• Full Time
  • Wikwemikong
  • August 23, 2024

Website NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

Psychotherapist

Summary
Aasgaabwitwindwaa Binoojiinhik Wiin ni Gshkiwewziwaat (ABWnG) is seeking dedicated and experienced psychotherapists to join their team. Under the supervision of the Supervising Psychologist, the psychotherapist will conduct assessments, provide individual therapy, and manage cases for children, youth, and their families, all in accordance with evidence-based practices. The role also involves developing treatment plans and ensuring that treatment goals are implemented in a holistic, effective, and evidence-based manner.

Responsibilities
• Perform comprehensive assessments to determine the mental health needs of children, youth, and their families.
• Provide tailored therapy sessions to clients based on their specific needs and circumstances.
• Manage cases effectively, ensuring ongoing support and progress towards treatment goals.
• Create detailed treatment plans utilizing evidence-based practices and monitor their implementation and effectiveness.
• Work closely with the Supervising Psychologist, families, and other professionals to support the mental health and well-being of clients.
• Knowledge and skill in Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
• Ensure that treatment goals are implemented in a holistic and client-centered manner.
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of assessments, treatment plans, and therapy sessions.
• Stay updated with the latest research and advancements in psychotherapy and evidence-based practices.
• Will also work with neurodivergent children and youth, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD, global developmental delay, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and more.

Qualifications
• Master’s degree or higher in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field.
• Registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario as an RP or RP (Qualifying)Proven experience in conducting assessments, providing therapy, and managing cases for children, youth, and their families.
• Strong understanding of evidence-based practices in mental health treatment.
• Excellent skills in developing and implementing treatment plans with a holistic and client-centered
approach.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to build rapport and work effectively with clients, families, and other professionals.
• Dedication to improving the mental health and well-being of children, youth, and their families. Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team environment.
• Ability to work flexible hours and travel
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Anishinabek culture, formal cultural sensitivity training, and experience working with Aboriginal cultures are assets.
• Valid Ontario Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.
• Clear CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Screen are required.

Interested applicants MUST submit: 1) A cover letter; 2) an Updated resume; 3) a 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