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Bilingual Community Counsellor-Wait List Co-ordinator-Autism Services

Company: Pathways for Children and Youth
Date Posted: April 25, 2013
Closing Date: May 8, 2013
Position is: PT
Hours Per Week: 14.50
How To Apply:
Applications will be received in writing including a resume and must be submitted by May 8, 2013 to:
The Hiring Committee
Pathways for Children and Youth
1201 Division Street, Suite 215
Kingston, ON K7K 6X4
Email: llaurin@pathwayschildrenyouth.org

All applicants are appreciated for their interest and effort in applying, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Job Description:

Pathways for Children and Youth provides children’s mental health and autism services to children and youth and their families in Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington Counties.  Pathways is the lead agency for the Southeast Region Autism Services which serves the counties of Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox & Addington, Frontenac, Leeds/Grenville, and Lanark. 

 

The successful candidate will:  obtain referral information and conduct assessments and admissions to service; assist families waiting for assessments, determination of eligibility and/or Intensive Behaviour Intervention services; provide support and intervention services in collaboration with regional program staff as required; assess co-ordinate and link families to formal and informal resources within their communities; conduct regular Parent Education sessions.


Work Site Location:
Kingston, and will be required to provide some services across the region.
Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:
Qualifications: Bachelor degree in the Humanities (preferably Psychology, Sociology, Education or other related discipline) with additional formal training in family and individual counselling with young children; or Child and Youth Worker diploma or diploma in related field, with additional formal training in family and individual counselling with young children. At least three years full-time experience or equivalent in a combination of individual, family and group counselling and with social, emotional and developmental issues related to young children. Demonstrated skill in applied behavioural analysis and experience working with children diagnosed with autism.

The ability to communicate in French verbally and in writing is required. It is also required that the employee successfully completes the mandatory provincial training.

The position requires full use of a motor vehicle equipped to transport passengers, possess and maintain a valid Province of Ontario driver’s license and maintain vehicle insurance as specified by Pathways.


Other Job Requirements:
Transportation Required
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