Mental Health Therapist, Family Therapy
About the Role
CASA is a trusted non-profit organization delivering holistic, culturally safe wrap-around mental health services to children and their families in Alberta. We do this through a team of specialized mental health professionals who are trauma experts committed to delivering outcomes-based programming in collaboration with community partners. CASA’s vision is a community where all children, youth and their families are provided timely mental health care and empowered to thrive.
CASA provides an opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team that makes a positive impact on child and adolescent lives! At CASA, we also understand and value people as their full-selves. We want you to be the best you can be, and enjoy a great work-life balance. We strive to create a learning environment for our teams with the opportunity for career growth and professional development.
CASA currently has a unique opportunity for a mental health therapist to grow their specialized skills in treatment with children and teens with a fun-loving, energetic team!
The mental health therapist will work together with a cohesive team of psychiatrists, nurses, clinical support workers, addictions counsellors and other therapists. This interdisciplinary team has diverse backgrounds in social work, occupational therapy and psychology.
Working with the CASA team and external supports to provide high-quality mental health therapies to children, teens and families.
Building specialized parenting skills for caregivers caring for children with exceptional needs.
Formulating a diagnosis as appropriate, using the DSM-V and other diagnostic tools.
Conducting case management functions, including convening case conferences and liaising with CASA therapists and psychiatrists, community services and other professionals involved with the child and family.
Coordinating consultation to others therapists or external stakeholders as appropriate.
Providing supervision or preceptorship for student placements.
Contributing to staff knowledge and understanding of discipline-specific issues.
Classification: Mental health therapist
Minimum Salary: $42.00
Maximum Salary: $53.90
Hours per Shift: 7.25
Shifts per Week: Five
Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
Master’s degree in psychology, social work or occupational therapy.
A minimum of two years clinical practice in child and family mental health and/or youth addictions.
Must be a member in good standing with their respective professional association or college.
Demonstrated ability to practice culturally-safe therapeutic interventions.
Direct experience with developing and implementing interventions with family units.
Knowledge and experience in delivering family therapy-related modalities such as emotion-focused therapy (EFT), emotion-focused family therapy (EFFT) and the Gottman method.
Familiarity or experience in mediation, couples therapy or systemic approaches is considered an asset.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Adaptability in incorporating new information, learnings and modalities.
Closing Date: November 7, 2022.
All members of the CASA team are required to have a double vaccination status at this time.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting competition number #22-103 in the subject line. While we appreciate all applications, only the successful candidates will be contacted.