Woman’s Opioid Addiction Therapist, External Posting
Full Time (5 days per week- evening work required), Permanent
Posting Date: November 06, to November 20, 2017
Position: Under the supervision of the Manager, of Addictions Services the Woman’s Opioid Addiction
Therapist ensures and coordinates access to available and appropriate addiction treatment, health care,
and social services for pregnant and parenting women with opioid addictions.
Ø BA/BSW or College Diploma in social service field combined with one year relevant experience;
Ø Registration with a regulatory college that grants the ability to practice psychotherapy preferred.
Ø Related clinical experience in the provision of addiction treatment from a feminist perspective.
Ø In addition, specialized training in counselling/treatment/case-management for pregnant women with addictions and pregnancy and parenting issues as well as trauma treatment, knowledge of withdrawal management treatment programs and parenting education and life skills development would be an asset.
Ø Special training or experience in the methods of group education
Ø Graduate training and experience with emphasis on social and behavioural sciences
Ø Skills in teaching and program design
Ø Ability to lead discussions, conceptualize and communicate effectively
Ø Knowledge of personality theory, development psychology, family system theory, family development, group dynamics and learning theory
Ø Ability to provide culturally safe and competent services to peoples of Indigenous heritage
Ø Valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
Ø Bilingual Imperative
The Community Counselling Centre welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities;
accommodations are available on request for candidates participating in the selection process.
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