Mental Health Consultant
Community Geographic Team - Rural Services
CASA Fort Road
Position Details: 0.65 FTE, In Scope, Permanent
Location: Edmonton or virtual team members within Alberta are welcome
Competition Number: 20-012 (please quote when applying)
Closing Date: Open until a suitable applicant is found
Reporting to the Community Geographic Team (CGT) Program Manager, the Mental Health Consultant works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team members to ensure success in the areas of coaching, mentoring, education and consultation in children's mental health service delivery to professionals involved with the Community Geographic Team project. The Community Geographic Team enhances capacity to both mental health and allied health professionals who provide treatment and assessment to children and their families in the north and central east zones of Alberta.
The Mental Health Consultant has a clinical knowledge base in children's mental health assessment and treatment, and proven complex clinical decision making skills necessary to perform as an effective consultant in the field of children’s mental health. The Mental Health Consultant supports the well-being of children and families by providing timely education, training, and consultation to professionals who are working with children’s mental health issues.
This flexible position is geared to the personal and professional strengths of the employee to focus on providing either children’s mental health education, consultation or both. Education duties may include preparation and delivery of content in areas relating to children’s mental health, consultation duties may include consultation on specific children and families to professionals working in the region. These duties may be performed in person, through videoconference, or teleconference. Team support and training are provided.
Graduate degree in Psychology or Social Work (psychosocial intervention designation is required), or a Graduate degree in Occupational Therapy or Nursing with a strong Mental Health background.
Must be a member in good standing with their respective professional association/college.
5-7 years of experience in a children’s mental health treatment setting
Demonstrated competence in children’s mental health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
Established expertise in an evidence-based treatment modality is preferred
Demonstrated leadership, coaching and mentoring skills
Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle, as travel is required
Basic technology skills are an asset but training is provided.
$40.57 - $51.49 per hour depending on education and experience
We are a learning organization that promotes and provides educational opportunities for staff.
Our employee benefit package consisting 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
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.
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