Mental Health Therapist, Family Therapy
About the Role
CASA Mental Health is an established non-profit organization delivering holistic, culturally-safe wrap-around mental health services to Albertans and their families. CASA provides mental health service to the missing middle – mental health treatment for diagnosed children and youth, in between prevention and promotion in primary and community care, and acute treatment in hospital.
CASA’s team of mental health professionals are trauma experts committed to delivering service in collaboration with community partners. This includes assessment and treatment for up to 4,000 children, youth and their families each year, from community outreach settings to intensive treatment programs.
CASA is also currently seeking Provisional Psychologists to join our team! Provisional Psychologists often spend up to $20,000 in pursuit of their supervised hours in order to become registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Successful candidates who are Provisional Psychologists may have access to clinical supervisors, allowing them to complete their required supervisory hours while gaining experience as a Mental Health Therapist.
CASA currently has a unique opportunity for a Mental Health Therapist to grow their specialized skills in family treatment with an experienced team of family therapists.
The Family Therapy Program therapist will work and learn as part of a cohesive team of psychiatrists, nurses, clinical support workers, addictions counsellors and other therapists. Team members come from diverse backgrounds areas such as social work, occupational therapy and psychology.
As a teaching and learning organization, CASA is committed to investing in the professional development of our clinicians. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to receive the necessary training to help them excel in a specialized outpatient program.
The Mental Health Therapist will:
Work with the CASA team and external supports to provide high-quality family therapy to children, teens and families.
Build specialized parenting skills for caregivers caring for children with exceptional needs.
Formulate diagnoses as appropriate, using the DSM-5-TR and other diagnostic tools.
Conduct case management functions, including convening case conferences and liaising with CASA therapists and psychiatrists, community services and other professionals involved with the child and family.
Coordinate consultation with others therapists or external stakeholders as appropriate.
Provide supervision or preceptorship for student placements.
Contribute to staff knowledge and understanding of discipline-specific issues.
Deliver care and learning from reflecting teams co-therapy.
Classification: Mental Health Therapist
Location: CASA West
Minimum Salary: $42.00
Maximum Salary: $53.90
Hours per Shift: 7.25
Shifts per Week: Five
Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
Master’s degree in psychology, social work or occupational therapy.
Minimum of two years of clinical practice in child and family mental health and/or youth addictions is preferred.
Must be a member in good standing with their respective professional association or college.
Knowledge and experience in delivering family therapy-related modalities is an asset (e.g., emotion-focused family therapy, the Gottman Method, attachment-focused family therapy).
All members of the CASA team are required to be double vaccinated against COVID-19.
While we appreciate all applications, only the successful candidates will be contacted.
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