Mental Health Therapist

Infant and Preschool Services 

CASA Fort Road

Position Details:         0.62 FTE, In-scope, Temporary until on or before September 30, 2021

Position Number:       20-053 (please quote when applying)

Closing Date:             Open until a suitable candidate is found

 

Mission:

To advance the mental health of infants, children and adolescents through family-centred clinical services, education, research, and advocacy.


Vision:
CASA delivers innovative mental health services for infants, children, adolescents and their families and is an effective advocate for children's mental health.

 

Core Values:

Family, respect, accountability, collaboration and innovation.

 

Description:             

Looking for a uniquely challenging position supporting infants, preschoolers and their families with complex mental health issues?  Want to work within an inclusive and multi-disciplinary team including Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrists, Nurse(s), Psychologists, Social Workers and more?  Do you want to have training and support opportunities that will leave you feeling valued and energized? Then we have the position for you! 

The Mental Health Therapist collaborates with the Infant and Preschool multi-disciplinary team members to ensure success in the areas of clinical service delivery by providing mental health assessment and treatment to infants, preschoolers and their families struggling with emotional, social and/or behavioural difficulties. 

 

What our Mental Health Therapists say about their job:

 

“Infant and Preschool services is an exciting and dynamic place to work. Working on a multidisciplinary team with so much expertise and experience is a continual learning experience for me. I really value partnering with parents as we navigate what is going on for their children and how they can best be supported. Working with the parent-child dyad is a cornerstone of what we do in IPS and it’s so important for me that the work we do really makes a difference!”

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • 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.

  • Two years of recent mental health practice in an ambulatory setting that provided psychosocial intervention. 

  • A demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and collaboratively across sectors 

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle. 

  • Experience assessing and treating issues related to childhood trauma and maltreatment, knowledge of the Child and Family Services system and experience working within the community with diverse cultures are assets.  

  • Strong understanding of normal infant and toddler development, Atypical development, Emotional/behavioral disorders in infants and young children

  • Skills and understanding of assessment and scoring and interventions for the infant and preschool populations.

 

Salary: 

$35.17 - $49.43 depending on education and experience.

What we offer: 

  • A supportive and friendly work environment

  • On site fitness centre

  • Training and growth opportunities

  • Flexibility

  • Potential opportunity to engage in research

  • Opportunity to engage in ongoing program improvement and development

  • Office space that is welcoming with plenty of natural light

  • Competitive wages

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 

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