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Psychologist 2 - Child Psychologist (Forensic)

Requisition ID: 347757  

Position Number: 21000502

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: MATC

Department / Unit: Youth Forensic Service  

Job Stream: Clinical  

Union: SH Exempt-OT

Anticipated Start Date: 11/27/2023  

FTE: 1.00  

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 1950

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient- centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

 

Position Overview

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

 

Position Overview
Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre (MATC) is a Winnipeg-based Shared Health site for Child and Youth mental health services. MATC provides a full continuum of mental health services to children and youth with mental health and/or emotional disorders, and their families. See www.matc.ca for more information about services. Youth Forensic Services provides clinical services including assessment and treatment to youth involved in the criminal justice system, both for those in custody and within the community.

 

Reporting to the MATC Director of Psychology and working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the Clinical Child Psychologist responsibilities involve a primary focus on services to youth involved in the criminal justice system, including court-ordered assessment related to psycho-diagnostic issues, bail, probation and sentencing decisions, as well as treatment services. Clients are those both in a custodial setting as well as in the community. Additional areas of responsibility may include psychological assessment and treatment for children and youth in other service areas for a range of mental health/emotional/behavioural issues; consultation with services area regarding youth at risk for criminal justice involvement; and consultation/supervision to students/staff as appropriate.

 

MATC Psychologists are appointed to Medical Staff through Shared Health’s Clinical Health Psychology specialty. The position offers a competitive salary plus an annual forensic specialist top up (up to $60K); attractive benefits package; relocation support; clinical supervision until licensed for independent practice; professional license fee reimbursement; and ongoing professional development.

Experience

  • Education, training and clinical experience in diagnostic evaluation and cognitive assessment of children/youth including the administration and interpretation of standardized child/youth psychological tests and measures.
  • Education, training and experience in evidence-based psychological treatment for children/youth with a wide range of emotional/mental health problems.
  • Experience and training in providing treatment/assessment within a forensic setting, including conducting formal risk assessments, is preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds is an asset.
  • Experience in working with individuals who have experienced significant trauma is an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Doctoral Degree (Ph D or PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from a CPA or APA-accredited doctoral program.
  • Successful completion of a CPA or APA accredited internship/residency in Clinical Psychology.
  • Completion of clinical forensic psychology training, especially at the residency or postdoctoral level an asset.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Registered (or eligible for Registration) for full independent practice as a C. Psych. by the Psychological Association of Manitoba. (Supervision will be provided for individuals at the C.Psych. Candidate level until fully registered.)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and inter-professional teamwork skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Flexible and excels in efficiency in completing time-sensitive court-ordered assessments.
  • Position is subject to security clearance requirements for Manitoba Justice. Will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

Physical Requirements

Not applicable

Connect for more information: Angel Unrau, CPHR, SHRM-CP - Recruiter, Shared Health: 204-599-4027; aunrau4@sharedhealthmb.ca;  Angel Unrau on LinkedIn - #LI-AU1

 

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

 

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

 

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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