Mental Health Therapist
Interprofessional Primary Care (IPC) Mental Health Team
One (1) year full-time contract (35 hours per week) starting as soon as possible
Replacement of a parental leave
Location: St.Catharines (Quest CHC) with travel in the Niagara region
Annual salary: $ 63,063 - 75,979 $ Excellent benefits
Under the direction of the Specialized Services Director and the supervision of the IPC Program Coordinator, the Mental Health Counsellor is as a member of the Multidisciplinary Team. He/she is always guided by the principles of health promotion and the determinants of health. He / she provides therapy and individual counseling services in the community.
Work within an anti-racism, anti-oppression, culturally appropriate approach, and in language of choice;
Physician and client engagement
Conduct psychosocial assessments to clients experiencing mental health difficulties
Provide individual intervention services to clients using a variety of approaches such as brief therapy,CBT ,ACT, DBT, EMDR, etc.
Ensure that the intervention methods chosen for the various issues are evidence based
Organize initiatives to raise awareness about mental health issues
Initiate and participate in collaborative care planning
Participate in community initiatives and committees to improve the quality of life for clients with mental health issues
Collaborate with relevant internal/external partners to develop intervention models that are based on best practices and provide quality services
Prepare reports and maintain records
Keep statistics on programs for evaluation and research purposes
Manage ongoing caseload (booking, discharging and client follow-up)
Prepare and send reports to physicians according to the standards established by the Center and according to the physicians' preference
When appropriate completing referrals to community resources and programs
Perform other related tasks
Education, Experience and Specific Requirements:
Please send us your cover letter and resume in French or English.
We will receive applications until the position is filled.
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