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York University

Counsellor/Counselling Supervisor (Sexual Violence)



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York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Counsellor/Counselling Supervisor (Sexual Violence) to work with Personal Counselling Services for this exciting opportunity. 

Do you possess well-developed knowledge of the principles of counselling and psychotherapy and the processes that lead to change and personal development? Do you possess several years of clinical psychotherapy experience? Do you possess 2 years of experience counselling adults on adult sexual assault, sexual abuse and sexual harassment, and childhood sexual abuse? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will 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, workshops, supervision of interns, consultation to faculty and staff, and outreach activities. The Counsellor/Counselling Supervisor (Sexual Violence) works from a trauma-informed perspective and serves both students who have been impacted by sexual violence as well as the general population of students seeking counselling services. The Counsellor/Counselling Supervisor (Sexual Violence) supports and advances both the Mental Health Strategy and the Policy on Sexual Violence.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

Masters or Ph.D. in Clinical and/or Counselling Psychology or related field, or MSW (Masters of Social Work). Registration (for autonomous practice) with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess several years demonstrated trauma-informed, clinical and counselling/psychotherapy effectiveness in a human service agency or counselling/psychotherapy setting. Minimum of two years’ experience counselling (individual and group) adults regarding the following: adult sexual assault, sexual abuse and sexual harassment, and childhood sexual abuse, as well as interpersonal violence such as, but not necessarily limited to, physical, emotional, and psychological abuse.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# CPM-10722.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

 York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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York University
Posting Date: 15-Sep-2017Social Work Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP