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Job Number:  41893
Job Posted: Wednesday, 14 February 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 15 February 2018
(6 days ago)
Wood's Homes
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

We Never Say No. We Never Give up. We Never Turn Anyone Away.


Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, nationally accredited non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Today we have over 450 employees and provide more than 40 programs for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Canmore, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, N.W.T.


Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. The type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.


We are currently seeking a Psychologist (Clinician) to work in the Family Support Network.


This program provides Family Support Services within the Collaborative Services Delivery model in collaboration with the Ministry of Children’s Services at the Forest lawn office. All families have identified child protection issues and the work includes intact families and those with children in care. The Clinician’s role has two main components; one is the delivery of assessment and consultation under the Brief Intervention for Caregivers (BICS) for children in foster care to address developmental issues, behavioural concerns, trauma and loss and grief for the children placed in their care.   The second component is providing clinical consultation and brief direct services to the Family Support Counsellors regarding crisis management and developmental support with a trauma focused lens.


This position reports to the Program Manager of the Family Support Network.


RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:


  • Performs assessments and intervention of infants/children/youth/families as assigned. Provides a written report and strategies for caregivers.
  • Works as a part of a team within a fast paced collaborative service to manage child protection risk and intervention
  • Provides clinical consultation/training to staff, practicum students, community professionals and other trainees, as requested.
  • Actively communicates with community resources regarding Wood’s Homes clientele and programs.
  • Supports other agency initiatives as requested.
  • Participates in research and other specialized projects, as assigned.




  • Masters or Ph.D. Degree in Psychology.
  • Is currently registered/has membership in the appropriate professional association/with the appropriate regulatory body. Will consider Provisional Psychologists. Prefer successful completion of EPPP. Will provide supervision.
  • Is licensed in accordance with the Health Professions Act and provides services in accordance with professional standards, guidelines and ethics.
  • Able to complete written documentation within established time frames.
  • Must have own transportation.
  • Personal suitability is important.


Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011. We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit a resume to Wood’s Homes – Human Resources Department (Parkdale Campus) via email to: . Please quote competition code ‘Last Name, First Name, FSN Clinician’ in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Jennifer Oakley
Wood's Homes
805 - 37th Street NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 4N8

www:   www.woodshomes.ca

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