Classroom Behavioural Specialist
Children's Day Program
CASA Centre

Position Details: 0.87 FTE*, In Scope, Permanent 

*This position follows the Edmonton Public School Board academic calendar. The program is closed for 7 weeks during the summer. Staff work full-time hours from September to June.

Competition Number: 21-059​

Closing Date: Open until a suitable applicant is found      

 

Description:   

The Classroom Behaviour Specialist works with a multidisciplinary team to promote the educational success, adaptive behaviour, mental health, and well-being of children and families by providing timely behavioural analysis, modification, and coaching for families or allied professionals caring for children with suspected or diagnosed learning disability, developmental delay, or executive dysfunction. 

 

The Classroom Behaviour Specialist nurtures collaborative linkages with community partners including education through consultation, liaison and coaching.  This position requires knowledge and experience of evidence based therapeutic and educational theory and understanding of how to implement/put into practice.

 

  • Develops and implements specialized individual treatment plans for children with learning disabilities, developmental delay, or executive dysfunction using a variety of treatment approaches with a heavy emphasis on effective, evidence based behavioural principles.

  • Contributes as a member of a multi-disciplinary clinical team whose purpose is assessment, treatment, behavioural analysis, case review, therapeutic intervention and consultation.

  • Develops and implements program planning through collaboration with community stakeholders and partners.

  • Contributes to the development and use of performance indicators and other activities related to continuous quality improvement.

  • Implements therapeutic models of individual, group as well as family therapy

 

Requirements

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. psychology, social work, child and youth care, education)

  • 3 -5 years practical experience in an educational or children’s mental health treatment setting with a particular emphasis on dual diagnosis, learning disability, developmental delay, and executive dysfunction.

  • Current / former teacher’s certificate preferred.

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills and ability to self-reflect as it relates to working with a demanding environment.

  • Excellent assessment and treatment skills.

  • Excellent case management skills

  • Strong critical thinking skills.

  • Strong grasp of the principles of evidence-based practice

  • Expertise and experience in the education, behavioural analysis and modification, strategy development and coaching families / allied professionals for children with dual diagnoses, learning disabilities, developmental delay, and executive dysfunction

  • Respect for other disciplines and an ability to work collaboratively with diverse interest groups.

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Salary:                              

$26.29 – $32.57 per hour depending on education and experience

Benefits:        

We are a learning organization that promotes and provides educational opportunities for staff.

Our employee benefit package consists of excellent extended health and dental benefits – including acupuncture and massage - life insurance, short term and long term disability. These benefits and more are available to you after your first 90 days with CASA.

 

Disclaimer

We appreciate your interest in CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. CASA is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only those candidates permissible to work in Canada are applicable to this position.   

                    

Submit your resume: employment@casaservices.org