Pediatric Mental Health Clinician (Part-Time)
Pediatric Mental Health Clinician
One year contract; opportunity for renewal
Hours of Work:
Part-time position; eight (8) hours/week
- Hours to be scheduled Monday to Thursday, between 4:00 and 8:00pm
As an integral member of an inter-disciplinary team, you will provide treatment of complex pediatric issues, psychosocial assessment, psychosocial health education, crisis intervention and advocacy on behalf of rostered and referred pediatric patients.
- Experience and knowledge of strategies to support children and youth and their families
- Experience delivering evidence-based treatments (e.g., cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, etc.)
- Experience working with children and youth and providing treatment and/or counseling for such diagnoses and issues as Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety, depression, attachment disorders, eating disorders, substance use disorders, self-harming behavior, presentations of ADHD and other mental health disorders affecting the pediatric population
- Experience engaging in risk assessment and intervention and patient advocacy
- Demonstrated knowledge of available and local community resources
- Knowledge of PHIPA, mental health legislation and child protection legislation
- Additional certification or working towards certification in Play Therapy, Trauma Counselling or Sandbox Therapy would be an asset
- Advanced degree in social work, nursing or psychology with additional training in crisis management and suicide prevention
- A minimum of two years’ experience providing pediatric mental health treatment
- Member of a regulatory college (e.g., College of Nurses of Ontario; or Registered College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; or Registered College of Psychotherapists of Ontario)
- Committed to Best Practice in patient-centered care
- Ability to work in a computerized environment
- Exceptional documentation skills and attention to detail
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- A positive and professional attitude
- Excellent time management skills with an ability to multi-task and effectively set priorities
- Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a part of a diverse and interdisciplinary team
- Flexibility and adaptability
Interested applicants are asked to forward a current resume and cover letter to Bobby Jo Smith, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, March 14th at 12:00 noon.
The Delhi Community Health Centre (DCHC) is committed to employment equity, diversity and a supportive environment. The Centre welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
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