Program Manager / Clinical Supervisor for selected programs North Vancouver office

The Programs:

The Individual, Couple and Family Counselling Program (ICF) provides clinical counselling services
to members of the community who are dealing with a variety of clinical concerns such as the
stress of parenting, anxiety, depression, trauma, family/partner violence and abuse, grief and
loss, relationship struggles for individuals, couples difficulties, and family conflict Services
are offered to clients on a fee-for-service basis on a sliding scale (for the first year of

The Stopping the Violence Program (STV) provides counselling services to women who have experienced
intimate partner violence, sexual abuse and/ or childhood abuse as well as trafficked women
Services are primarily delivered to individual clients and are offered without fee

The Role:

You will provide clinical counselling services in Farsi to individual, adult clients, primarily
women Your caseload will be a blend of clients from both programs and can be either shorter term
or longer term depending on the needs and wishes of your client as well as your assessment in
conjunction with your supervisor(s)

In addition to your clinical work and documentation, you will receive regular supervision from your
assigned supervisor

Clients will be seen primarily in the evenings and on Saturdays. You can expect to see 6-10
clients per week

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in counselling psychology, expressive arts,
social work, or equivalent and current registration with an accredited, professional organization
and a minimum of 2 years of post-master’s degree experience working with women who have been
impacted by relationship violence, using a trauma-informed, feminist perspective as well as
experience working with diverse client needs Training in EMDR or other trauma-informed therapies
would also be considered an asset

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an understanding of how the therapeutic
relationship is shaped by diversity issues and also have a good understanding of the importance of
excellent file documentation practices

Language fluency in Farsi is required for this position as the successful candidate will primarily
be seeing Farsi speaking women


How to apply:

Please respond, in confidence, with cover letter and resume to:

Kathleen Whyte

Senior Manager of Human Resources

Family Services of the North Shore

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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