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Behaviour Consultants
(2 FT Positions)

Family Counselling Center of Brant (FCCB) is a not-for-profit organization offering developmental services, counselling, and financial empowerment across Hamilton, Brantford, Niagara, and Haldimand Norfolk. Here, we believe that everyone deserves relationship, community, and celebration. FCCB is looking for high performing individuals with a commitment to service excellence to join our Hamilton-Brant Behaviour Services team.

At times, people with a developmental disability and dual diagnosis may express their unmet needs through behaviour that confuses or concerns others. The experience of pain, trauma, frustration or a lack of control can be difficult to communicate and for some individuals may result in behaviours that disrupt their ability to live a good life.

Using Applied Behaviour Analysis and supporting modalities, our Behaviour Consultants offer behaviour consultation, short-term clinics, training opportunities and various groups to help individuals learn new skills, assist caregivers in understanding unmet needs and to develop effective interventions in the home and community. Our Behaviour Consultants focus on interventions that address the root causes of behaviour and reduce behavioural disruptions in everyday life.

Required Competencies:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Counselling or related discipline in social science or human services field and/or 3-year college diploma in social sciences or human services field with 2 years clinical experience in social services settings (Our equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree).
  • Experience with individuals with a developmental disability and with individuals who have a dual diagnosis.
  • Training in understanding the role of behaviour.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma, its impact on attachment relationships, and how these relate to intergenerational trauma.
  • Understanding of service delivery systems in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Designation as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) considered an asset.

Please forward your cover letter & resume to Laura Bergeron, Director of developmental Services by end of day on July 3, 2020 by 4:30 p.m. at: Careers@fccb.ca


BEHAVIOUR CONSULTANT POSITION
Permanent Full-Time Position

Hamilton Brant Behaviour Services, a program of Family Counselling Centre of Brant, offers behaviour assessment, consultation and therapy to adults and children living with a developmental disability or a dual diagnosis. The program assists individuals, their families, caregivers and other supports, where the individual is experiencing behaviour and emotional difficulties that hinder successful community living.

The Behaviour Consultant will develop, model and implement person-centred, trauma-informed strategies aimed at addressing the psycho-social needs and behaviours of the individual. To achieve the greatest degree of success, the Behaviour Consultant will work with the individual and their support network to ensure that strategies and plans developed are a fit with the strengths and capacity of individuals, families and/or support staff, and that they are sensitive to the individual’s cultural, linguistic and social needs, including their history of trauma.

The ideal candidate will have a university degree in a relevant field, with at least three years’ experience working with individuals with a developmental disability and/or a dual diagnosis. Knowledge and training in one or more of the fields of developmental disabilities, autism, applied behaviour analysis, dual diagnosis or psychotherapy is required. A successful track record of working collaboratively with families and community agencies is also required.

Two permanent positions are being staffed, one in Hamilton and one in Brantford. If you are interested in joining a growing, dynamic team, then we welcome your resume.
Laura Bergeron, Family Counselling Centre of Brant
54 Brant Ave. Brantford, Ontario N3T 3G8
Email: lbergeron@fccb.ca

Preference may be given to candidates who are bilingual.

Family Counselling Centre of Brant is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities, by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


POSTE DE CONSEILLER EN COMPORTEMENT
Poste permanent à temps plein

Hamilton Brant Behaviour Services, affilié à Family Counselling Centre of Brant, propose des évaluations de comportement, des consultations et de la thérapie aux adultes et enfants qui présentent une déficience développementale ou un diagnostic mixte. Le programme assiste des personnes, leurs familles, le personnel soignant et de soutien, lorsque lesdites personnes ont des difficultés émotionnelles et comportementales qui peuvent nuire à leur réussite dans la vie communautaire.

Le conseiller en comportement développera, analysera et mettra en place des stratégies personnalisées sur la base des traumatismes et conçues pour répondre aux besoins et comportements psycho-sociaux de chaque personne. Afin d’obtenir le meilleur niveau de réussite, le conseiller en comportement travaillera avec la personne et son réseau de soutien afin de garantir que les stratégies et les plans mis en place correspondent aux forces et à la capacité des personnes, des familles et/ou du personnel de soutien, et sont adaptés aux besoins culturels, linguistiques et sociaux de chaque personne, y compris à l’historique de leurs traumatismes.

Le/la candidat(e) idéal(e) possèdera un diplôme universitaire dans une discipline connexe, ainsi qu’une expérience d’au moins trois ans au service de personnes présentant une déficience développementale ou un diagnostic mixte. Il/Elle aura des connaissances approfondies et sera formée en matière de troubles du développement, d’autisme, d’analyse appliquée du comportement, de diagnostic mixte ou de psychothérapie. Il/Elle aura une expérience de travail en collaboration avec les familles et les agences communautaires variées.

Deux postes permanents sont proposés, l’un à Hamilton, l’autre à Brantford. Si vous souhaitez travailler dans une équipe clinique dynamique et en pleine expansion, veuillez nous faire parvenir votre CV au plus tard le 12 juillet 2019 à l’attention de :

Laura Bergeron, Family Counselling Centre of Brant
54 Brant Ave. Brantford, Ontario N3T 3G8
Courriel : lbergeron@fccb.ca

La préférence pourra être accordée aux candidats bilingues.

Family Counselling Centre of Brant s’engage à promouvoir l’indépendance, la dignité, l’intégration et l’égalité des chances des personnes handicapées, en assurant l’accessibilité des installations et services. Des aménagements sont prévus durant tout le processus de recrutement et de sélection.
En tant qu’employeur, nous offrons des chances égales et remercions tous les postulants pour leur intérêt; cependant seules les personnes retenues pour un entretien seront contactées.


Family Counselling Centre of Brant
Board of Directors – Member
Volunteer Position

Family Counselling Centre of Brant, Inc., in partnership with the community, provides life-changing support through counselling, developmental services, education and advocacy. We support the victims of abuse and those who have witnessed it. We empower individuals with developmental disabilities to live full and satisfying lives, and our agency provides guidance in financial management and debt reduction to those in need. With over 40 full-time staff, we serve the communities of Brant, Hamilton, Niagara, and Haldimand-Norfolk.

Who we are looking for:

Engaged and compassionate Volunteer Directors seeking to play a leadership role in the oversight of counselling, developmental, and community services. As a member of our Board of Directors, you will be responsible for the agency’s long-term planning, strategic leadership and governance in accordance with Family Counselling Centre of Brant’s mission, vision and values.

Our Board of Directors consists of up to 12 volunteer Directors who each serve a minimum 3-year term. The Board meets for two hours on the first Thursday of every month and are provided with a catered dinner. Members are also asked to volunteer three to five hours per month on various committees. Members attend events and bi-annual board-retreats in order to review and set the agencies strategic plan, priorities, and long-term objectives. New board members are nominated at the Family Counselling Centre of Brant’s Annual General Meeting each September.

What you will gain:

  • Ongoing governance training and professional development opportunities
  • A voice at the table in the oversight of counselling, developmental, and community services
  • Greater awareness to the current issues facing your community
  • Professional networking and connections to the key mental-health stakeholders in the region

Responsibilities:

  • Attend board orientation after election/appointment to the Board of Directors to ensure the functions of the Board are understood.
  • Maintain a minimum of 70% meeting attendance. Meetings are held from September –June on the 1st Thursday of the month at 5:30pm
  • Represent the agency in a professional and confidential manner while in the community.

To Apply:

If you would like to support our organization and the work we do in your community, please email a copy of your resume to
Devon Atherton
Communications and Development Coordinator
Family Counselling Centre of Brant
datherton@fccb.ca

Family Counselling Centre of Brant is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities, by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.


Respite/Community Inclusion Worker – Respite Services
Casual Position

Family Counselling Centre of Brant, Inc., in partnership with the community, promotes the well being and social inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities through counselling, support, education and advocacy.

We are looking for:

Individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment. The Respite/Community Inclusion Worker will be responsible to assist adults and children with a developmental disability to participate in meaningful on site respite and social inclusion activities in the community.

Responsibilities:

Provide program participants with a variety of social, recreational and life skills based on the individual’s interests and goals.
Initiate social inclusion through assisting participants to identify their hopes for meaningful community participation and assist them to integrate into community services/activities.
Provide person centered planning to all participants.
Assist individuals with access to community life and activities by helping them to learn how to use and access public transportation or, when necessary, transporting clients in the employee’s own vehicle.
Perform all assigned administrative functions in an accurate, organized and timely manner.
Provide mentoring and support for volunteers and students.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of agency and program policies, procedures and guidelines.
Ensure that work is conducted in a safe manner; as governed by agency health and safety policies and procedures.

 Qualifications:

  • Developmental Services Worker Diploma, or college diploma in a related field
  • CPR/First Aid Certificate
  • Safety Care Certification
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable, insured vehicle

This position will be based in Brantford. If you are interested in joining a growing, dynamic team, then we welcome your resume indicating your interest to: Laura Bergeron, Manager of Child and Family Support Services, Family Counselling Centre of Brant, Inc. 54 Brant Ave. Brantford, Ontario N3T 3G8, Fax: 519-753-9287 or email: jpoplar@fccb.ca.

Family Counselling Centre of Brant is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities, by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

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