MEN­TAL HEALTH & WELL­NESS

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COUN­SELLING THER­A­PIST

In­cludes an in­ten­sive coun­selling in­tern­ship in part­ner­ship with Mov­ing For­ward Fam­ily Ser­vices (MFFS). MFFS is a non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that pro­vides free or at-cost pro­fes­sional coun­selling ser­vices to youth, in­di­vid­u­als, cou­ples, fam­i­lies, and se­niors. The ser­vices MFFS pro­vides in­clude: grief coun­selling, stress coun­selling, men­tal health coun­selling, anger man­age­ment, sub­stance use and ad­dic­tions coun­selling, trauma coun­selling, body im­age coun­selling, par­ent­ing sup­port and coun­selling, cou­ples coun­selling, fam­ily con­flict coun­selling, in­ti­mate part­ner vi­o­lence coun­selling and group coun­selling. • Rec­og­nized by the Cana­dian Pro­fes­sional Coun­sel­lors As­so­ci­a­tion (CPCA)

ED­U­CA­TION AS­SIS­TANT

There is a huge de­mand for Ed­u­ca­tion As­sis­tants (EAS) in vir­tu­ally all school

dis­tricts. EAS as­sist el­e­men­tary and sec­ondary school teach­ers to work with stu­dents who re­quire ad­di­tional sup­port with be­hav­iors, spe­cial needs, aca­demics or ELL (English Lan­guage Learn­ing). Be­come an Ed­u­ca­tion As­sis­tant in just 40 weeks in­clud­ing an

8-week practicum

• Earn up to $27.44/hour

• In-class & com­bined de­liv­ery (on­line) op­tions avail­able

• Train­ing & Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion from the Provin­cial Outreach Pro­gram for Autism and Re­lated Disor­ders (POPARD)

PSY­CHI­ATRIC NURS­ING

Reg­is­tered Psy­chi­atric Nurses (RPNS) di­rectly care for those with men­tal ill­ness, phys­i­cal and de­vel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties and ad­dic­tions. They also work to pro­mote op­ti­mal men­tal health across com­mu­nity and health­care set­tings. RPNS work in chal­leng­ing clin­i­cal and treat­ment en­vi­ron­ments and in in­ter­dis­ci­plinary team set­tings. They need to con­tin­u­ally ex­er­cise sound judg­ment in mak­ing de­ci­sions and solv­ing prob­lems to meet clin­i­cal chal­lenges and the men­tal health care needs of pa­tients.

• Earn $33.56 - $53.14/hour

• Du­ra­tion: 120 weeks

• No wait list

THER­A­PEU­TIC RECRE­ATION AS­SIS­TANT

Older adults are the fastest grow­ing age group in Canada, re­sult­ing in an ur­gent and grow­ing need for Ther­a­peu­tic

Recre­ation As­sis­tants who can en­gage and sup­port older adults through leisure ac­tiv­i­ties such as: phys­i­cal ex­er­cise, arts & crafts, mu­sic, gardening, games, so­cial events, out­ings and en­ter­tain­ment.

46 weeks, in­clud­ing a 7-week practicum

• Av­er­age start­ing wage is over $20/hour

• Ideal ca­reer choice for: Health Care As­sis­tants who want some­thing more cre­ative or less phys­i­cal, Ki­ne­si­ol­o­gist grads and For­eign-trained health care pro­fes­sion­als

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