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Children's Trauma Counsellor
Agency / Organization
SOS-Surpassing Our Survival (Sexual Assault Centre)
Contact name
Angela Gallant
Children's Program Coordinator
193 Quebec St.
Prince George
British Columbia
Postal Code
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

Additional Requirements:
• Three month probationary period
• Adheres to constitution, philosophy, code of ethics, policies and procedures of the Society
• Signs and adheres to Oath of Confidentiality

Submit cover letter and resume outlining interest, related experience and qualifications to or by fax 250-563-8303.

This position closes February 2, 2018 at 4:30pm PST
(250) 564-8302
Closing Date