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Traditional Counsellor, Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline November 13, 2015

Anishnawbe Health Toronto (AHT), an accredited community health centre seeks a Traditional Counsellor who will function as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary health team.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing counseling to individuals, couples, families or groups within a framework that is culture-based utilizing traditional teachings and traditional healing ways.   You will determine an appropriate healing path in conjunction and collaboration with the client and when necessary with other health care providers through consultation, chart reviews and case conferencing.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of MSW with related counseling and case management skills or BSW or College Diploma with 2 years direct service in the area of counselling.  Candidates will demonstrate a commitment, respect, understanding and knowledge of Traditional Healing and have experience with Aboriginal culture, traditions, teachings and ceremonies. Candidates will have an understanding and competent knowledge of health and other issues facing the Aboriginal community such as the effects of the post-colonial and residential school syndromes and prefer to work in a multi-disciplinary setting.  Experience with Trauma, Grief Counseling, 2 Spirited and Aboriginal language skills considered an asset.

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