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Job Title: Family Services Worker
Job Category: Other
Job Location: Surrey
Wage Range:
Job Type: Full-Time Temporary
Contact: Dr. Brian Katz - brian@the-centre.org
Experience Required?: Bachelor’s degree in allied health professions
Annual Equipment Budget: $
Annual Continuing Education Budget: $
Other Incentives: Please direct resumes to: Dr. Brian Katz, Director of Psychology and Family Services The Centre for Child Development 9460 – 140th Street Surrey BC, V3V 5Z4 Posting No. FS-17-01 Email: Brian@the-centre.org Fax: (604) 583-5113 For more information on The Centre For Child Development, please see our website at www.the-centre.org Closing Date: When filled Starting Date: April 3, 2017 THE CENTRE FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Job Description:
Reporting to the Director of Psychology and Family Services, the person in this position will provide services to families including intake and case management, family and individual assessment, group facilitation, short term counselling and support, advocacy and referral. Family Centred service planning and delivery methods according to policies and procedures of the employer to be used throughout. Duties include: • Facilitate the referral process for families referred to the Centre. Includes providing assistance with referral documentation, collect written information in support of the referral, e.g., previous reports and assessments. • Assess needs of children and families including coping abilities and functioning in family service plan meetings, in other multi-disciplinary meetings and with children and families individually. • Coordinate referrals to needed services including those internal to the agency and external to the agency. • Assess needs of children/families for participation in groups and receive referrals for same according to policies and procedures of the employer. • Set up groups including choosing themes and topics based on assessment of needs of children and families, creating and/or modifying curricula, advertising group, reserving time, space and resources, and facilitating groups. • Provide counselling, support, advocacy and make referrals to needed internal and external services.
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