Psychological Assessment and Consultation (PAC)
CASA Fort Road and CASA Centre
Position Details: 1.0 FTE, In Scope, Temporary until on or before April 30, 2022
Competition Number: 20-059/21-001 (please quote when applying)
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Start Date: April 2021
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, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and more? Then we have the position for you!
Join the innovative Psychological Assessment and Consultation (PAC) team that is dynamic and collaborative. The team is comprised of psychologists, a classroom behavior specialist, a psychological assistant, and an administrative assistant. Referrals are received from various programs within CASA and clients range in age from four to eighteen.
Reporting to the Program Manager with clinical supervision being provided by the Clinical Lead, the Registered Psychologist will be responsible for:
Selecting and administering age appropriate standardized assessment tools to determine the cognitive or academic needs of the child or adolescent.
Administration and interpretation of executive functioning, memory, as well as adaptive, social-emotional and behavioural assessments.
Interpreting assessment results and compiling comprehensive psychological assessment reports that address the reason for referral and include evidence based recommendations.
Communicating results and recommendations in a meaningful way to parents and clinicians.
Providing consultation and report translation services to clinicians.
Registered Psychologists and Registered Provisional Psychologists who are in good standing with their professional college are invited to apply.
Previous formalized training, experience, and competency administering, scoring, and interpreting a wide range of psychological assessments, including cognitive, academic, executive functioning, memory, adaptive, social-emotional, and behavioral standardized batteries.
Prior multidisciplinary team experience and on-going commitment to collaboration is desired
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
Prior success with high-needs youth with learning disorders, developmental delays, executive dysfunction, and/or complex needs is an asset
Provisional Psychologists: $34.40 - $37.23/hour, depending on experience.
Registered Psychologists: $38.52 - $49.43/hour, depending on experience.
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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