Community Mental Health Counsellor

  • Minto Counselling Centre
  • Cochrane, ON, Canada
  • Jun 01, 2018
Full time Other

Job Description




Bachelor's degree


2 years to less than 3 years

Specific Skills
Follow up results of counselling programs and clients' adjustment; Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them; Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia; Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals; Interview clients, prepare case histories and assess problems; Counsel clients, provide therapy and mediation services, and facilitate group sessions; Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions, and clients' progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives; Provide public education and consultation to other professionals or groups regarding counselling services, issues and methods; Prepare assessment, progress, follow-up and court reports; Liaise with community agencies or partners, and identify additional or alternative services and provide referrals
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
MS Windows; MS Word; MS Outlook; Electronic medical records
Work Setting
Counselling centres
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle; Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure; Large caseload; Tight deadlines
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability