Career Opportunity

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

Child/Youth Therapist

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides individual, group and/or family therapy
  • Participates in multidisciplinary treatment planning
  • Develops comprehensive psycho-social assessments and progress reports
  • Participates in the clinical supervision and peer case consultation sessions
  • Documents chart notes in the medical files according to requirements of PHIA
  • Responsible for maintenance of client files

Desired Work Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of direct clinical experience providing service for children and youth, groups and families (private and/or not-for-profit)
  • Providing therapeutic services for children and youth in foster care and supporting families who have come together through adoption
  • Additional experience supporting children and youth who are experiencing a breakdown in their family through separation/divorce
  • Superior progress report writing skills
  • Proficient in deriving clinical formulations

Desired Education/Skills

  • Master’s Level degree, or equivalent education/experience, in Psychology/Counselling, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy or other Children and Youth fields
  • A good understanding of children who have experienced trauma, loss, grief and bullying
  • Training in, and understanding of complex trauma, attachment, defense mechanisms, and nurturing resiliency
  • Parent/child mediation and conflict resolution
  • Strong understanding of suicide interventions
  • Eligible for registration with regulatory body

Professional Assets

  • Able to work as a creative and collaborative team member
  • Demonstrates strong self-awareness and has a strong commitment to self-honouring practices and personal growth
  • Ability to travel
  • Experience delivering workshops

Interested candidates may forward their resume to sarah@drlavack.com