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French Staff Psychologist

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POSITION: French Psychologist                                                                    

PROGRAM: Individual and Family Services                                        

POSITION DETAILS: 0.5 FTE (17.5 hours/week), Regular                       

COMPETITION: 22-004

The Garry Hurvitz Centre for Community Mental Health at SickKids (CCMH at SickKids) is a child and youth mental health centre integrated with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). CCMH at SickKids is undertaking an ambitious agenda to establish a revitalized academic community mental health centre that provides the highest quality of care, combined with excellence in teaching and community-based research. CCMH at SickKids is  located across two sites in Toronto and offers both in-person and virtual care to clients and their families, from prevention and early intervention through assessment, counselling and therapy and intensive services. We are also connected to the continuum of mental health services for children and youth supported by SickKids: the Brain and Mental Health Program, the SickKids TeleLink Mental Health Program, the SickKids CCMH Learning Institute and our online resources through AboutKidsHealthFind out more about CCMH at SickKids.

We are currently seeking applicants who are committed to the children and families in our community with experience providing a range of direct assessment and treatment, and consultation, services to children and families. The successful incumbent will provide psychological services to clients of the Centre who are experiencing a range of complex mental health, behavioural and learning challenges. These diagnostic and formulation-based assessments and consultations will be used primarily for ongoing treatment planning in collaboration with clients, their families, and clinicians.  The successful incumbent will also provide individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and families using a variety of modalities, e.g., CBT, relational psychotherapy and DBT-skills.  The successful incumbent will report to the Director, Specialized Services & Interprofessional Practice and the Manager, Individual and Family Services

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with and provides consultations to the client and their family, their clinician, and/or inter-professional clinical teams to support clinical assessment, formulation, and treatment planning
  • Conducts mental health/psychodiagnostic assessments and comprehensive psychological assessments and consultations for children and adolescents ages approximately 5 – 18 years and to use these assessment results to support treatment planning
  • Provides a range of direct treatment services to children, adolescents, and families, i.e., individual and family therapy using a variety of modalities in which the clinician is competent. Psychotherapy would also include case management and liaison
  • Participates in the psychology training program, e.g., by supervising trainees, reviewing applications, participating in interviews, and training committee meetings
  • Completes all client documentation (including, but not limited to, contact notes, assessment reports, incident reports/serious occurrence reports, etc.) in a timely and succinct manner and that it meets agency, professional, and legal standards
  • Ensures that all required client tracking and statistical information is submitted per agency procedures & requirements
  • Maintains up-to-date professional development that is relevant to the position and the Centre’s mission & mandate
  • Participates in relevant meetings, reports regularly and as required by the designated supervisor
  • Ensures that provided services are carried out in accordance with Centre policies, procedures, and standards including those related to case management, documentation, and reports

Other

  • Complies with the organization’s vision, policies, and procedures
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management

Working Conditions:

  • Works in pleasant office environment, on occasion including clients’ homes/schools
  • Work hours may need to be flexible and extended to meet the needs of the clients (i.e., evening work)
  • This position may require some travel between the two Centre’s sites

Qualifications:

  • The minimum level of education required to fulfill the core requirements of this position is a Doctoral Degree in Psychology, registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and declared competency in clinical psychology with children, adolescents and ideally, families, however, we would welcome applications of those in supervised practice declaring competency in clinical psychology with children, adolescents and ideally, families.
  • Well-developed skills in assessment and knowledge of a variety of clinical interventions are essential.
  • A minimum of three years previous related clinical experience in the various major responsibility areas is preferred; practica and internship experiences will be taken into consideration
  • Social and multicultural sensitivity.

 Vaccination Requirements:

As a health care centre, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families, and staff. As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our clients, families, and our staff. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon proof of full vaccination with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date. Should there be an exemption of vaccination based on a medical, or human rights reason, proof will need to be provided, in addition to participation in regular COVID-19 testing based on exposure risk as well as participation in vaccine education. All offers of employment are conditional on meeting these minimum requirements, failure to comply will lead to offer of employment being immediately rescinded.

Interested applicants are asked to forward their resume and cover letter to:

 Human Resources – SickKids CCMH

FAX:  (416) -633-7141   E-mail: hrrecruiting@sickkidscmh.ca

 In the subject line of email, please quote the: competition number, position title and where you learned about this opportunity

We are seeking applicants internally and externally

 CCMH at SickKids is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to diversity and value inclusion. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, people with disabilities, members of racialized groups, and persons of all genders and sexual orientations.

The Centre views diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence as essential pieces of an integrated whole that sustain our organization and guides our interaction within our diverse communities.

Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities.

 

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