Job Posting 75398

Child and Family Therapist
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)
Halton / Peel area
closing tomorrow (Fri, 24 Sep)
full time

                      INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING (Job Posting # 2021-111)


TITLE:                            Child and Family Therapist


POSITION TYPE:         Full Time – Permanent (Non - Union)


SCHEDULE:                   Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm (flexibility required)


REPORTS TO:               Clinical Lead, PAH! Program



The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) is a provincial leader in the Deaf community. Our mission is to provide care and opportunities in a communication-rich environment that enhances the quality of life of those we serve. We are a highly motivated, collaborative team on a mission to improve the quality of life for those we serve. We take a person centered approach that aims to support and make a positive difference in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.  Our perks include but not limited to robust benefits program (for eligible employees), access to sign language classes, employee rewards & recognition program, comprehensive training and development, internal progression, and an opportunity to give back to the community.


Reporting to the PAH! Clinical Lead the Child and Family Therapist provides a range of clinical services, service coordination, advocacy and consultation for Deaf and hard of hearing children and youth (18 years and under, and their families); and hearing children and youth (18 years and under, and their deaf parents) presenting with mental health concerns.



  • Provide a range of clinical services (individual, family, and group) according to client need
  • Provide service coordination, liaison, and service planning with community resources
  • Participate in service provision and service reviews within the PAH! program as required
  • Participate in developing and maintaining client team meetings as required
  • Provide outreach to children, youth and families, as needed, in order to facilitate engagement in services
  • Advocate on behalf of youth and families and provide crisis intervention as required
  • Participate in case presentations and supervision (meetings and observation of work) on a regular basis
  • Provide and assist with building service coordination structures with partners schools, agencies, child welfare, community health services within the deaf and hearing communities
  • Organize and participate in educational seminars, workshops, and training for children youth, families, service providers, and staff, where need, interest and ability exist
  • Provide, where appropriate, consultation services to individuals, families, staff, and other service providers regarding the issues, concerns and needs of deaf children, youth and families
  • Demonstrate sound judgement related to the provision of mental health and services for deaf children, youth and their families and Hearing children and youth and their Deaf parents
  • Demonstrate clinical judgement related to Deaf children, youth and families and Hearing children and youth and their Deaf parent in high risk circumstances to ensure appropriate safety plans are arranged
  • Supervise students of allied health care disciplines.



  • A. in Psychology or Counselling Psychology or Masters in Social Work (MSW) and minimum three (3) years of experience working in a clinical setting with individuals with mental health needs, challenging behaviours and/or dual diagnosis
  • Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario or equivalent and committed to ongoing professional development
  • Knowledge and experience working within the Deaf community and fluency in ASL
  • Knowledge of ASIST or Safe Talk an asset
  • Committed to ongoing professional development
  • Knowledge, skills and professional expertise to provide direct clinical services to children, youth and families
  • Thorough understanding of systems and their impact on youth and families
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving abilities, flexibility and adaptation to change
  • Strong written skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with youth, staff, and colleagues, and cross sector service partners
  • Proven success in working alongside, or as part of a clinical treatment team
  • Possess sound judgement, creativity, initiative and integrity, and ability to set consistent and appropriate limits
  • Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, Caseworks)
  • Committed to helping youth within an Interdisciplinary Team using individual and group processes
  • Mature and professional judgement in conflictual and high intensity situations
  • Full G Ontario Driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • French language/LSQ an asset





Posting Date:  September 8, 2021                                      Closing Date: September 22, 2021                      Start Date: Immediate

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