Employment offer

Employment offer

EMPLOYMENT OFFER: Community Mental Health Counselor  5 days/week (35 hours) (including 2 evenings) 1 year maternity leave replacement contract starting June 26th 2017 Friends for Mental Health, West Island (an association that helps families and friends who have a loved one with a mental illness) is seeking a full time counselor.  In addition to education and support groups, we offer short or medium term psychosocial support to help families in order for them to better cope with the mental illness of their loved one. Qualifications Masters degree in psychology, bachelor in social work or related field Excellent knowledge of mental health (youth and adult) and strong counseling skills Good judgment, empathy, flexibility, organizational skills, autonomous and able to take initiative, good writing skills, ability to analyze and synthesize Bilingual a must Minimum 2 years of experience (family experience an asset) Desire to work in a community organization Experience and enthusiasm for working with children aged 7-18 as well as adults Salary:  20.00$/hour, negotiable depending on experience Send C.V. to: asmfmh@qc.aira.com before June 9th...

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We are moving

We are moving

Why moving to Beaconsfield ? Friends has occupied these premises for over 25 years and truthfully, the City of Dorval has continuously gone beyond the call of duty and has been, indisputably, a landlord second to none. However, the building has quite naturally deteriorated after so many years of housing its community activities and it will, of necessity, be demolished as soon as we vacate the premises. So, the next few months will be a period of beautiful transformation. The new offices in Beaconsfield will transition into our new home providing you and us with a facelift… we do not mind the change because it leads us to new beginnings. What is the new address ? Suite 121, 186 Sutton Pl, Beaconsfield, QC H9W 5S3 How to get to our new office ? If you are coming from –  Highway 20 Westbound: – Highway 20 Eastbound: – Highway 40:  We also changed our email If you want to contact us, don’t forget to use our new email:...

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Training for Caregivers: How To Set Healthy Boundaries

Training for Caregivers: How To Set Healthy Boundaries

Training for Caregivers: How To Set Healthy Boundaries Come join a 6-session workshop for caregivers of someone with a mental illness. We will focus on defining your boundaries and exploring the obstacles to setting limits. We will explore these themes through several activities, discussions and self-reflections. In English Must Register Fees: $10 April 25th – May 30th 2017 Tuesdays, 6:30 –...

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Preserving your Mental Health as a Caregiver: Lessening the Burden (in French)

Preserving your Mental Health as a Caregiver: Lessening the Burden (in French)

Training for Caregivers Preserving your Mental Health as a Caregiver: Lessening the Burden Come join a 6 week workshop that will focus on tools and skills to build resiliency into the daily lives of caregivers of someone with a mental illness. The goal is to help individuals preserve, improve on and develop ways of coping with the challenges surrounding their role as a caregiver. We will focus on the origin of depression and anxiety amongst family members and caregivers, ways to prevent them, and how and where to reach out for help. In French Must register Fees: $10 May 10th – June 14th 2017 Wednesdays, 6:30 –...

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Bipolar Disorder Training for Caregivers

Bipolar Disorder Training for Caregivers

Training for Caregivers Bipolar Disorder: What it is and how to better manage it? This 11 week psychoeducational program has been designed to help family members with a loved one suffering from Bipolar Disorder. Each class includes theory, discussion and participation. Workshop Outline • What is Bipolar Disorder? • Types of Bipolar Disorder • What causes Bipolar Disorder? • How are families affected? • Main treatments of Bipolar Disorder • Development of skills and attitudes for families • Dual diagnosis • How to help your loved one manage Bipolar Disorder • Navigating the mental health system • Recovery and preventing recurrence In English Must register Fees: $20 April 4th to June 13th 2017 Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30...

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