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Posting Number: CPM-8262
Position Title: Counsellor/Counselling Supervisor
Department: Personal Counselling Services
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: F
Hiring Salary Range: $76,792 - $86,391
Maximum of Salary Range: $105,589
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.


The purpose of the Counsellor/Counselling Supervisor is to help students realize, develop and fulfill their personal potential in order to maximally benefit from their university experience. This is achieved through the provision of direct service in the form of individual and group counselling and psychotherapy, supervision of interns as they provide direct service, consultation to faculty and staff, and outreach activities. In the role of supervisor the person is responsible for overseeing the counsellor/interns interactions with clients’, their clinical and ethical decisions and their written reports concerning clients.
Masters or Ph.D. in Clinical and/or Counselling Psychology or related field or MSW (Master of Social Work). Registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Psychotherapists and Mental Health Therapists of Ontario.
Several years demonstrated clinical and counselling/psychotherapy effectiveness in human service agency or counselling/psychotherapy setting.
Well-developed knowledge of the principles of counselling and psychotherapy and the processes that lead to change and personal development. Expertise in the area of human relations and communication. A proven ability to apply this expertise and knowledge in the provision of a variety of counselling services relevant to the broad range of mental health needs affecting members of a large and diverse university community. Willingness and ability to work effectively as a member of a clinical team. Demonstrated skill in the training and supervision of counsellors/psychotherapists-in-training. Organizational and administrative skills with particular emphasis on the facilitation and evaluation of interpersonal communication in groups. Knowledge of community resources and the consultative skills to maximize their use.
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: January 15, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
Extended Posting Date: January 15, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
External Posting Date: January 15, 2013
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

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