We are recruiting for a PSYCHOLOGIST, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Developmental Services.
- This is a regular part-time role (21 hours per week) based at 485 Silvercreek Parkway N. Guelph.
This position involves working in Child/Adolescent Developmental and Mental Health services and reports to the Managers of Children’s Services. In this position, the Psychologist provides diagnostic assessment, supervision, and consultation services as part of an inter-professional team.
The incumbent requires:
- Successful completion of Ph.D. or equivalent in Psychology from an APA/CPA accredited clinical psychology program
- Current Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario
- Successful completion of a CPA-accredited (or equivalent) clinical internship/residency in child, adolescent, and family clinical psychology
- Minimum 3 years clinical experience with psychological assessment and diagnosis of children and youth within a variety of service settings (e.g. School Boards, Hospitals and Community Based Mental Health)
- Comprehensive knowledge of learning disabilities, developmental disorders, behavioural problems, developmental trauma, and children’s mental health problems is required
- Experience in consultation, systemic interventions, conflict management, and working with families is essential
- Provide clinical supervision and training for student practicums, non-regulated psychology staff (i.e. psychometrists) and other professionals on interdisciplinary team
- Maintain clinical accountability in the provision of psychological services, in accordance with any/all relevant ethical, professional, and supervision guidelines of the Canadian Psychological Association and the College of Psychologists of Ontario
- Demonstrated advanced knowledge of relevant legislation (e.g., Mental Health Act, PHIPA, HCCA, CFSA)
- Will participate as a member of the ASD and Complex Neurodevelopmental Team (FASD) and have demonstrated proficiency in administering and interpreting autism-specific measures such as the ADOS-2 (primarily Modules 1-3) and ADIR
- Plan, administer and interpret psychological tests appropriate to the referral question
- Prepare written clinical assessment summaries and/or assessment reports of psychometric findings and diagnostic conclusions in order to provide feedback of the assessment activities
- Participate in evaluation and selection of applicants for student practicums; and will have skills and experience in clinical teaching and education
- Provide and participate in team based consultation and education to staff in the Children’s Mental Health and Developmental Services
- Excellent organizational, prioritization and problem-solving abilities
- Advanced written and verbal communication skills
- Proficiency with MS Office, Outlook and various database software
- A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume and cover letter, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements with reference to:
Include the position title in the subject line when submitting applications to:
HR Generalist, Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington
80 Waterloo Ave., Guelph, ON N1H 0A1
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org fax: (519) 821-9865
CMHA WW, as an equal opportunity employer, embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Codes, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the agency’s Accommodation Policy, accommodations will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to CMHA WW.