POSITION: Bilingual Psychologist (French and English)
PROGRAM: Outpatient Services
POSITION DETAILS: Part-time 0.8 FT
SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (SickKids CCMH) is a community-based children’s mental health centre providing prevention, in-home support, day treatment, outpatient assessment and treatment and residential support to children ages birth to 18. SickKids CCMH is integrated with the Hospital for Sick Children (HSC) inpatient and ambulatory mental health services for children. As a stand-alone community-focused agency SickKids CCMH is working with the Hospital for Sick Children to create pathways to care that will ensure that children with mental health concerns and mental illness and their families are able to access the care they need in a timely fashion. SickKids CCMH is an accredited teaching facility affiliated to various academic institution including The University of Toronto.
We are currently looking for a bilingual Psychologist (French and English). The successful candidate will be responsible for completing comprehensive psychological assessments in French and develop treatment plans for French-speaking clients, families, and systems. This position is part of the Youth Space program, a program that is a close collaboration between SickKids CCMH and the Francophone Centre in Toronto. The bilingual Psychologist will be required to work at the sites of both organizations and French will be the predominant language required for all direct services and most indirect services.
- Complete comprehensive psychological assessments and consultations in French and develop treatment plans for French-speaking clients, families and systems.
- Conduct psychological assessments and consultations with identified children and adolescents, also ensuring record-keeping.
- Provide a range of direct treatment services to children and families, as well as case management and liaison with other resources.
- In collaboration with other stakeholders on the team (therapists and interdisciplinary team), participate in initial evaluations for clients referred to day treatment services.
- Collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary team to develop and revise intervention plans.
- Participate in the development and implementation of an evaluation protocol.
- Assist colleagues with understanding the results of psychological assessments.
- Ensure that service delivery is consistent with the Centre’s policies, procedures and standards, including case management, documentation and reporting.
- Participate in professional development activities that are up-to-date and tailored to the requirements of the position, as well as the Centre’s mission and mandate.
- Supervise the implementation of services provided by psychology trainees and potentially trainees from other disciplines and contribute to their training and supervision.
- Provide ongoing clinical and administrative supervision with designated staff.
- Write or review all service delivery documents, ensuring that they are completed in a timely and succinct manner and that they meet organizational, professional and legal standards.
- Attend or preside over internal and external meetings that address program and centre-related issues.
- Promote the direction of the program by taking responsibility for defining, coordinating and implementing the objectives or directions of the program, its projects and services.
- Undertake, or participate in, research and program evaluation to develop programs or evaluate strategic directions related to children’s mental health, or to participate in such work or projects, in collaboration with one or more of the Centre’s program evaluation or research teams, or with a senior director.
- Complies with the organization’s vision, policies and procedures
- Performs other tasks as assigned by management
- Concentration and creativity required daily to perform assessments, score/write reports, read, listen, watch, attend meetings, use critical thinking related to scientific information, teach, conduct research, etc.
- Sits for long period of time to perform the duties of the job, as well as uses office equipment, psychological testing materials and lifts up to 15 pounds (test equipment)
- Fluent in both French and English – Advanced ability to read, write and speak both French and English
- Doctorate in Psychology
- Member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario and have declared competency in clinical psychology or counselling with infants/toddlers, school-aged children, adolescents, and families.
- A minimum of two years of clinical experience in the above-stated areas of clinical competency.
- Extensive skills in evaluation and a variety of clinical interventions, teaching, supervision, organization, research and both oral and written communication.
- A good understanding of social and multicultural issues.
- The ability to travel between the Centre’s various locations of activity as well as to partner organizations.
- Concentration and attention to detail required for clinical supervision, data management and clinical testing.
- First Aid CPR
- Basic Computer Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Interested applicants are asked to forward their resumes by November 27, 2020 to:
Human Resources – SickKids CCMH
FAX: (416) -633-7141 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Please quote position title & competition number in the subject heading of email.
We are seeking applicants internally and externally
SickKids CCMH is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to diversity and value inclusion. We welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within the Centre.
The Centre views diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence as essential pieces of an integrated whole that sustain our organization and guides our interaction within our diverse communities.
Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities.