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MACDONALD YOUTH SERVICES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
POSITION: Assessment Clinician, Centralized Intake & Assessments – Term/Full-Time
This is a Maternity/Parental Leave of Absence; a minimum of 2 (two) weeks notice or 1 (one) pay period will be provided should this term go on longer or end sooner than anticipated.
SUMMARY: The Assessment Clinician provides screening, intake, assessment and referral services for children and youth in care within MYS Healing Homes Programs. This position provides direct service to the Williamson Planning and Assessment Home.
Reporting to the Manager, Centralized Intake and Assessment, the Assessment Clinician utilizes evidence-based tools to complete a comprehensive assessment of each child/youth’s strengths and needs, functioning and available resources, and provides recommendations for placement and therapeutic interventions. The Assessment Clinician collaborates with internal and external resources, family, caregivers, community supports and agencies to ensure the needs and strengths of each child/youth are identified and ensures youth-centric outcomes. The Clinician functions within a collaborative, strengths based, trauma informed, culturally responsive framework. The Clinician provides culturally competent services, ensuring youth safety, choice, and empowerment are priorities at MYS.