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Posted July 27, 2017
Little Warriors - Registered Psychologist - Sherwood Park

 

Registered Psychologist

Little Warriors is a national charitable organization focused on the awareness, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse.

We are recruiting for a Registered Psychologist at our Be Brave Ranch. The Ranch offers a clinically proven program combining evidence-based and other therapies for children ages 8-12 from across Canada.


This full time position reports to the Clinical Director and works collaboratively with the Clinical Team.

Accountability Overview:
The Registered Psychologist is part of a multidisciplinary team working with sexually abused children at the Be Brave Ranch. Clinical presentations from children may include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, anger, and low self-esteem. Using individual and group therapy in a range of clinical modalities, the Registered Psychologist will work to promote the child’s optimum mental and emotional health in a holistic and facilitative way. The Registered Psychologist will provide leadership and guidance to ensure quality programming and care for children.

The Registered Psychologist will:

  • Oversee the gathering of all information and documentation required for intake and admission day process.
  • Assist the Clinical Director to ensure all data is gathered and steps are completed for every “data scrape” within the Clinical Trial.
  • Perform professional clinical and standard psychometric assessments.
  • Ensure that clinical outcome evaluation tools are used and all required program/organization evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
  • Assess clients for risk of suicide and other forms of self/other harm daily.
  • Respond to emergency situations which may include suicide or self-harm or harm to others.
  • Provide a psychological assessment/case conceptualization for each client and present to Clinical Director.
  • Establish a collaborative working relationship with the children staff, parents/guardians and secure a safe therapeutic environment.
  • Plan and provide clinical interventions both individually and in groups to clients.
  • Create therapeutic goals with each individual client and maintain a Care Plan within the timelines directed by the Be Brave Ranch.
  • Prepare reports and maintain and update each client’s file.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to the client’s treatment.
  • Monitor each child’s use of medications.
  • Participate in case conferences on each client’s behalf and liaise with community therapists, attorneys, school staff.
  • Collaborate and consult with other staff regarding the client’s recreation activities.
  • Develop and execute therapeutic specific themed program days.
  • Act as client’s advocates in a crisis situation.
  • Gather and provide information on appropriate community resources for parents/guardians to maintain continuity of care, as well as inquiring public.
  • Ensure appropriate referrals are made for clients to community resources as necessary.
  • Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Attend Little Warriors community events, as requested by Clinical Director.
  • Maintain ongoing personal and professional development.
  • Provide coverage for other clinicians as requested.
  • Complete administrative tasks which may include filing, record completion and data collection when requested.
  • Be a direct support and point person for parent(s) and/or guardian(s).
  • Assist in parent counselling as required.
  • Participate in FIT Programming every third week and review results of FIT calls.
  • Lead POD members in compassions fatigue support on weekly basis; ensure program is running efficiently and staff wellness is monitored.
  • Evaluate therapeutic outcomes.

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Clinical or Counselling Psychology. 
  • Registered with good standing with College of Alberta Psychologists. 
  • 3-5 years related experience in counselling/therapeutic role.
  • Experience in performing psychometric assessments, interpreting results and preparing psychological evaluations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess initiative, creativity and strong skills in problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making.
  • Must be organized and able to coordinate and supervise psychological services.
  • Qualified to train staff in Suicide Intervention and/or Self Harm is considered an asset.
  • Experience with research is considered an asset.

 

Interested applicants should submit their CV to:

Laurie Szymanski
Executive Director
laurie@littlewarriors.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest however only those under consideration will be contacted.

For more information on Little Warriors, visit our website at www.littlewarriors.ca


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Posted July 24, 2017
Registered Psychologist – CBI Red Deer McKenzie

 

Are you interested in joining a dynamic multidisciplinary rehabilitation team? CBI Red Deer McKenzie, a division of CBI Health has an opening for a full time or part time Registered Psychologist.

 

This is an Occupationally Focused position in which the Psychologist is responsible for the provision of clinical services for clients within multi-disciplinary programs, group programs as well as individualized sessions. This includes consultation, assessment, interventions, monitoring of progress/outcomes, return to work/discharge recommendations, and reporting. The Psychologist will work in collaboration with other team members which could include, but are not limited to; Physiotherapists, Kinesiologists, Occupational Therapists, Vocational Specialists and Physicians.

 

We are looking for a Psychologist who possesses or has strong interest in developing clinical expertise in the areas of occupational rehabilitation, injury management, pain, chronic disease, brain injury and mental health (depression/anxiety/trauma). In addition to addressing the diagnoses, the Psychologist provides services to address coping strategies, role of mind-set, managing work place stress/barriers, and motivation. They are passionate about return to function and the value that works plays in many lives. The caseload consists of clients who are referred by various funders such as disability insurers, automobile insurers, worker’s compensation, as well as by public health/primary care.

 

Qualifications:

 

Formal Education:

  • Masters, doctoral or equivalent graduate degree in psychology from an institution approved by the College of Alberta Psychologists as a Registered Psychologist
  • Education, training and supervision in psychology practice 
  • Current registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists 
  • Membership with the Association of Psychologists Association of Alberta (PAA) is encouraged
  • Maintenance of individual professional liability/malpractice insurance required

 

Applied Experience:

  • Relevant clinical practice experience preferred, preferably in an interdisciplinary clinic setting and occupational rehabilitation. 
  • Experience working with a variety of third party payers considered an asset (i.e., Workers’ Compensation Board, Auto Insurers, Disability Insurers, etc.).
  • Clinical experience in the assessment and provision of appropriate psychological intervention with a variety of conditions that impact on overall functional abilities.
  • Thorough working knowledge of local public and private health care services, as well as community agencies and resources a definite asset.
  • Previous exposure to the process and terminology used in functional abilities evaluations, as well as job site analyses considered an asset.

 

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work both autonomously, as well as part of an interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Efficiency and responsiveness in provision of required clinical documentation.
  • Ability to understand the funding system and expectations and integrate this into a client centered treatment plan.
  • Demonstrated work ethic, reliability, maturity and flexibility.
  • Caseload management and leadership skills required in this dynamic work setting.
  • Occupational Rehabilitation an asset, Only Registered Psychologists will be contacted at this time.

 

About CBI Health Group:
CBI Health Group is Canada’s largest provider of integrated community healthcare. For over 40 years, we have remained totally committed to improving the health and enriching the lives of Canadians. What sets us apart is our ability to work as a unified network dedicated to the ongoing learning that allows us to foster best practices, improve access to care and create better results for our patients. We organize our teams and services to ensure the right professionals and caregivers provide the right service, at the right time, in the right place.

 

The CBI group of companies includes CBI Health Centres, CBI Home Health, We Care Home Health Services, Monarch House, CBI Workplace Solutions, and CBI Assessment Services. Our expanding transitional and residential community care network now numbers more than 60 homes nationwide.

At CBI, our people really care and believe that by working together, we can aim higher and make great things happen every day.

 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/cbihealthgroup | Twitter: www.twitter.com/cbihealthgroup | www.cbi.ca

 

CBI Health Group is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment and selection process.

 

To apply for this position, submit your resume to Jennifer Muise at jmuise@cbi.ca stating “Psychologist, Red Deer” in the subject line, by September 1, 2017. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Posted July 18, 2017
Synthesis Psychology - Registered Psychologist - Calgary

 

Psychologist Position (Part-Time Opportunity)


Synthesis Psychology (www.synthesispsychology.com) is currently seeking a Registered Psychologist to work as part of our dynamic team in our Kensington offices. We are a busy and growing community of practice, providing counselling for a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, couples counselling, self-esteem, body image issues, and more. We embrace a wide range of approaches and theoretical orientations; our office culture is collaborative, team-oriented and client-focused.

 

The successful candidate will:

 

  • Hold a Master’s or Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology
  • Be a Registered Psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists; Registered Provisional Psychologists will be considered if they have an established caseload (external supervision is required)
  • Have an established caseload to bring with them to the practice
  • Available to work 15-20 hrs/week or more depending on the size of their existing caseload. Hours are flexible, but must include at least one evening or weekend shift
  • Be an experienced, passionate and diversity-minded professional
  • Be motivated to provide exemplary service to our clients
  • Be comfortable and efficient with using technologies to meet client & team needs
  • Work well when team is “virtual”, including efficient use of email and software programs
  • Be friendly and collaborative with others in the office
  • Have excellent organizational and time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • Skilled at booking new clients as well as client retention
  • Be accepting of feedback and open to new ideas and processes

Required Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be involved in several aspects of the practice, including:

  • Answering phone and web inquiries and providing interested individuals information about our services and processes,
  • Meeting with clients for a series of counselling sessions, supporting them through their counselling process
  • Following up with clients and helping them to stay engaged in the counselling process through regular communication
  • Attending monthly staff meetings as well as supervisory meetings
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and interest in assisting with management of the firm is an asset,  but not required

As a part of our professional and reputable practice, you will benefit from administrative support, in-house accounting, and our creative marketing efforts. You will also receive between 2-4 referrals per month, and potentially more as Synthesis Psychology grows. There is also an opportunity to expand into working with our other practice, Calgary Career Counselling (www.calgarycareercounselling.com), if interested (training would be provided).

 

Who We Are

Calgary Career Counselling has been operating as a counselling practice for over nine years. Synthesis Psychology grew out of a need to support the demand for non-career-related counselling that came out of the career counselling process. As a thriving practice, we are committed to growth and creating a strong presence in the Calgary community.

 

 

This is a part-time position based in Calgary. Wage to be determined based on prior experience.  Please submit your resume and cover letter describing relevant experience and why you want to work at Synthesis Psychology to Bryanne Manveiler through Bryanne@synthesispsychology.com by August 14, 2017 or sooner.


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Posted July 17, 2017
Prairie North Health Region - Psychologist - North Battleford, SK

 

Prairie North Health Region is committed to quality health care, focusing on Patient, Resident, Client and Employee safety.  Teamwork, a culture of safety, communication and putting the Patient First is everyone’s responsibility.

 

Our Mission – Healthy People. Healthy Communities.

 

Our Values – Quality, Compassion, Excellence, Accountability, Respect.



PSYCHOLOGIST – PHD (PSY-01)

 

Posting #                      GO-00510320

Position #                     131329

Posted Date:                 May 18, 2017 17:00 CST

Closing Date:              Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Type:                           Permanent Full-time

City/Town:                    North Battleford

Facility:                        SASKATCHEWAN HOSPITAL

Department:                  SHNB-PSYCHOLOGY

Expected Start Date:     May 29, 2017

FTE:                             1.0

Shift Information:          

Hours of Work:             In a 3 week rotation:  14 shifts of 8.00 hours


Salary or Pay Band:      $51.356 to $62.643 (5 step range)

Number of Positions:     1

 

 

Job Summary:

 

Nature and Scope:

A clinical position working as part of assessment and treatment teams in a dynamic and growing hospital setting.  This position involves the opportunity to work with individuals with chronic major mental illness and intellectual disabilities, often treatment resistant, in both the Forensic Psychology and Psychiatric Rehabilitation departments within Saskatchewan Hospital, North Battleford.

 

Specific Accountabilities:

Assess the needs of the patients in the Short Term Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Forensic Service Areas.  Plan/evaluate therapeutic individual and group programs that are consistent with patient needs and unit objectives.  Provide patient assessment and treatment plans (including behavior management programs); psychotherapy; contribute to formal and informal discussion of all cases.  Awareness of policy and the administration of policy is a component of all professional positions.  Consultation with others concerning the problems and needs of the patients in the Short Term Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Forensic Services areas is required.  Forensic responsibilities include remand assessments for Fitness to Stand Trial and Criminal Responsibility, reports and assessments for Saskatchewan Review Board Hearings, therapeutic intervention and treatment planning.  Assemble data and analyze research and clinical assessment reports on individual patients for interpretation to other hospital staff.

 

Experience:

  • Experience in the area of mental health.
  • Experience in psychological testing methods and statistics.

 

Qualifications:

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology.
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Advanced communication skills.

 

Additional Text:

  • Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement.
  • This is a designated field-hours position.

 

To Apply – please submit an application, indicating GO-# by:

 

 

Criminal Record Check Requirement – Prior to an offer of employment, applicants shall be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check including a vulnerable sector query as a condition of employment.

 


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Posted July 17, 2017
Excellent Provisional Opportunity in School Settings - Communities Northwest of Edmonton

 

We are recruiting a full-time position for the current school calendar year in communities northwest of Edmonton.

 

We offer:

  • Strong Supervision
  • Above-average salary
  • Collegial environment and support

 

We are looking for:

  • Provisionally Registered, Registered, or eligible to Register with the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Team player and ability to work independently
  • Ability to provide a variety of service, including providing therapeutic interventions, consultation, and assessment
  • Willingness to relocate
  • Previous experience within educational systems is an asset

 

For further information, please contact:

Harsharan Sehdev at (780)-453-1873


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Posted July 10, 2017
Lethbridge Family Services - Counsellor

 

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL COE17

 

POSITION:  Counsellor

                     

DEPARTMENT:  Counselling, Outreach and Education 
   

YOU are a high-energy professional, with a passion for your work. WE are a high-performance organization that values world-class excellence and innovation. YOU value a relaxed, “family-like” work atmosphere, and strongly contribute to a positive culture in the workplace. WE offer the potential for a joyful work life.

 

HOURS:  35 hours per week.

JOB SUMMARY:

To provide counselling services to individuals, couples, families and groups that represent a wide-range of issues including but not limited to---grief and loss, family violence, sexual violence, child abuse, interpersonal conflict, work-related stress and life transitions; working as a member of a dynamic and skilled counselling team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Include but are not limited to:

  • Provide individual, group and group therapy to a diverse caseload of clients.
  • Ensure compliance with accreditation and Agency standards and protocols regarding services and client records.
  • Consult appropriately with clinical supervisor and program director as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or relevant discipline as well as registration with a professional association.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with clinical experience (2 years) particularly in regard to working with people who have experience trauma, including sexual violence, family violence, childhood and family origin abuse. 

 

COMPETITION CLOSING DATE:  As soon as a suitable candidate is determined.

Please submit, in confidence, a resume and cover letter indicating 1) the position you are applying for, and 2) where you viewed our ad:

 

Email:                    humanresources@lfsfamily.ca

 

Attention to:          Human Resources

 

Mailing Address:

Lethbridge Family Services

1107 – 2nd Avenue “A” North

Lethbridge, AB T1H 0E6

 

Phone:  (403) 327-5724

Fax:  (403) 329-4924

 

 

While each application is welcomed, further communication/contact from the Agency will be limited to those applicants selected for an interview.

 

Lethbridge Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.


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Posted July 6, 2017
Enviros - Summit - Program Therapist - Calgary


Summit - Program Therapist

 

Enviros is a charitable, non-profit community committed to enhancing the quality of family life in Alberta. We engage children, youth, adults and families in experientially based opportunities so they learn and develop skills that foster independence. Enviros addresses a broad range of societal needs ranging from programs for young offenders; family support services, emergency foster care, and helping young adults become successfully independent. Enviros opens minds as well as doors, promoting social responsibility through personal action, interaction and accountability.

 

Summit is a residentially based therapeutic program for youth aged 13 – 16 years. This program offers a strength-based treatment for behavioural issues in an environment where youth are able to address their difficulties and change patterns of behaviour. All program components work toward stabilizing challenging behaviours, teaching effective life and living skills, and re-establishing a positive family culture. Enviros seeks a dynamic and responsible individual to join the Summit program as the Clinician/Therapist; as the therapist you will be responsible for:

 

• Reviewing intake information with the supervisor/manager prior to admission
• Supporting the intake process and assessing presenting needs
• Developing and implementing treatment plans
• Supervision and oversight of client treatment
• One to one and family therapy as required
• Assessment and clinical consultation
• Support for staff development regarding therapeutic programming, facilitation and client support

 

As the Therapist you will support the Enviros community through liaison, other program development and participation, and will provide emergency on call coverage as needed by the program. The successful candidate will bring education and experience in the child and youth care field, and programming and facilitation skills in experiential learning. The successful candidate will have a passion and commitment for working with children and their families and have a team, strength based approach to their work.

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

 

• Master’s Degree in Psychology/Social Work
• Experience in counseling children
• Experience in family and group therapy
• Experience with both attachment and developmental theories
• Experience with experiential learning and adventure therapy
• Knowledge and proven abilities to work within the Child and Youth Services system, High Fidelity Wraparound, FASD Services, Adolescent mental health system and the Educational systems
• Registered/ Chartered

 

If you are the dynamic and qualified candidate we are looking for please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@enviros.org for attention Denise Snyder quoting job reference #1724. This position will remain open until July 18, 2017.

 

Enviros is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.


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Posted July 3, 2017
MP Psychology – Provisional or Registered Psychologist – Edmonton, Northern Alberta and Lloydminster, AB

 

MP Psychology is a growing practice that provides psychological services to children, adolescents and families. We work with a diverse population, which includes work in schools in Edmonton and surrounding area. We are looking for Provisional or Registered Psychologists to join our team.

 

Duties:

  • Provide counseling services to children, adolescents and families
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and parents
  • Provide psycho-educational training to parents and teachers as needed
  • Some travel will be required

 

Requirements:

  • Registered Psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Recent Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Check
  • Driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle
  • Work well independently 
  • Available for a minimum of two days per week. No evenings or weekends are required.
  • Training in Play Therapy and EMDR are considered an asset

 

Closing Date:

  • Until suitable candidates are found

 

Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to Melanie at mpschoolpsychology@gmail.com

In the cover letter please include: - Hours of availability - Expected salary per client hour - Education/Qualifications - Date available to begin employment (Avail. start date)


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Posted June 29, 2017
Back in Motion Rehab Inc. - Psychologist - Surrey, BC

 

Are you a highly skilled Psychologist who wants to work in a dynamic and vibrant team environment? Simplify your life? Streamline administration? Avoid chasing business or follow up on old invoices? Help clients achieve their goals? If so, we have the job for you!

 

You have excellent assessment and treatment skills and are passionate about helping people improve their function and live productive lives. You have excellent communication skills and look forward to collaborating with a variety of other health care professionals and referral sources.

 

If you are interested in joining our team of over 20 Psychologists, and want to work in a lively, fast-paced environment with other professionals who care about their clients and each other, we want to hear from you. Signing bonus available for the right candidate. Must be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia.

 

Contact us at hr@backinmotion.com.


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Posted June 27, 2017
Pacekids Programs - Contract Pediatric (Provisional or Registered) Psychologist - Calgary

 

 

Contract Pediatric (Provisional or Registered) Psychologist – 75 – 85 hours/month

 

Contract Pediatric (Provisional or Registered) Psychologist– Pacekids Programs is looking for a contract Pediatric (Provisional or Registered) Psychologist based out of the North Pacekids Location (808 55th Ave NE), working within families’ homes in the Calgary area. The position is 75 - 85 hours a month, requires availability during week days, and weeknight evenings until 6:00pm.  Position would commence ASAP.

 

Pacekids Programs offers a variety of programs to children in the Calgary area, including our Early Childhood Services (ECS) Preschool and Kindergarten programs funded by Alberta Learning, and our Specialized Services program funded through Family Supports for Children with Disabilities (FSCD).  We are currently seeking an energetic and dynamic individual to join our team as a Pediatric (Provisional or Registered) Psychologist who would be involved in the home-based FSCD programs.

 

The successful candidate will work on an interdisciplinary team and will be responsible for the planning and implementation of behaviour related programming that meets the unique needs of the children and families with whom they work.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coaching and consulting with families’ in the home setting and providing appropriate strategies and recommendations for a child’s programming
  • Conducting screenings and assessments of preschool and school-aged children using formal and informal assessments
  • Developing functional, multidisciplinary service plan goals that promote parent education and empowerment
  • Monitoring and updating program plans and participating in meetings with the interdisciplinary team and families
  • Collaborating with families, interdisciplinary team members, teachers and Child Development Assistants to target goals in a variety of settings
  • Train team members on data gathering and implementation of the intervention programs using hands-on, role-play, etc.
  • Attend staff meetings and other trainings
  • Work collaboratively and communicate clearly with families, other therapists and other members of the Pacekids team
  • Providing regular assessment and treatment update reports
  • Providing education and training to Pacekids’ staff and Child Development Assistants

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Provisional Psychologist Requirements – Master’s degree in Psychology or a related field, in the process of completing all requirements for registration as a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families
    • Registered Psychologist Requirements – Master’s degree in Psychology or a related field, registered professional status with the College of Alberta Psychologists, and clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families
    • Experience working with preschool and school-aged children with disabilities
    • Experience with ASD is an asset
    • Experience working with mental health related diagnosis in children
    • Current Alberta driver’s license. Must have access to a full-time personal vehicle. The successful candidate will be compensated for mileage
    • Clearance from a criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector check. Must be current within the last six months
    • Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with an emphasis on self-initiative, patience, maturity and tact
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate and liaise with families and other professionals in fostering a team atmosphere
    • Ability to act decisively and proactively in a wide variety of situations
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients, families and staff
    • Flexibility is essential given the variety of children’s abilities, family needs and conditions

 

CONTACT

We are looking to fill this position immediately.  In your cover letter, please confirm your hourly rate.  Please direct your resume and cover letter to: Lori James, Managing Director, FSCD Programs at, lori.james@pacekids.ca.

 

Pacekids Programs understands the importance of the right person for the right job, and appreciates a diverse workforce. Pacekids Programs encourages all candidates with the required qualifications to apply for this position, and is committed to working collaboratively on determining appropriate accommodations.


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Posted June 22, 2017
Livingstone Range School Division - Clinical Team Leader - South West Alberta

 

Applications are invited for the position of Clinical Team Leader (CTL) with Livingstone Range School Division No. 68. Anticipated start date to be determined through consultation with the successful candidate.

 

Livingstone Range School Division is located in the southwestern corner of Alberta encompassing fourteen schools in the communities of Nanton, Stavely, Claresholm, Granum, Fort Macleod, Pincher Creek, Lundbreck and Crowsnest Pass. Within our Division, we also have thirteen Hutterite Schools.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Clinical Team Leader works in collaboration with the School-Based Team, Division Programs & Services Team, and community agencies to assist in the development of supports for students and classrooms. Involving a collaborative approach, a continuum of preventative, developmental, remedial and intervention services are provided to students to support learning.

 

REQUIREMENTS:


The ideal candidate will be:

  • A Registered Psychologist or possess a Master’s degree in Psychology
  • Eligible for registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP)

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience working within elementary and secondary school contexts
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to collaborate with school-based and division personnel
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to form excellent working relationships 
  • Ability to complete assessment reports in a timely manner 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work

 

The duties of the Clinical Team Leader (CTL) may include the following:

Manage the Family School Liaison program (FSL)

  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate the performance of the FSL’s 
  • Be available to FSL’s for consultation regarding cases
  • Ensure effective use of resources
  • Ensure quality services 
  • Hold monthly staff meetingsanage the budget 
  • Promote continuous quality improvement


Coordinate the Threat Assessment Protocol

  • Be on-call for consultation regarding all threats (direct and indirect) made in the Division
  • Conduct the clinical threat assessment interview
  • Participate on the threat assessment team
  • Document and track threats within the division


Provide Crisis Response

  • Be on-call for consultation regarding any crises
  • Coordinate and provide crisis response interventions at the schools
  • Monitor aftermath of any crises and provide appropriate support


Direct Counselling/Education

  • Be on-call for consultation to all staff in the division regarding students’ social/emotional health
  • Provide workshops on various topics to staff and/or parents
  • Provide counselling for very high-risk children and youth
  • Distribute helpful social/emotional information to the staff, students and families


Maintain Connections within the Community

  • Attend applicable committee meetings
  • Participate in interagency case consultation meetings
  • Attend regional Family School Liaison Advisory Committee meetings
  • Liaison with other agencies in the community 
  • Enhance the profile of the counselling program and accessibility of service

 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those who will be interviewed will be contacted. Please direct any questions to Ken Sampson, Associate Superintendent, Programs & Services. Candidates are requested to apply online at http://www.lrsd.ca/Careers.php through applytoeducation.com. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Further documentation may be requested at a later date.

 

Mr. Darryl Seguin—Deputy Superintendent
Livingstone Range School Division #68
P.O. Box 69
Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0
www.lrsd.ab.ca


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Posted June 15, 2017
WCB - Psychologist II - Edmonton or Calgary


PSYCHOLOGIST II – PSYCHOLOGY CONSULTANT
Permanent, Full-Time Position
Edmonton or Calgary Office

We are seeking an individual with a clinical, counseling or rehabilitation psychology background for the position of Psychologist II (Psychology Consultant). Reporting to a Service Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the consultation to WCB personnel on the psychological management of claims. Other responsibilities include: reviewing claims and making appropriate referrals to community psychologists when necessary; contacting community psychologists, rehabilitation service providers, and clients; and monitoring of the quality of the services provided.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Psychological consultation to other WCB departments and personnel in regards to management of claims.
• Regular review of any service difficulties and corrective action.
• Critical Incident Intervention.
• Monitoring of subcontracted psychological services and ongoing liaison with community providers.
• Referrals for community psychological services and pain clinic treatment plus ongoing liaison with community providers.
• Assist in the development of best practice guidelines, input into policy for psychological consequences related to a compensable injury. Provide in-services to the WCB as required.
• May have some involvement in WCB committee work related to management of psychological injuries.
• Works as a member of team of psychological consultants with some supervisory responsibility for a Psychological Assistant and occasional graduate/undergraduate students.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology, registration in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists and completion of an internship from a Canadian Psychological Association accredited facility or equivalent. As well, significant experience in an interdisciplinary rehabilitation setting involving the assessment and treatment of a variety of disorders is required. Research and psychological consultant experience is an asset.

SALARY: Salary Grade H8 $100,008.24 to $130,173.60 per annum
(In accordance with the Collective Agreement with HSAA)

 

APPLY TO: Karen.Whitty@wcb.ab.ca


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Posted June 12, 2017
Supervision Opportunity for Registered Psychologists - Calgary

 

Supervision Opportunity for Registered Provisional Psychologists- Calgary, Alberta

If you have employment or a work placement to complete your provisional hours but cannot find a Registered Psychologist for supervision please contact general@supportingwellness.com

If you would like to know more about the supervision program and costs associated please request an interview in addition to sending your resume to learn more.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.


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Posted June 8, 2017
OrionHealth - Psychologist - Vancouver


Registered Psychologist

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Type: Full Time

 

OrionHealth’s mission is “unlocking the potential in people by providing services that contribute to their health and well-being; specifically enhancing productive functioning, self-management, and sustainable work”.  We are a preferred employer offering market competitive remuneration, a leading benefits package, opportunities for continuous learning and development, and rewarding work in a flexible, respectful, dynamic and highly interactive professional environment.  OrionHealth continuously seeks talented, exceptionally skilled and passionate individuals to join our team who share our core values of:  Innovation and Best Practice; High Performance and Growth; Respect for People; and Integrity and Objectivity.

Registered Psychologist Position Overview:
Reporting to the Senior Clinical Practice Manager, the Psychologist is responsible for the provision of intake assessment and treatment services for clients with a variety of psychological diagnoses.  The Psychologist delivers evidenced-based treatment methods. Experience with exposure therapy is beneficial as many clients in the program suffer from Anxiety or Trauma and other Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders. The Psychologist will enhance OrionHealth’s status as a leader in unlocking the potential in people and in the development of innovative practice.  This is a full time permanent position (1.0FTE).
 
The Psychologist will provide:
•    Psychological assessment for treatment planning.
•    Counselling/treatment/education as a member on an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.
•    Psychological case management input and direction to the therapy teams pertaining to initial assessment, treatment planning, clients’ progress, conflict resolution, stakeholder discussions and problem solving, and discharge planning.
•    Quality reporting and communication.
•    Orientation and mentoring to assist other team members to effectively manage clients’ psychosocial issues.

Qualifications and Skills: 

•    Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology or related field in Psychology (e.g., Counseling Psychology) preferred.
•    Registered with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia.
•    Experience with trauma/challenging populations
•    Experience with Psychological Assessment
•    A high degree of proficiency in problem solving and decision making.
•    An ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team setting.
•    Effective communication skills toward consensus with clients, payers, and stakeholders. 

If you have strong interpersonal and communication skills, an interest in working in an interdisciplinary rehabilitation environment with a variety of adult clients, we would love to hear from you! E-mail your resume and cover letter to us at employment@orionhealth.ca.  


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Posted June 8, 2017
Prairie North Health Region - Psychologist - North Battleford, SK

 

Prairie North Health Region is committed to quality health care, focusing on Patient, Resident, Client and Employee safety. Teamwork, a culture of safety, communication and putting the Patient First is everyone’s responsibility.

 

Our Mission – Healthy People. Healthy Communities.

 

Our Values – Quality, Compassion, Excellence, Accountability, Respect.


PSYCHOLOGIST – PHD (PSY-02)

Posting # GO-00511850
Position # 131323
Posted Date: June 8, 2017 17:00 CST
Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Type: Permanent Full-Time
City/Town: North Battleford
Facility: SASKATCHEWAN HOSPITAL
Department: SHNB-PSYCHOLOGY
Expected Start Date: July 17, 2017
FTE: 1.0
Shift Information:
Hours of Work: In a 3 week rotation: 14 shifts of 8.00 hours
Salary or Pay Band: $51.356 to $62.643 (5 step range)
Number of Positions: 1


Job Summary:

Nature and Scope:
A clinical position working as part of assessment and treatment teams in a dynamic and growing hospital setting. This position involves the opportunity to work with individuals with chronic major mental illness and intellectual disabilities, often treatment resistant, in both the Psychiatric Rehabilitation department within Saskatchewan Hospital, North Battleford.

Specific Accountabilities:
Assess the needs of the patients in the Short Term Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation areas. Plan/evaluate therapeutic individual and group programs that are consistent with patient needs and unit objectives. Provide patient assessment and treatment plans (including behavior management programs); psychotherapy; contribute to formal and informal discussion of all cases. Awareness of policy and the administration of policy is a component of all professional positions. Consultation with others concerning the problems and needs of the patients in the Short Term Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation service areas is required. Assemble data and analyze research and clinical assessment reports on individual patients for interpretation to other hospital staff.

Experience:

  • Experience in the area of mental health.
  • Experience in psychological testing methods and statistics.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

 

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology.
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Advanced communication skills.

 

Additional Text:

  • Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement.
  • This is a designated field-hours position.
  • Recruitment and relocation incentive package may be available.


To Apply – please submit an application, indicating GO-# by:

• Gateway Online (internal staff only); or
• Email to hrreception@pnrha.ca; or
• Fax to (306) 446-6810

 

Criminal Record Check Requirement – Prior to an offer of employment, applicants shall be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check including a vulnerable sector query as a condition of employment. 


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Posted June 5, 2017
Journey Counselling Inc. - Registered Psychologist and Couples Counselors - Calgary, AB

 

Journey Counselling Inc.

Registered PSYCHOLOGIST


Contract: Part-Time Permanent


Application Deadline: Until Suitable Candidate is Found


Journey Counselling Inc is seeking a part-time Registered Psychologist with strength in couples counselling to join their growing team. This is a contract, part-time position with room to expand and develop to full time.


At Journey Counselling, we are a multi ethnic and multi modal team, committed to excellence in service, a fun and professional work environment, and a collaborative approach to working with individuals, couples, families, and children through counselling and psycho-educational assessments.


The successful candidate will:
• Be a Registered Psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists and carry a minimum $2 Million liability insurance
• Possess a minimum of 2-3 years experience providing therapy with couples
• Have strong diagnostic and therapeutic skills and a warm professional manner with clients
• Demonstrate ease with online scheduling, email and exceptional organization
• Be committed to providing a superior level of service to clients struggling against a wide variety of mental health conditions and levels of emotional and relational distress
• Be able to work independently in a flexible and cooperative team
• Specific training in post-graduate Couples & Family work are assets e.g. Systems Theory, Gottman, and EFT.
• Demonstrate ability to work effectively with various socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural groups, including high income and/or blended families
• Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrate the ability to provide psychological assessments and complete written reports to legal standards


Hours of Work:
Flexible and adjustable based on yours, office and client availability. Daytime, evening, and weekend hours are typical. A commitment is required to work two evenings and one weekend day.


Compensation:
All clients are provided a professional work space, admin, and scheduling support. Percentage split commensurate with training and experience.


Contact:
Charles Coleman at social@journeycounselling.ca


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Posted May 29, 2017
Hay River Health & Social Services Authority - Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor

 

 

Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor

Full-time Indeterminate

JOB SUMMARY: 

A Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor at Community Counselling Services (CCS) is responsible for providing comprehensive mental health and addictions services for clients falling under the responsibility of the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority (HRHSSA), primarily the communities of Hay River and Enterprise.  Services are provided in accordance with the NWT Mental Health Act, Child and Family Services Act, the Community Counselling Program Standards, and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association standards. Services are intended to help improve the mental health and well-being of residents and their community.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of therapeutic treatment options as well as the skill and ability to provide such treatment to people of all ages and cultures with mental health, addictions, and family violence issues;
  • Knowledge of child, adolescent and adult developmental, psychological, social and cognitive development;
  • Knowledge of the different referral agencies/services available within the NWT for those individuals who require in-patient or alternative assessment and care. This includes knowledge of referral routes and case management techniques;
  • Working knowledge of the biopsychosocial presentation, determinants and precipitators of mental health and mental health disorders and the biopsychosocial presentation, and models of addictions (e.g., abstinence model, moral model, harm reduction model) in order to recognize and interpret findings and determine an appropriate treatment plan.
  • An ability to appropriately use clinical, diagnostic and treatment planning terminology with clients, other health care providers and referral agents;
  • General knowledge of the DSM-V classification system, psychopharmacology and psychophysiology of disorders;
  • Working knowledge of the signs of violence and/or abuse at an early stage as well as current trends and best practices in addressing psychological outcomes of violence;
  • Knowledge and experience working with trauma;
  • Knowledge of current trends and ability to apply best practices with clients for addressing risk factors for addictions, mental health disorders and family violence;
  • Ability to apply the NWT Mental Health Act, the Child and Family Services Act, as well as knowledge of other NWT legislations;
  • Adherence to a professional code of ethics and a working knowledge of the application of ethics in a variety of complex situations; Knowledge and understanding of the community demographics, values, culture, and history;
  • Knowledge of and ability to network resources within and outside the HRHSSA to ensure support for clients and their families; Ability to communicate effectively in a cross cultural setting;

 

The knowledge, skills and abilities required are attained through completion of a Master’s degree in counselling, clinical psychology, or clinical social work (or related field). The experience and/or education of the Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor must include a minimum of 500 counselling hours obtained under a qualified clinical counselling supervisor where at least 120 of those hours are direct client contact.

 

The Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor must be eligible to register as a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.  The Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor must hold a valid class 5 driver’s license.

 

Salary$44.25 to 55.93 per hour (Range 17)

Status: Full Time Indeterminate

Closing Date: Open until Suitable candidate found

Competition #: 077-16

 

In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a Northern Allowance of $2.88 per hour up to a maximum of $5,624 per year. All job offers are subject to references, a satisfactory Criminal Records Check and an Employee Health Risk Assessment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Interested applicants must submit a resume quoting file number to:

Human Resources, Hay River Health & Social Services Authority

37911 Mackenzie Highway, Hay River, NT X0E 0R6

Fax: (867) 874-7133 Phone: (867) 874-7103, hrhssa_competitions@gov.nt.ca

 

If you would like this information in another official language, contact us at (867) 874-8111

Si vous voulez ces informations dans une autre langue officielle, contactez-nous à (867) 874-8111

                                              


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Posted May 29, 2017
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools - School Psychologist

 

We are currently accepting applications for School Psychologist

Job Summary:
School psychology services are team-based, non-categorical, educational and mental health services designed to support students in their learning in addition to supporting their adaptive and social skills.

The school psychologist provides a continuum of preventative, developmental, remedial and intervention services as a member of a multidisciplinary team approach within the district’s Response to Intervention (RTI) framework. The school psychologist facilitates the educational, personal, social, and emotional development of students in schools within tier 1 of the RTI model.

The school psychologist works in collaboration with the School-Based Team (S-BT), district Learning Support Services Team (LSST), staff and community agencies to assist in the development of supports for students and classrooms. School psychology services are focused within the classroom environment (tier 1) with interventions within the other two tiers (tiers 2 and 3) being made available through consultation with the LSST.

Functions:
School psychology services play a supportive role in student learning with emphasis on student/classroom observation, developing student/classroom interventions, student program planning, program planning and implementation, and the formal assessment/eligibility process.

The school psychologist:

  • provides collaborative consultation in classrooms, at school-based team (S-BT) and at the LSST meetings; 
  • assists with pre-referral interventions, 
  • provides psycho-educational assessments for students referred through the S-BT and LSST; 
  • provides ongoing collaborative planning for students and classrooms; 
  • contributes to the development and progress monitoring of the IEP, and 
  • provides inservice training in the area of interventions, progress monitoring, data collection and/or assessment.

 

The school psychologist also provides consultative services which include:
consultation with teachers, support staff, parents, students and community agencies regarding student strengths and needs, assessment implications, and interventions through which to enhance learning and interpersonal relations; and
collaboration with school-based and/or district personnel to gather classroom-based data, design or implement instructional strategies/interventions, and/or design and implement behavioural interventions.

 

Psychologists may assist school and district staff in providing inservice training for educators and support staff (e.g., behaviour management, observational techniques/data gathering, PBIS, RTI, suicide protocol training, etc.), and participate or assist in program evaluation and research activities.


Qualifications:

  • Professional Certification
  • Certified member of BC Association of School Psychologists or a registered member of the College of Psychologists of BC
  • BC Teacher Regulation Branch certification is preferred
  • Education and Training 
  • A Masters Degree in Psychology or School Psychology, or equivalent;
  • Have the credentials to administer and interpret individual intelligence and curriculum based assessments up to and including Level C as per Ministry of Education guidelines;
  • A Bachelor of Education is preferred

 

Additional Requirements: 
Experience and training related to school settings; and
Proof of clinical supervision, training, and experience in writing reports with appropriate school-based recommendations.

This is a position of special responsibility and will be filled by competition.

How to apply:
Please apply via www.makeafuture.ca/regions-districts/bc-public-school-districts/vancouver-island-sunshine-coast/nanaimo-ladysmith/
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