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Counselor

North York, Canada

We are searching for Counselors to help provide direction and support to our mothers and children. You will actively help clients build coping mechanisms to guide them through stressful situations. Your duties will also include listening to clients, asking necessary questions, and developing effective strategies to improve their lives.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, along with the ability to coordinate with support networks, government resources, and community resources that are also working with your families. The successful candidate will also be friendly and professional, with outstanding people skills.

This position is also opened for Co-op students.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess families through detailed conversations, interviews, and observations to determine the appropriate testing or examination.

  • Diagnose patient’s mental and emotional disorders.

  • Create effective treatment plans that include counseling, medication, or other services.

  • Work with your families and develop goals.

  • Regularly discuss the treatment plan with your mothers and children to identify faults or room for improvement.

  • Educate appropriate coping mechanisms to help clients through tough situations.

  • Record the patient’s progress and change their treatment plan when needed.