Afghanistan Unspecified 1207
Date Posted:Mar 6, 2011
Reference:WVA098
Closing Date:Mar 15, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About World Vision International Afghanistan:

Job Summary:

The Psychologist will conduct regular counseling sessions for children and their families at the street children centre. They will also be involved in community outreach, setting up and maintaining the referral system for beneficiaries and supervising weekly group counseling sessions at the centre

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Support outreach workers to identify children and their families to be part of street children centre
• Maintain a daily counseling schedule with children
• Provide counseling sessions with children's families on a monthly basis and maintain case records
• Provide weekly group counseling sessions with street children according to planned schedule
• Liaise with outreach workers on street children follow up in the field
• Follow a high standard method of psychological therapy (for children and their parents)
• Conducting advocacy sessions on child protection and against child abuse with special groups
• Maintain close cooperation with religious leaders regarding community awareness of children's rights
• Conduct counseling sessions for staff of the street children center about how to treat children
• Any other duties as delegated by supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1: Graduate from psychological faculty (preferred)
2: Graduate from medical faculty /psychological ward.
3: Excellent communication skills
4: At least 3 years experience as a psychologist, preferably with a specialty in child psychology and psycho-social care.
5: Fluency in Dari and Pashto
6: Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.
8: Ability to work in a team environment.

Job Keywords:

WVA
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