Save the Date: MPS AGM 2020

By | Events, Mailings

Looking for Camaraderie, Learning, Contribution to Community, and Good Food?  All in One Event?

Save the date and join us again for the Manitoba Psychological Society Annual General Meeting.

March 30, 2020 at Inn at the Forks

This event will be held in the late afternoon and evening.  In addition to the business meeting, there will be a presentation and a student poster display.  

As always, continuing education credits may be claimed for professional psychology meetings and relevant presentations (information available through the Psychological Association of Manitoba)

Looking forward to seeing you on March 30!

Career Opportunity

By | Advertisement, Employment, Mailings

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

Clinical Therapist

Job Description

Provides individual, group and/or family therapy, within a thriving multidisciplinary clinic.

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 individuals, groups and families (private and/or not-for-profit)
  • 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, or other Mental Health Field
  • Training in psycho-analytical, transformation, spiritual, and depth psychology would be an asset
  • Training in, and understanding of complex trauma, attachment, defense mechanisms, and nurturing resiliency
  • Coaching and mediation
  • Strong understanding of suicide interventions
  • As strong background working with First Responders with occupational stress injuries
  • 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

Career Opportunity

By | Advertisement, Employment, Mailings

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