CLINICAL CARE COORDINATOR (REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER)
1 Full-Time (35 hrs/week). This position is within OPSEU local 720 Bargaining Unit
Start date: As soon as possible Application Deadline: January 31, 2020
The Clinical Care Coordinator will work with clients 14 years of age and older who are experiencing early psychosis by providing assessment and psychotherapy services to reduce the distress associated with symptoms of psychosis and improve functioning. The Clinical Care Coordinator will provide individual psychotherapy and group counselling to clients, families and/or significant others in the City and District of Thunder Bay. The Clinical Care Coordinator works within the interdisciplinary team model, under the clinical supervision of the Occupational Therapist Recovery Supervisor.
- Assessment, short-term goal-focused treatment, and support to youth and their families/caregivers.
- Provide individual, family and group psychotherapy following best practice standards.
- Complete risk assessment and crisis intervention plans.
- Engage clients, family, and caregivers in the clinical interventions and risk reduction strategies with the interdisciplinary team.
- Advocate on behalf of clients, families, and caregivers for appropriate services and resources.
- Collaborate, consult and liaise with team members and community resources.
Qualifications and Characteristics:
- Member in good standing with a regulatory body under the Regulated Health Professions Act and be authorized to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.
- Minimum 2 – 3 years of clinical experience in a mental health setting.
- Experience working with youth and families in a mental health setting.
- Understanding of early onset of psychosis, major mental illness and substance use in youth.
- Excellent knowledge of community resources related to the needs of youth and families.
CMHA Thunder Bay is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including those with a lived experience, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities.
Police Clearance Certificate is required. Ability to speak French considered an asset.
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