• Full Time
  • Wikwemikong
  • June 28, 2024

Website NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG – Wikwemikong Health Centre – ABWnG – School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker

Summary
Aasgaabwitwindwaa Binoojiinhik Wiin ni Gshkiwewziwaat will have staffed based in following communities, M’Chigeeng, Sagamok, Whitefish River and Wiikwemkoong, therefore travel will be required or base office flexible. The School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker will work with students who are identified as having needs for behaviour intervention or school based mental health intervention. Comprehensive assessments of behaviour and mental health issues will be expected and treatment plans that include individual intervention, group intervention, classroom intervention, family intervention will be written and implemented. Support to teachers and school staff will be given to develop classroom behavior management strategies and to increase competency of educational systems in this area. Individual therapy/behaviour intervention will be done. Clinical meetings with family members and other involved adults will be done. All aspects of this position will be expected to follow best practices models. The School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker will be under the supervision of the Aasgaabwitwindwaa Binoojiinhik Wiin ni Gshkiwewziwaat Manager.

Responsibilities
1. Provide services in different partner communities, travelling independently
2. Establish positive relationships with school staff in all partner communities
3. Meet with care coordinators to review cases and develop understanding of referrals
4. Meet with children at their school
5. Meet with parents and teachers as needed to ensure adequate assessment for each child
6. Write comprehensive assessment and treatment plans that include clear recommendations for teachers, school staff,
and parents and also recommendations for individual clinical interventions following best practices standards.
7. Assist families in understanding reports and in implementing the strategies at home.
8. Provide information and support to school staff to assist them in developing competencies in behavior intervention and children’s mental health
9. Be responsive to school staff when they identify training needs and report these to Program Manager
10. Participate in school staff training events

Qualifications
 Masters level degree in Social Work or equivalent preferred, but all interested applicants encouraged to apply
 Must registered or be eligible to register with the College of Social Workers, or as a Psychotherapist
 Social work experience; Experience in children’s mental health or child and family therapy preferred.
 2 years recent post-masters experience in an educational setting preferred.
 Experience working with children/youth experiencing social/emotional difficulties
 Demonstrated ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team

Interested applicants MUST submit: 1) A cover letter; 2) Updated resume; 3) Photocopy of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution, and 4) Contact information (email, phone number) of 2 work related references.

Attention: Melissa Roy
NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
P.O. Box 101, 16A Complex Drive, Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0
Telephone: 705-859-3164 / Fax: 705-859-3300 / Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca

To apply for this job email your details to mroy@wikyhealth.ca