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- Children's Counsellor
- Agency / Organization
- SOS Society
- Contact name
- Elsie Wiebe Klingler
- 193 Quebec Street
- Prince George
- British Columbia
- Postal Code
- V2L 1W1
- Job Title: Kid’s Konnection Counsellor
Surpassing Our Survival (SOS Society) is a non profit organization that provides counselling and support services in a safe and supportive environment for individuals, families and groups. SOS Society supports women, children and men to overcome the impact of sexual violence. We are a feminist agency providing trauma informed services and advocacy for societal change that does not tolerate oppression, exploitation or violence in any form.
We are seeking a sexual trauma counsellor for our Kids Konnection program in Prince George BC. This position is full time at 35 hours per week and serves children age 3 – 13, under the supervision of the Executive Director and the Kid’s Konnection Program Coordinator. The counselling 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 care caregiver. The counsellor will be following outcomes based upon the SAIP Contract held with the Ministry of Children and Family Development, focused on interventions, risk reductions and capacity building.
- Provide trauma assessment to determine objectives and counselling goals
- Provide client-centered counselling using best practice treatment approaches
- Liaison and network with other service providers for multidisciplinary case management and/or referral purposes
- To provide a variety of approaches determined by the occurrence of sexual violence, and/or sexually intrusive behaviours, and/or without disclosure of sexual abuse
- Culturally relevant practices are supported and encouraged
- Provide prevention and risk education activities through information and support services to non-offending parents, caregivers and siblings
- Primary community educator and liaison in respect to child sexual abuse issues
- To develop and coordinate presentations, workshops, lectures and training determined by needs of the community
- Participate on at least one community committee specific to child trauma
- Maintain an awareness of the political climate and its potential impact on the population served through the children’s program
- Advocate for needs of the program both in house and in the community
Qualifications and Education:
- Complete a Criminal Record Check
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Therapeutic and clinical experience related to sexual violence from a feminist, trauma-informed framework
- Crisis intervention, excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Research and record keeping
- Community development and organization, group process and facilitation
- Knowledge of community based programs, services and related provincial and community support systems
- Proven ability to work cooperatively with service providers in the community
- Problem identification/conflict resolution, knowledge of the justice system
- Knowledge in poverty, mental health, Child and Family Services Act, education system
- Priority will be given to applicants from indigenous ancestry groups or from under represented culture groups
- Three month probationary period
- Adheres to constitution, philosophy, code of ethics, polices and procedures of the Society
- Signs and adheres to Oath of Confidentiality
Submit cover letter and resume outlining interest, related experience and qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax 250-563-8303.
- Closing Date