Psychologist - #104812

Kinark Child & Family Services


Date: 1 week ago
City: Barrie, ON
Contract type: Full time
Job Description:


Reporting to the Clinical Lead, Community Mental Health, the Psychologist will be responsible for providing both Remote and In-Person services. These services will include periodic in-person psychological assessments, virtual/in-person evidence-based treatment delivery, virtual/in-person consultation, and virtual/in-person training as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team.

This is a temporary contract for the period January 8, 2024 to February 8, 2025

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Psychological Assessment: Evaluate intellectual, social, emotional, behavior, academic, personality, and daily living functioning for the purpose of diagnostic and treatment planning. This includes ongoing learning to maintain professional standards and current knowledge (for example: research, diagnostic tools, etc.). Key responsibilities include: Administration of psychological tests and questionnaires, clinical interviewing, data analysis and interpretation, report writing, feedback and communicate diagnosis.
  • Consultation: Provide consultation for complex cases, treatment planning and service delivery, ethical issues, etc. in internal and/or external clinical and multidisciplinary meetings. This also includes decisions around suitability for services and tailoring treatment plans to meet client’s unique needs and troubleshooting clinical issues that arise. Complete a file review in prep for consultation and subsequent documentation.
  • Treatment: Deliver evidence-based treatment for complex clients (individual, group and family), formulation and goal setting, documentation, progress monitoring, and discharge planning. This also includes professional development, workshops, independent reading, attending specific treatment team meetings (e.g., DBT team meetings), and peer consultation.
  • Training/Education: Provide in-service presentations to support capacity building on a variety of topics. Provide external presentations as requested by community partners. For some, provide regular clinical supervision and training to PhD level psychology graduate students doing practicum placements at Kinark.
  • Administration: Attending agency meetings/trainings, internal communication, scheduling client and community appointments, manage psychological files and manage documentation.


Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology is required.
  • Be registered and a member in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
  • Candidates in the process of registration with the College who anticipate becoming supervised practice members within 8 months of their employment date with Kinark will be considered.
  • Strong clinical assessment and treatment skills in child and adolescent mental health.
  • Demonstrated clinical experience, proven communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Knowledge concerning program evaluation, cultural diversity and proficiency in other languages will be considered assets for this position.

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