Requisition #: ALB00098709
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $50.18 - $66.63 per hour
Forensic Assessment Outpatient Services (FAOS) provides mandated outpatient assessment and treatment to a client population who have come into conflict with the legal/justice system. The team is comprised of Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Psychometrists, Registered Nurses and Family Counsellors. This provincial program provides forensic mental health services to urban and rural centres throughout Central and Southern Alberta.
The Psychologist II - Forensic Assessment Outpatient Service works with a high degree of independence within broad guidelines and in accordance with program and professional standards. You will provide clinical assessment and treatment and conduct assessments in a wide variety of areas such as cognitive functioning, personality, vocational and behavioral assessment and organicity screening. You will provide treatment in a range of Psychological Therapies such as individual Psychotherapy, group therapy, as well as family and behavioral therapies as appropriate and provide Psychological consultation to members of the interdisciplinary team and to outside professionals and agencies in an appropriate manner. You will prepare reports to the legal system including court reports for the purpose of pre-sentence disposition, risk/recidivism management and/or pre-trial fitness (in consort with Psychiatry).
In addition you will participate in program development and evaluation, staff training and in-service education to community partners/stakeholders, and education/training to other disciplines internal to AHS and within the program in a formal and informal manner. You will demonstrate a commitment to collaborative practice; respect for diversity using a supportive, non-judgmental approach; communication skills and the ability to work in a flexible interdisciplinary setting; conflict resolution, problem solving, critical thinking and leadership skills.