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Mental Health Therapist Provincial

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Mental Health
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00092221 Requisition #
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Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, and under the direction of Manager, this position works collaboratively as a Mental Health Therapist Provincial providing services within the Justice Program focusing on family violence treatment services. The position is responsible for providing evidence informed and best practices in assessment and treatment for those who have been referred for intimate partner abuse or are a child/adolescent who has been impacted by family violence. This is an advanced mental health role required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial Interventions to address the full range of mental health issues.

Description:

As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention utilizing a variety of treatment modalities (individual, family, group) to persons experiencing significant mental health difficulties. Working both independently and as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence informed and best practices in crisis intervention, assessment, consultation, referral, case management and treatment.

  • Classification: Mental Health Therapist Provin
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: MH Mental HC Family VI Program
  • Primary Location: Medicine Hat Addiction and MHS
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.80
  • Posting End Date: 22-APR-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 02-MAY-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 13-APR-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 8
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $39.42
  • Maximum Salary: $52.36
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of one of the following programs: Master's degree in Psychology. Master's degree in Social Work (clinical specialization) including education in mental health assessment and psychotherapy and who have Psychosocial Intervention Authorization. Master's degree in Occupational Therapy including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Master's degree in Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Active or eligible for registration with the applicable regulatory college.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Experience working with both children/adolescents and adults. At least a couple years of experience providing counselling services.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a criminal justice setting preferred.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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