Needed: Alberta Addiction Counsellor Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) 

Compass Exam is currently recruiting 6-10 Alberta Addiction Counsellor Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for a committee to support the development of an entry-to-practice Addictions counsellor Competency Exam. 

Diversity within committee needs to include: 

  • New graduate recently entered field,

  • Well-seasoned professional, 

  • Addiction Counsellor Educator from post-secondary, 

  • Diverse modalities (CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Sensori Motor Approach, Existential…) 

  • Diversity of experience providing Addiction Counselling services to: groups, family, individuals, age range children-adult

  • Diversity of experience providing Addiction Counselling services within various settings such as outpatient, inpatient, outreach, schools, community, detox, supervised consumption sites

  • Sensitivity to culture: aboriginal and other sub-culture groups (homeless, disenfranchised, refugees…)

Applications are processed through Compass Exam for selection of the committee. 

  • SMEs needs to be collegial, respectful, humorous, creative, speak to their issues confidently and respectfully while standing their ground (not getting into group thinking)

  • Commit to a 2 year term

More information on the COMPASS Centre for Examination Development is available at www.compassexams.ca



Application:





Nicole Imgrund