.org
Website
http://www.sossociety.net/