Here you will find the necessary information and steps to be considered to become a CSN Counsellor
We invite you to first read carefully what qualifications are necessary to start the process.
In order to be considered part of the CSN, applicants:
- Must be in possesion of a Masters Degree in a relevant field
- Have 2000 hours or 2 yearsa postgraduate supervised experience
- Have a license for independant clinical practose
- Have access to a place to practice
- Posses appropriate/relevant skills and experience with regard to the international/expatriate character of the group and its referral base
- Have near-native language fluency in English or another non-Dutch language
- Be able to be on-call at least once a year for a one month period (depending on numbers within the CSN this can fluctuate)
- Be prepared to make an annual contribution of € 100 to ACCESS, to be invoices annually
- Abide by the ACCESS CSN Policies (available upon request)
To apply to the CSN
If you meet the above then we kindly invite applicants to submit a copy of their degree together with a letter explaining why they should be considered, including list of relevant languages, areas of specialisation and regional location (CSN requires greater representation outside of The Hague/Amsterdam area.
Initial application, correspondence will be via the CSN Coordinator (an ACCESS Volunteer), via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications details will be forwarded to a sub-committe of the CSN which will review and contact the applicant about an interview date.
This sub-committee will present suitable candidates to the CSN for approval.
The candidates will be informed by the Coordinator of their status, and invoices accordingly
All Counsellors are given an ACCESS mark allowing them to claim that they are "Helping ACCESS help you ..."
For a pdf version of these
requirements, the process, please click here.