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Traditional Counsellor, Anishnawbe Health Toronto

To
improve the health and well being of Aboriginal People in spirit, mind,
emotion and body by providing Traditional Healing within an
intra-disciplinary health care model. (Anishnawbe Health Toronto's
Mission Statement)

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.
Aboriginal language skills considered an asset.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume by 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2005, to

Joe Hester
Executive Director Anishnawbe Health Toronto
225 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 1S4
Fax: (416) 365-1083
[email protected]

"People
With Disabilities Are Encouraged to Apply." (If you are invited for an
interview and require accommodation, please let us know.) Meegwetch to
all applicants. However, only those selected for interview will be
contacted.