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Turning Leaf Community Support Services Inc.
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University Master's Degree
3-5 Years
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Turning Leaf Community Support Services Inc.

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-Apply appropriate assessment and diagnostic criteria, using accepted methods, including gathering information from family members and other collaterals.
-Develop a treatment plan for each participant based on the assessment of presenting issues.
-Adapt treatment modalities to the participants individual characteristics and needs.
-Explore all available resources in maximizing the most effective plan for the participant.
-Utilize an interdisciplinary approach to treatment where appropriate.
-Provide ongoing evaluation and revision of participants progress and goals.
-Provide appropriate intervention to the participant and the community based on their assessment and treatment plan.
-Provide a range of counselling and educational services including: individual, group and family services.
-Provide relapse prevention services.
-Assess and provide direct intervention or referral to appropriate service providers/programs.
-Deal effectively with addictive patterns of behaviour, concurrent disorders and other mental health, behavioural and emotional concerns, such as abuse, violence, grief and loss.
-Record case notes and produce participant-related documentation, such as reports according to accepted practices and policies.
-Maintain regular contact with participant referrals according to the frequency and method desired by the referral in order to keep them apprised of participant progress and/or difficulties.
-Intervene as an advocate for participants to resolve problems in crisis situations.
-Complete and maintain accurate records and reports regarding the participants histories and progress, services provided and other required information.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Finding information
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Additional Skills
 - Maintain accurate records
 - Perform administrative tasks
 - Use computer applications
Specific Skills
 - Apply psychological theory and principles regarding behaviour and mental processes
 - Conduct program evaluation
 - Counsel clients and provide therapy
 - Counsel individuals and groups to achieve more effective personal, social and vocational development and adjustment
 - Offer mediation services
 - Plan intervention programs
Work Setting
 - Community service organization
 - Social service agency
Client Population
 - Developmentally delayed
 - Female
 - Learning disabled
 - Male
 - Mentally challenged
 - Minority group
 - Personal or social adjustment disordered
 - Psychiatric
 - Adult
Area of Psychological Specialization
 - Behaviour disorders
 - Clinical psychology
 - Community psychology
 - Crisis intervention
 - Counselling
 - Drug and alcohol abuse
 - Forensic gerontology
 - Post-traumatic intervention
 - Rehabilitation
 - Sexual dysfunctions
 - Abnormal
Type of Treatment Experience
 - Behaviour modification or behavioural therapy
 - Client-centered or humanistic/experiential therapy
 - Cognitive therapy
 - Crisis intervention counselling
 - Group dynamics
 - Systematic/interactional therapy


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