Mental Health Therapist
CASA Day Programs
Position Details: 0.87 FTE, In-Scope, Permanent (This position follows the EPSB calendar – 7 paid weeks off in the summer, 2 paid weeks at Christmas and 1 week for Easter break).
Start Date: August 23, 2021
Competition Number: 21-028 (please quote when applying)
Closing Date: Open until a suitable applicant is found
Looking for a challenging position helping with children and adolescents with complex mental health issues? Want to work with a multi-disciplinary team including a Speech-Language Pathologist, an Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrists, Nurse(s), Psychologists, Social Workers, Educators and more? Then we have the position for you! This position is shared between both of CASA’s tertiary-level day treatment programs. The majority of your time is focused on supporting a small caseload in the Adolescent Day Program, with a minority supporting groups in the Children’s Day Program at CASA.
The Mental Health Therapist will assess and treat complex patients and their families in an outpatient day treatment setting using a broad range of therapeutic skills. The therapist works closely with other CASA staff and physicians to deliver high quality bio-psycho-social individual, group and family interventions. The therapist functions as a team member and collaborates with outside agencies and programs to deliver care in a trauma informed family centered manner.
Besides being a learning organization, CASA provides lots of opportunities for innovation and developing groups, come and join the team!
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.
Previous experience in an ambulatory setting/program that provided bio-psycho-social intervention
Experience with CBT and DBT an asset
A commitment to best practice and knowledge of evidence informed mental health services
An ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
$34.40- $49.43 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. We also have a registered pension plan in which CASA contributes to almost 4.5% along with your contributions! 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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