NSCCT Committee Vacancies

Statutory Committees

The Counselling Therapists Act requires that the College establish and populate five (5) committees to carry out specific legislative functions.

Registration Committee

Registration Appeals Committee

Complaints Committee

Professional Conduct Committee

Reinstatement Committee

Registration Committee

One of the core responsibilities of the College is to safeguard the public by registering and licensing only those who meet the criteria set out in the Act and Regulations. The Registration Committee oversees the registration and licensure process of the College.

Chair – VACANT

Term and Expectations

Term of Membership: 2 years with the possibility of renewal for a 2nd  term.

Meeting Frequency:  Monthly            Duration: 2 hours                    Preparation Time: 2 hours

Attributes and Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Interpreting and applying policy
  • Knowledge of NSCCT registration requirements

If you have specific questions about the Registration Committee, you can contact the Executive Director/Registrar at registrar@nscct.ca for further information.

To Apply for appointment to the Registration Committee, send a brief (150 – 250 word) “expression of interest” and your CV/resume here

Professional Conduct Committee

The Professional Conduct Committee conducts formal professional conduct hearings into allegations referred by the Complaints Committee. A panel of the Professional Conduct

Committee hears evidence to determine whether allegations against a registrant amounts to a

finding of professional misconduct, conduct unbecoming the profession, incompetence and/or incapacity. If a finding is made, the Committee must determine the appropriate outcome.

Vice Chair – VACANT

Term and Expectations

Term of Membership: 2 years with the possibility of renewal for a 2nd  term.

Meeting Frequency:  Extremely rare            Duration: 2-4 hours     Preparation Time: 4 hours

Attributes and Skills

  • Even tempered
  • Objective and fair
  • Attention to detail
  • Process oriented
  • Interpreting and applying policy
  • Clear written communication skills

If you have specific questions about the Professional Conduct Committee, you can contact the Executive Director/Registrar at registrar@nscct.ca for further information.

To Apply for appointment to the Professional Conduct Committee, send a brief (150 – 250 word) “expression of interest” and your CV/resume here

Ancillary Committees

In addition to the statutory committees required under the Act, the College is permitted to create whatever ancillary committees, subcommittees, ad hoc committees or working groups it deems necessary or beneficial to fulfill the mandate of the College.

If you are an RCT or RCT-C interested in serving on any of the College’s ancillary committees, please visit the website or contact the Administrative Coordinator for current vacancies.

Public Engagement and Stakeholder Relations Committee

The Public Engagement and Stakeholder Relations Committee is diverse in scope. Any work of the College related to matters where the College engages with the public directly or has occasion to interact in an official capacity with other regulators falls under their purview. This may include the creation of media releases, informational materials, and the maintenance of the College website. Click here to review the Public Engagement and Stakeholder Relations Committee Terms of Reference.

Member-at-Large — 3 VACANT SEATS

Term and Expectations

Term of Membership: 2 years with the possibility of renewal for a 2nd  term.

Meeting Frequency:  As required       Duration: 2-4 hours                 Preparation Time: 2 hours

Attributes and Skills

  • Even tempered
  • Objective
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpreting and applying policy
  • Clear written communication skills

If you have specific questions about the Public Engagement and Stakeholder Relations Committee, you can contact the Executive Director/Registrar at registrar@nscct.ca for further information.

To Apply for appointment to the Public Engagement and Stakeholder Relations Committee, send a brief (150 – 250 word) “expression of interest” and your CV/resume here

Policy and Procedures Committee

The Policy and Procedures Committee exists to review, update and develop draft

policy and procedures at the request of the Board. Importantly, it also acts as the lead Committee on external government reviews of the College. Click here to review the Policy and Procedures Committee Terms of Reference.

Member-at-Large – 1 VACANT SEAT

Term and Expectations

Term of Membership: 2 years with the possibility of renewal for a 2nd  term.

Meeting Frequency:  As required       Duration: 2-4 hours                 Preparation Time: 2 hours

Attributes and Skills

  • Even tempered
  • Objective
  • Attention to detail
  • Environmental scanning and literature research
  • Interpreting and applying policy
  • Clear written communication skills

If you have specific questions about the Policy and Procedures Committee, you can contact the Executive Director/Registrar at registrar@nscct.ca for further information.

To Apply for appointment to the Policy and Procedures Committee, send a brief (200 word) “expression of interest” and your CV/resume here

Note: All Board and Committee appointments must be approved by the Board of Directors