Child & Youth Senior Mental Health Therapist
Kingston, Ontario (Hybrid)
The Child & Youth Senior Mental Health Therapist works collaboratively with members of the Child & Youth Mental Health team, Indigenous communities, and other partners to ensure all clients receive assessment, case management services, support and holistic care. This role will support clients to maintain their emotional, physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. This position will serve Indigenous Children and Youth up to and including age 18 years.
As an ideal candidate you are:
- driven by a passion for the field of children’s mental health services, as well as Indigenous cultures, traditions and healing and are of Indigenous Ancestry (status blind).
- Hold a Bachelor or Master’s Degree in a regulated profession deemed able to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy (e.g. Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work)
- current unrestricted registration with a regulatory college to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy within the province of Ontario.
- Your education and registration are complemented with two (2) year’s of direct counselling
- experience applying your in-depth knowledge of appropriate mental health therapeutic approaches, interventions and clinical practices for Indigenous children and youth to address problems related to impaired functioning.
- Current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (FA/CPR),
- Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NCVI),
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
- French Language proficiency (written and verbal)
Compensation is based on experience. Occasional weekends. Relocation package available.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $41,197.33-$74,217.35 per year
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Kingston, ON: reliably commute or be willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (required)
- Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
Application deadline: 2022-07-15