HULL SERVICES – POSITION OPENING
William Roper Hull School and Pathways to Prevention: Clinician
Hull Services has an organizational commitment to pursuing truth and reconciliation, decolonization and anti-oppression.
Hull Services has long had a reputation for providing leading edge child, youth, and family mental health services. We work with children, youth and families who have experienced mental health struggles, behavioural problems, developmental delay, neglect, abuse and trauma. Hull offers them an opportunity to seek well-being and happiness, with a focus on mental health. Hull’s vision is for resilient young people and families to thrive within communities that support their mental health and well-being. Hull’s programs and services include prevention and early intervention, family-based treatment, school-based services, community group care, campus-based care, adult services and education and training. Located in Calgary, we have been serving Alberta’s young people and families for 60 years, and support over 7,000 young people and families each year.
For more information about Hull Services, please visit our website: www.hullservices.ca
William Roper Hull School is operated as a partnership between the Calgary Board of Education and Hull Services. We offer highly specialized and individualized programs that focus on development of academic and vocational skills for students with behavioural, emotional, social and mental health challenges. It is our conviction that each of our students has the potential to be a productive member of society. Our program offers a therapeutic school setting that meets the academic and treatment needs of individual students ranging from Grades 1 to 12. The goal of the program is to use a trauma-informed and strength-based model to help students achieve success in both their behaviour and academic programs.
Pathways to Prevention is a Centre for Childhood Trauma that was created to achieve the goal of a future free from developmental trauma. The Centre is an international hub for researchers and service providers in the field to engage in creating a community for innovative research, exceptional training, and education, and unparalleled advocacy to prevent developmental trauma.
We are looking for a Full Time Clinician, based upon a 40 hour work week.
Practitioners will provide therapeutic services for children, youth, families and caregivers to assist with safety planning, behavioural challenges, emotional/mental health issues, dyadic developmental psychotherapy, stabilization, risk management, psycho-education, emotional regulation, service planning and permanency planning.
Spectrum of Services:
- Assessment (psycho-educational -including academic, cognitive and IQ), psychological assessment (DSM diagnosis), parenting capacity, Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics Metrics, Functional Behavioral Analysis, neuropsychological assessment, safety/risk, Assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorder (utilizing ADOS).
- Counselling/therapeutic services- Our clinicians have a strong capacity for relational engagement and utilize evidence based models and treatment interventions including play therapy, art therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and more specifically, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, Accelerated Resolution therapy, Applied Behavioural Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Multi Dimensional Family Therapy, Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS), Positive Behavioural Supports (PBS), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), among others.
- Therapeutic Services – Clinicians have both depth and breadth in areas that inform their practice, including the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, Touchpoints framework for prevention and early intervention, Unified Therapy Protocol, Collaborative Problem Solving, Community Education Parenting Program, Social Emotional Learning, and Positive Parenting Program, including some new research-based initiatives with academic partners in Calgary and other institutions across Canada.
Qualifications and Skills:
- A Master’s Degree from a relevant university program.
- Registered Psychologist.
- High professional and ethical standards, working in accordance with ethical codes adopted by relevant profession and endorsed by the Agency.
- Experience working with children and youth is an asset.
- Highly skilled at building therapeutic relationships.
- Related clinical experience providing counselling and strong knowledge in the field of mental health.
- Case management skills and ability to work effectively with multi-system and interdisciplinary teams.
- Strong clinical assessment and report writing skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and decision making skills, as well as cross cultural competence.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- High level of personal maturity and responsibility; positive, resourceful, self-motivated, persevering, creative and flexible when dealing with change and ambiguity.
- A Police Information Check, which includes a vulnerable sector search, is required (or is in process of being completed) prior to employment.
- A Child Intervention Record Check is required upon commencement of employment.
- Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license (min. 2 years driving experience with a class 5/GDL class 5 license).
- If interested, please direct your cover letter, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please indicate “Your Full Name – HSClinician ” in the subject line of your email.
The deadline for application is Tuesday, March 21, 2023
At Hull, one of our core values is Inclusion and we seek to understand people’s lived experience, holding a deep respect for their unique backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities, cultures and identities. It is our desire to humbly build trust and mutual respect with the people we serve who have often been marginalized and oppressed for their differences. To achieve this, Hull seeks open, self-aware individuals who reflect the diversity of those we serve and can help us build a safe, healthy, inclusive culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, or sexual orientation.