A Place of Purposeful Field Placement

Are you a passionate Master of Social Work or Bachelor of Social Work student eager to embark on a transformative field placement experience? Look no further!

Quest Health invites you to join our dynamic team and be part of a unique and impactful journey in the realm of social work.


Where Your Field Placement Becomes a Purposeful Adventure!

At Quest Health, we are not just a healthcare agency but a community committed to making a difference.  As an Indigenous organization deeply connected to its roots, we offer a holistic approach to mental health and well-being, integrating contemporary therapeutic interventions and traditional Indigenous wisdom.


Why should you choose Quest Health for your field placement?

Diverse Professional Team: Join a vibrant and diverse team of professionals dedicated to fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment. Our team comprises experts from various fields, providing you with a rich learning experience and exposure to different perspectives.

Individual, Group, and Family Treatment Options: Gain hands-on experience working with individuals, facilitating group sessions, and supporting families through our comprehensive treatment options. Our holistic approach ensures that you develop a well-rounded skill set, preparing you for the dynamic field of social work.

Community Impact: Be a part of a team that is making a real impact in the community. Quest Health is not just a workplace; it’s a community hub where connections are forged, and lives are transformed. Your field placement here will extend beyond the office walls and contribute to the well-being of the larger community.

Meaningful Connections: Connect with like-minded individuals, including community members, professionals, and fellow students, who share your passion for social justice and community well-being and build strong relationships with the chief and council.

Networking Opportunities: Expand your professional network by connecting with leaders in the field of social work, opening doors to future opportunities.

Innovative Therapeutic Approaches: Explore a range of therapeutic modalities, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills groups, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for substance use, and culturally rooted land-based treatments. At Quest Health, you will have the opportunity to witness and contribute to cutting-edge interventions that address the unique needs of our community.​

Professional Development: Access resources for clinical social work training and workshops to enhance skills.

Clinical Interventions Expertise: Our agency is committed to helping you gain experience with a diverse range of clinical interventions, including the exploration of intergenerational trauma and PTSD, to equip you with the skills necessary to address complex mental health challenges within Indigenous communities.

Travel opportunities:  Our agency is committed to mental health service delivery within the Indigenous communities that we serve. As such the field placement student will have the opportunity to travel to these Communities during their placement.

Specialized Training Opportunities:

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Substance Use: Master evidence-based techniques of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy specifically designed to tackle substance use issues prevalent in Indigenous communities.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Groups: Develop proficiency in the principles and practices of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, empowering individuals to manage emotions and relationships effectively.

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Groups: Gain expertise in Cognitive Processing Therapy, a proven method for addressing trauma-related symptoms and promoting healing.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): Learn the transformative techniques of EMDR therapy, facilitating the processing and resolution of traumatic experiences.

Comprehensive Assessment Strategies: Enhance your assessment skills to identify and address the unique needs of individuals and families, enabling more tailored and effective interventions.

Field Placement Supervisor
Joy Koczka, MSW, RSW

How to apply:

If you are ready to embark on a field placement experience that goes beyond the ordinary, we invite you to join Quest Health. Send your resume and a brief statement of intent to our Field Placement Supervisor, Joy Koczka at jkoczka@questhealth.ca​

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and encourage those with a passion for community-based social work to apply.

At Quest Health, we believe in the power of social work to create positive change. Join us on this rewarding journey and become an integral part of a community-driven approach to health and well-being.