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Macdonald Youth Services
Employment Opportunity


POSITION: Full Time Therapist – Alternative Parent Home Services

SUMMARY: Macdonald Youth Services requires an experienced Therapist within the Alternative Parent Home (APH) Service Area. The Therapist is responsible for providing direct client intervention, conducting assessments, developing intervention plans, consulting, providing therapeutic programming, and foster parent training. This position falls under the collective agreement.

 of the Therapist include, but are not limited to:


  • Completes internal assessment documentation on all intakes
  • Completes relevant certification in all assessment tools required
  • Provides recommendations based on a thorough assessment of all new clients.

Care Planning:

  • Meets regularly with the Clinical Coordinator and CCM’s
  • Supports the development and implementation of care plans by the CCM’s
  • Assists the CCM’s by providing input to the clinical aspects of case management that involve therapeutic issues, such as intake, assessment, care plans, discharge planning, support requests and safety planning
  • Provides regularly scheduled consultation with the staff team by attending staff meetings
  • Assists the team in problem solving to address client issues

Direct Service and Inter-Agency Consultation:

  • Provides direct clinical services to clients as needed
  • Engages clients’ families in the treatment process, whenever possible
  • Provides consultation to collateral agencies such as child and family services, schools, and probation services

Staff Team Professional Development:

  • Facilitates topic-specific training sessions as needed to assist the staff team and foster parents in order to further develop identified areas of growth and learning
  • Actively participates in their own profession growth through relevant training

Continuity of Care:

  • Participates as a member of the APH team
  • Extends consultation whenever possible by sharing APH resources and information
  • Attends MYS staff meetings and contributes to the overall functioning of MYS by assuming appropriate additional responsibilities as needed
  • Represents the APH program both within and outside of MYS
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of all clinical activities
  • Maintains open communication within the agency and fulfills administrative duties as assigned
  • Maintains clinical/professional development through reading, attending workshops and peer and clinical consultation on a regular basis
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree in applicable field of practice from an accredited university
  • Must have 5 years’ recent and relevant experience in a Supervised clinical setting
  • Must have minimum 4 years’ experience working directly with children/youth and families
  • Willingness to participate in agency required training
  • Ability to complete evidence based clinical assessments and make recommendations.
  • Knowledge of systems and attachment theory
  • Ability to develop and deliver relevant training
  • Trauma and Resiliency informed practice
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and take initiative
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing and being


  • Registration with accrediting body
  • Familiarization with Circle of Courage principles
  • ASIST, NVCI, and cultural competency training, or willingness to obtain
  • Ability to build effective work relationships as well as partnerships with external individuals/organizations

SALARY RANGE: $49,835.82 – $65,887.46 d.o.q. per annum. MYS offers a competitive benefit package and pension plan.

HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week – Monday to Friday


Applicants must demonstrate in their resume or cover letter how they meet the requirements of the position. Please indicate in the title of your email your full name and competition number.


CLOSING DATE: interested candidates are requested to submit a resume by 12:00 noon Jan 15/18 

Please forward a cover letter and resume (in word or PDF format) prior to the closing date, to:

Macdonald Youth Services – Human Resources
175 Mayfair Ave  Winnipeg  Manitoba   R3L0A1
Fax: 204.284.4431

MYS is an equal opportunity employer, Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce.  All job offers are conditional upon providing the following satisfactory, and current (within 3 months) background checks: Child/Adult Abuse Registry Check; Prior Contact Check; and Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  For further information about our other employment and volunteer opportunities please visit our website

Career Opportunity

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The following is a paid advertisement. The Manitoba Psychological Society does not necessarily endorse any service or educational opportunity advertised.

We are a group of mental health professionals, and are looking to add to our Clinical Psychology team. If you are a Senior Registered Clinical Psychologist and are interested in maintaining a part-time practice where all you have to do is ‘show up’ and offer your pearls of wisdom, we can provide you with a space, a client base, and a positive group of professionals to work with.

If you are looking for more than a part-time commitment, or are not fully registered, we have a large referral base and could negotiate different types of working relationships. Salary would be commensurate with training and experience.

If you are would like more information about our Clinic, go to Please feel free to call Mind Matters Clinic at (204) 477-8555 and speak to either Dr. Cathy Moser or Dr. Jay Greenfeld if you have any questions. You may fax your CV and cover letter to (204) 487-4248 or email

Career Opportunity

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Manitoba Families/Community Service Delivery/Centralized Services and Resources
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Advertisement Number: 33282
Salary Range:  $82,158 – $103,663
Closing Date:  February 28, 2018

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

An eligibility list may be created for similar regular and term full-time positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

We also encourage applicants seeking part time employment to apply.

This posting has an extended closing date.  Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis.


Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Psychologist (C.Psych) with Psychological Association of Manitoba
  • Must be a member in good standing with the current licensing body
  • Must have satisfactory Criminal Record Check (vulnerable sector search), Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and ability to travel throughout Manitoba


  • A doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in Psychology (Clinical or Applied Behavior Analysis) from an accredited graduate program
  • Experience working with individuals (children or adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities or special needs) and/or their families/caregivers  
  • Experience administering and interpreting psychological assessments, including issues relevant to intellectual/cognitive assessment and diagnosis of intellectual and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Experience with providing clinical/behavioral intervention to children, adolescents, and/or adults
  • Knowledge of the theories of clinical supervision as it pertains to supervising other clinicians
  • Knowledge of the Vulnerable Persons Act
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment including developing relationships with specialists, clients, case managers, care providers, families and various service providers
  • Ability to work independently
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Proficiency in using MS Office Software applications particularly Word, Excel and Outlook


Reporting to the Senior Psychologist, Winnipeg Region, the Psychologist independently provides an advanced and broad range of psychological/behavioral supports (complex psychological evaluation/assessment, diagnosis and therapeutic intervention), to a wide range of referred individuals identified as eligible within the mandate of Community Services Delivery in the Winnipeg Region (Adult Services, Children’s disABILITY Services, and Manitoba Early Learning & Child Care).

The Psychologist will supervise the work of clinical specialists within the Winnipeg Region and rural regions of Manitoba.  The clinician also provides public education and consultation to community groups and agencies in the area of behavioral/clinical applications for individuals with special needs.  The position provides clinical services within the general parameters and standards set by the Department, and according to the expectation of the Psychological Association of Manitoba (P.A.M.).

A complete copy of the position description is available upon request.

Apply to:

Advertisement No. 33282
Civil Service Commission
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0C4
Phone: 204-945-4394
Fax: 204-948-2193


Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.