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Job Number:  40956
Individual and Family Therapist for the ‘what’s up’ walk-in clinic
Job Posted: Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 16 January 2018
(4 days ago)
East Metro Youth Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: Competitive

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:

 

Individual and Family Therapist for the ‘what’s up’ walk-in clinic

(Full time contract beginning approximately February, 2018 until November, 2018, with possibility of extension)

 

The individual will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing intensive evidenced based services to children, adolescents and their families with a variety of mental health problems.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide immediate therapy support for children, youth, young adults and their families.
  • Support the daily operations of the walk-in clinic.
  • Complete counselling session notes and other documentation related to the program.
  • Be able to support children, youth, young adults and parents who are in crisis.
  • Provide therapeutic support to youth and their families using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and other strength and evidenced based therapy models; SFBT, Motivational Interviewing.
  • Facilitate DBT skills groups

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counselling Psychology or equivalent;
  • Membership in a professional regulatory association for practitioners in clinical therapy;
  • Minimum of 3 years direct service experience, preferably within children’s mental health;
  • Previous experience working within a Brief Services therapy model;
  • Previous experience facilitating clinical groups;
  • Familiarity with a range of evidence based treatment modalities including SFBT;
  • Strong leadership skills including: communication, and organization skills;
  • Competency in verbal and written communication as well as computer literacy;
  • Speak multiple languages is an asset;
  • Preferred candidates will be bilingual in both official languages; and,
  • Vulnerable Police check will be required prior to commencing position.

 

Position details:    Full time position (35 hours per week) flexible hours required (including evenings.)

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 January 16, 2018 at 4 p.m.

 

PLEASE QUOTE JOB NUMBER 18-53 IN THE SUBJECT LINE

(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.
Apply through our website:
http://emys.on.ca/about-us/new-employment-opportunities/
Contact Details:
Andrea Balsdon
East Metro Youth Services
200 - 1200 Markham Road
Toronto, ON, M1H 3C3
Tel: 416-438-3697
Fax: 416-438-7424
www:   emys.on.ca/


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