Mental Health Therapist, Edmonton

Last update 2024-05-25
Expires 2024-06-25
ID #2147257116
55 CA$
Mental Health Therapist, Edmonton
Canada, Alberta, Edmonton,
Modified May 8, 2024


Join CASA Mental Health in shaping a brighter future for children, youth and families by providing them with timely mental health care and empowering them to thrive. Job Details Wage range: $43.17 - $55.39 Shift structure: Monday to Friday, 7.25 hours/day Primary location: CASA Fort Road or CASA Centre Union: In-scope Classification: Mental Health Therapist FTE: 0.6 FTE (21.75 hours/week)Status: Permanent About the Role CASA’s Family Therapy Clinic helps families understand each other’s needs and find better ways to work together. The Family Therapy team uses evidence-based, trauma-informed approaches, and works with families with complicated dynamics. The Mental Health Therapist will: Work with the CASA team and external supports to provide high-quality family therapy to children, teens and families. Assist caregivers caring for children with exceptional needs in building specialized parenting skills. Formulate diagnoses as appropriate, using the DSM-5-TR and other diagnostic tools. Conduct 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. Coordinate consultation with others therapists or external partners as appropriate. Provide supervision or preceptorship for student placements. Contribute to staff knowledge and understanding of discipline-specific issues. Deliver care and learning from reflecting teams co-therapy. Qualifications Graduate degree in psychology, social work or occupational therapy. Current registration in good standing with a professional college identified under the Health Professions Act. A minimum of two years of clinical practice in child and family mental health and/or youth addictions. Knowledge and experience supporting the healing of children and youth who have experienced trauma. Knowledge and experience in delivering family therapy-related modalities is an asset (e.g. emotion-focused family therapy, the Gottman Method, attachment-focused family therapy). Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Conditions of Employment A satisfactory Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search. This would be the financial responsibility of the successful candidate. A satisfactory Child Intervention Check. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or exemption on the basis of a protected legal ground. Ability to pass and maintain Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) certification (training provided by CASA), as well as physical ability to perform all interventions. Closing Date: Open until Filled Please quote the following competition number in your application materials: 24-195. #MHTF8 JBjajq0 R

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Hourly
Occupation: Mental health therapist

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