Child Psychologist:$124k/year

Staff Shop

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago
Reporting to the Mental Health and Addictions Manager, the Psychologist will provide psychological assessment and consultation services to clients (and their families) residing in the NTHC and KGCFS catchment area. The Psychologist will work in collaboration with other members of the NTHC and KGCFS’s Prevention and Child Welfare Services, including the Physician, and will be a key component of the client’s circle of care.

Key Job Functions:

  • Provide psychological assessment and consultation services to clients via a referral process associated with the Children’s Mental Health Services department.
  • Evaluate, diagnose, and assess the functioning of individuals in relation to mental disorders, substance use and misuse, holistic wellness, and mental health.
  • Provide consultation and support to clients and staff of the Children’s Mental Health Services department and KGCFS.
  • Provide recommendations and treatment planning direction associated with client/family wellness.
  • Provide follow-up and treatment support to clients of the Children’s Mental Health Services department and KGCFS.
  • Collaborate with other team members to support the needs of clients.
  • Consult with the Physician and make appropriate referrals for Physician services as indicated by client needs.
  • Assist in the development of treatment plans, identifying therapeutic support and community resources to be leveraged to support mental wellness outcomes.
  • Ensure interventions are consistent with cultural teachings and are appropriate in addressing behaviors and symptoms related to various mental health and substance use concerns and diagnoses.
  • Ensure a Circle of Care approach is used in case planning to promote mental wellness outcomes with the contributions of the client’s support network including family, caregivers, school, daycare, medical team, and other community support.
  • Advocate and/or liaise with Agency staff/ service teams as well as medical, educational, and social services in the community to promote and support the client’s mental wellness needs.
  • Liaise with other members of the Agency/ family service delivery and/or health services team to ensure the client’s needs are being addressed in accordance with the treatment plan.
  • Document and refer any child welfare issues to the KGCFS’s child welfare team for follow-up.
  • Provide quantifiable data including the number of clients served, the number of direct therapeutic service hours, the number of case planning meetings, number of meetings with family members, agencies, and other resources on a monthly basis and as set out in the service agreement between NTHC and KGCFS.
  • Monitor outcomes and provide a quarterly progress report using the appropriate Agency assessment tool(s).
  • Participate in the training curriculum provided through NTHC and KGCFS.
  • Provide in-service training to Prevention and Child welfare teams.
  • Participate in the Child review Team coordinated with KGCFS.
  • Recommend and advocate for appropriate internal and external referrals to meet the needs of clients and families serviced.
  • Participate in regular Team Meetings and Team Supervision meetings to support, and provide service planning recommendations during case reviews.
Administration and Reporting:

  • Complete administrative functions and reports and adhere to Agency policies, procedures, and relevant practices.
  • Ensure confidentiality and safekeeping of all Agency documents and records.
  • Develop and maintain accurate, up-to-date, and concise work files.
  • Prepare and deliver reports.
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and any other relevant legislation.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports, attendance records, and travel expense claims.
  • Follow the Agency’s human resources, finance, and other policies and procedures in the performance of duties.
Other Duties:

  • Participate in internal or external committees as required or assigned.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.

  • Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario as a Psychologist or as a Psychological Associate.
  • Experience in a clinical environment providing Adult and Family Mental Health Services.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal people, organizations, and communities.


Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Based out of the satellite offices between Manitoulin and Espanola

Salary: $124,000


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