Needed: Alberta Addiction Counsellor Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
NOTE: The SME’s have now been selected and the process has commenced.
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,
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