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Counselling Internship Program Coordinator (Part-Time)

Counselling Internship Program Coordinator (Part-Time)

Company: Tyndale University
Location/Address:
3377 Bayview Ave
Toronto, Ontario , M2M 3S4

Position Description

Tyndale Seminary invites applications for a staff position in Counselling. This is a part-time staff position, where the incumbent would be expected to fulfill their role at 50% of a regular work week.

The selected candidate will be part of a department offering a full range of clinical counselling courses that integrate rigorous theoretical understanding with applied psychotherapy methods and skills. The counselling program, one of the largest programs in the seminary, prepares students for professional clinical practice in counselling and psychotherapy. The integration of spirituality and practice is a program distinctive.

Primary Responsibilities

The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing a part-time administrative person and all aspects of the Master of Divinity (MDiv) Counselling – Clinical Track Internship Program. The part-time administrative person will assist the incumbent with executing administrative tasks. This program is integral for students and is a key pre-requisite for their graduation. This role includes the following responsibilities, each with varying number and magnitude of tasks:

  • Develop and maintain an internship program structure and function that meet the growing needs of the psychotherapy field in Ontario
  • Develop and maintain relevant internship information and communication methods for the current and prospective internship sites and for students. These communication methods include webpages, handbook, syllabus, e-mail messages, etc.
  • Liaise with the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario (CRPO) on relevant clinical experience matters as they relate to the internship program structure and operations
  • Interact with the CRPO on any matters of inquiry or audit relating to applicants from Tyndale’s internship program
  • Develop and maintain close contact and communication with prospective and existing internship organizations, with regards to new intern positions, checking in on existing interns’ progress (once per semester for each intern) and resolving interns’ performance, or compliance issues
  • Conduct Internship Orientation Session for prospective interns in the fall semester
  • Manage and facilitate the internship application process for students
  • Match each student with available sites that match their preference and forward students’ application to the respective sites
  • Develop and maintain accurate records of students’ internship applications and matched sites
  • Organize and direct the Internship Reflection seminar each semester for all interns
  • Organize, manage, and facilitate additional clinical supervision sessions in cooperation with the Wellness Centre (primarily) for interns who do not have an RP qualified clinical supervisor
  • Update and maintain all internship assignments and documentation forms, templates, and tools
  • Conduct comprehensive evaluation of each intern and maintain accurate records of assignments/requirements completion, and submit final internship course grades
  • With other Counselling Department faculty, share the grading of students’ Capstone Papers as part of their internship completion requirements
  • Advise students in relation to their internship requirements, which includes application, progress and challenges, completion, and professional registrations

Position Qualifications

Education

  • Masters degree in relevant discipline
  • Must be a Registered Psychotherapist in good standing with CRPO
  • Membership (or eligibility for membership) in a professional body (e.g. AAMFT or CAMFT)

Experience

  • Supervisory experience mandatory, with proven ability to mentor students / beginning therapists
  • Demonstrated experience interacting well with agencies and other organizations which offer student internships

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated capacity for thoughtful and intentional integration of faith and practice
  • Ability to effectively relate to a multicultural, multidenominational, multigenerational student body

Personal Characteristics

  • Demonstrated collegial style committed to collaboration with colleagues within the institution and the broader professional community

Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@tyndale.ca. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tyndale University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities; including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. Should you need assistance, please contact the Human Resources Department at employment@tyndale.ca

Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation during the interview process are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for interview.

Posted: December 3, 2021 | Expires: January 31, 2022
Posted Under: Counselling
Career ID: [ 9740 ]