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Job Number:  38109
Clinical Manager, Brief Services
Job Posted: Thursday, 14 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 6 October 2017
(46 days ago)
East Metro Youth Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

East Metro Youth Services, Toronto Lead Agency and a fully accredited Children’s Mental Health Centre serving adolescents and their families in East Toronto for over 40 years, is inviting applications for the following full time, contract position:


Clinical Manager, Brief Services

(1 year, full time contract covering a maternity leave beginning approximately November, 2017)


As a representative of the Access & Counselling Program you will provide clinical leadership via staff supervision and program management.   You will provide oversight, supervision and management of two walk in clinics.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to professional development and implementation of evidence based treatments.



  • Provide administrative and clinical oversight of our Brief Therapy Services programs, including our 'what's up' walk in mental health services at Scarborough and our walk in that is part of a collaborative with CAMH in the east end on the Danforth;
  • Provide high quality clinical supervision to an experienced team of individual and family therapists.
  • Foster a team environment that optimizes treatment outcomes for adolescents and their families within a strengths-based model of practice.
  • Review all clinical reports ensuring that they meet Canadian Centre for Accreditation standards.
  • Keep abreast of recent literature and research as they relate to treatment of youth and families.
  • "Transfer knowledge" with regard to evidence based and promising practice treatment models, particularly Solution Focused Brief Therapy.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or equivalent;
  • Member of a registered professional association for practitioners in clinical therapy;
  • Minimum of 5 years direct service experience, preferably within children's mental health;
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory related experience;
  • Familiarity with a range of evidence based treatment modalities and approaches, with a specific focus on brief solution focused therapy;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Familiarity with Children's Mental Health Ontario and the Canadian Centre for Accreditation program;
  • Ability to work and support others in the context of a culturally diverse working environment;
  • Demonstrated competency in verbal and written communication as well as computer literacy;
  • Preferred candidates will be bilingual in both official languages; and,
  • Vulnerable sector screening police background check.


In accordance with the agency’s employment equity plan we are particularly interested in encouraging qualified applicants from all communities that reflect the diversity of the youth and families we serve. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free.  We ask applicants to make any accommodation requests when contacted for an interview.  The agency assesses all candidates in a fair and equitable manner.


Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume by October 6th at 4 p.m.


(Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted, no phone calls please)

Human Resources Manager, East Metro Youth Services

1200 Markham Road, Suite 200, Scarborough Ontario, M1H 3C3









How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume by October 6th at 4p.m.
(Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted, no phone calls please)
Contact Details:
East Metro Youth Services
200 - 1200 Markham Road
Toronto, ON, M1H 3C3
www:   emys.on.ca/about-us/new-employment-opportunities/

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