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PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTANT

Permanent – 2 days/week; up to full time


The CLINICAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM has new permanent opportunities for Psychological Assistants in our Child and Adolescent Service:

  • SSCY (Specialized Services for Children and Youth) – FASD Clinic
  • Health Sciences Centre – Child & Adolescent Consult Service

Time commitments and scheduling are flexible; the position can range from .4 FTE up to full time, and may be located at one or both of the above sites.

As a valued member of the team, the Psychological Assistant’s role is predominantly assessment, involving administration and scoring of standardized cognitive and neuropsychological tests. The Psychological Assistant will work with varied clinical populations of children, including those with developmental disorders, brain injury, and brain disease. Clinical interviewing and report preparation may also be involved, depending on the experience of the candidate. A Master’s degree in Psychology with related clinical experience working with children and adolescents is required.

The position reports to Clinical Health Psychology’s Director, Child and Adolescent Service, and to the WRHA CHP Program Medical Director. Salary is based on the WRHA Psychological Assistant scale, and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For inquiries, please contact Dr. Jane Bow at jbow@hsc.mb.ca

Visit the posting on the WRHA Careers website
and apply for this exciting opportunity at:

https://careers.wrha.mb.ca/job/Winnipeg-Psychology-Assistant-MB/539053717/

COVID-19 and MPS Events Update

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March 29 Update:

MPS has recently updated its webpage to include two new pages:
COVID-19 Practice Resources for Psychologists (members only) and COVID-19 Mental Health Resources for the General Public.

 

March 14 Update:

Dear MPS Members and Workshop Registrants

In light of the growing concerns regarding COVID-19 the MPS Board has voted to cancel our March 30, 2020 AGM.  Members who have already registered for this event will receive full refunds.  Annual reports will be sent out to our members later this month.

MPS has also decided to postpone our April 24 workshop entitled Assessing Allegations of Trauma in Civil and Forensic Contexts.  Those who have already registered for this event will receive a full refund.  We will provide an updated date as soon as it is available.

Please contact MPS Executive Director, Dr. Karen Dyck, C. Psych,, at executived@mps.ca if you should have any questions.

March 13 Update:

In consideration of the recent pandemic and potential concerns attendees may have regarding the COVID-19 virus, the Manitoba Psychological Society (MPS) would like to provide an update regarding the upcoming events planned for March 30 (MPS Members Annual General Meeting) and April 24 (Spring Workshop entitled Assessing Allegations of Trauma in Civil and Forensic Contexts).  We will continue to monitor the situation carefully and adhere to recommendations from government and health authorities regarding travel and meetings.  We will notify MPS members and registrants of any changes to these planned events.

The well-being of our presenters and attendees is paramount and we have taken measures to ensure a safe environment.  We have contacted the venues and have been provided with detailed information about the steps they are taking in accordance with current recommended precautions.  We have also revised our cancellation policies for both of the aforementioned events in order to encourage registrants to make health conscious decisions that take into consideration their own health status and risk factors.  We ask that individuals who are feeling ill remain at home.  Individuals who cancel their registration up to 3 days prior to the event will receive a full refund and those who cancel with less than 3 days notice will receive a credit to be used at future MPS events.  These credits will not expire.  We will also be encouraging participants to practice good hand hygiene and utilize low risk greetings (e.g., elbow bumps, waves, versus handshakes and hugs). 

At the time of this email the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reported the overall risk for the general population in Canada remains low.  Individuals are encouraged to visit the PHAC website for additional information regarding symptoms, preventative measures, as well as to obtain the most up-to-date information regarding the status of COVID-19 (https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html).

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our upcoming events please contact the Dr. Karen Dyck, C. Psych, MPS Executive Director at executived@mps.ca.

Research Opportunity

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

Researchers at the University of Manitoba are looking for mothers of children (boys or girls) with Autism Spectrum Disorders to participate in a brief online survey, which is aimed at investigating the strengths of these families.  This study also seeks to recruit a sample of mothers with sons between 6-11 years of age without Autism Spectrum Disorders.


Mothers can participate by clicking or copying the following link:
https://umanitobapsych.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1RFE23ZPifneXwp 

Please also feel free to circulate the attached research posters to those who may be interested.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Dr. Jen Theule at Jen.Theule@umanitoba.ca.  You can also visit our website for more information about our past and present research activities at www.fdpl.ca.

ASD Poster
TDASD Poster

Office Space for Rent

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

 

Professional office space with excellent view of Winnipeg landmarks available for rent at 400 Tache. Ideal for a psychiatrist, psychologist, neurologist, therapist, or related specialist.

Located on the 7th floor of 400 Tache, the available office space is within a newly established clinic focused on the treatment of neuropsychiatric diseases using non-invasive and innovative brain stimulation techniques.

A variety of office spaces are available within the clinic, some of which boast large windows providing ample natural light and offering an impressive view over downtown Winnipeg. The entire clinic was recently fully renovated, and the space is large enough to accommodate group therapy sessions either within private office space or in the shared waiting area after hours.

Included in rent are:

  • Shared reception and waiting area
  • Shared staff kitchenette
  • Wireless internet, fax, and mail
  • Office cleaning
  • Heat and electricity

Additional services can be negotiated, such as a shared receptionist, access to electronic medical records, and office equipment.

400 Tache is conveniently located directly across the street from St. Boniface Hospital, close to downtown Winnipeg, and serviced by numerous bus routes. The building is primarily occupied by medical clinics and hosts a pharmacy as well as imaging and laboratory services. 400 Tache has on-site paid parking and security.

Tenancy is available immediately. Viewings can be arranged by appointment. Please direct queries to brainwavemanitoba@gmail.com or 204-414-0077. Thank you for your interest!

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.

Consider Clinical Health Psychology for a rewarding and stimulating career!

Clinical Health Psychology (CHP -Shared Health /WRHA/University of Manitoba) has a number of permanent full-time Clinical Psychologist job opportunities. Positions are available in both our Child & Adolescent Services and our Adult Services, primarily related to new funding and to retirements.

The 3 positions featured here are Child & Adolescent Services GFT jobs, which means they have combined clinical (consult/treatment/assessment) and academic (clinical training/applied research) responsibilities.

Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist
C & A Psychology Consult Service
Winnipeg: Health Sciences Centre

Clinical Child Psychologist
C & A Psychology Consult Service
Winnipeg: Health Sciences Centre

Clinical Child Psychologist
Child Protection Centre
Winnipeg: Health Sciences Centre

There are also Term (PT/FT) opportunities in both Child & Adolescent and Adult services, related to maternity leaves.  The Child & Adolescent Term positions involve preschool developmental assessment and treatment, as well as school age general diagnostic assessment and treatment for health and mental health conditions.

Adult positions were circulated previously and can be found on CHP’s UManitoba site http://umanitoba.ca/medicine/clinical_health_psych/ )

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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.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Psychologist – Occupational Health

Safeguarding the well-being of our officers is critical to the safety of the public. That’s why RCMP psychologists play an essential role in the organization: they deliver services that help keep our officers safe and healthy. If you want to make a real difference in your community and your country, explore what we have to offer.

Highlights

  • Full-time permanent
  • Salary up to $121,643 with the option to maintain a private practice
  • Various language requirements
  • Great benefits

Apply online at: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1312975&toggleLanguage=en

 

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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.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Chief Psychologist – Occupational Health

Safeguarding the well-being of our officers is critical to the safety of the public. That’s why RCMP psychologists play an essential role in the organization: they deliver services that help keep our officers safe and healthy. If you want to make a real difference in your community and your country, explore what we have to offer.

Highlights

  • Full-time permanent
  • Salary up to $134,650 with the option to maintain a private practice
  • Great benefits and pension

Apply online at: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1383534&toggleLanguage=en

 

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Continuing Education Workshop

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

Block Building Therapies is pleased to bring Dr. Tim Feeney, Clinical Psychologist back to Winnipeg in April, 2020.  Since our last 2 day workshop with Dr. Feeney in 2012, attendees, educators and clinicians have been asking when he will be returning to Winnipeg.  Finally, Dr. Feeney is coming back to share his excellent knowledge and experience in his work with students and adults with complex behavioural needs.

Please click here to view our poster for his upcoming hands-on workshop.  Bring your most complex case studies as there will be more than enough time to discuss every situation you may have with students and people you support.  Educators, paraprofessionals and clinical staff are all welcome, as well as families and caregivers who are supporting our clients.

There is Always Something That Works – Supporting Individuals with Challenging Behaviours

DATE:  April 15 & 16, 2020
TIME:  8am – 4:30pm
LOCATION:  Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Ave., Winnipeg

For more information or to register, please see attached information or visit our website at www.blockbuilding.ca.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Nicole Beauchesne, O.T. Reg. (MB)
Manager & Occupational Therapist
Block Building Therapies
830 St. Mary’s Rd.
Winnipeg, MB R2M 3P4
P: 204-231-0785
F: 204-231-4442
E: info@blockbuilding.ca
Website: www.blockbuilding.ca

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.

Psychologist – Youth Forensic Services

Permanent Full-Time

As a site of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s (WRHA) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, in Winnipeg Manitoba, MATC provides a range of mental health services to children and youth who experience mental health and/or emotional disorders, and their families. A full continuum of programs and services, both community and hospital based, are available to children, adolescents and their families.

Position Overview

Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre (MATC) is a Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) site for Child and Adolescent 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.

Reports to the Director of Psychology. Responsibilities include a significant 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 include psychological assessment and treatment to children and youth regarding a range of mental health/emotional/behavioral issues; consultation with internal and external systems; working within multi-disciplinary teams; consultation/supervision to students/staff as appropriate.

MATC Psychologists receive Medical Staff Privileges through the WRHA’s Clinical Health Psychology Program.

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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.

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Position Overview

The Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre (MATC) provides a range of mental health services to children and adolescents who experience mental health and/or emotional disorders. A full continuum of programs and services, both community and hospital based, are available to children, adolescents and their families. Services range from brief interventions to intensive long-term treatment. Treatment is provided from a variety of perspectives and is delivered in partnership with parents and collateral agencies.

Reports to the Director of Psychology. Responsible for a wide range of clinical services with respect to children and youth. Provides clinical services including: psycho-diagnostic assessment, treatment, consultation with internal and external systems, and consultation/supervision and continuing education to students/staff as appropriate. Functions within inter-professional teams.

MATC Psychologists obtain Medical Staff Privileges through the WRHA’s Clinical Health Psychology Program.

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