Aboriginal Child And Youth Mental

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Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services Society

JOB POSTING: ACYMH CLINICIAN – FORT ST JOHN & FORT NELSON

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services (Nenan) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as an Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health (ACYMH) Clinician. As an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Clinician will provide culturally appropriate services and information which enhance the relationships and wellness of children and families who are experiencing significant challenges, in the Treaty 8 lands of Northeastern British Columbia. The ACYMH Clinician is located in Fort St John. The position is under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. Travel between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson will be required. Evening and weekend work as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Connects and collaborates with appropriate referral sources

• Conduct intakes

• Conduct mental health assessments and develop assessment reports

• Conduct provisional DSM diagnosis

• Develop and execute treatment plans

• Maintain appropriate Clinical and administrative records

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Awareness of First Nations culture and issues affecting First Nations families and communities

• Knowledge and familiarity with northern and rural communities

• Develop and maintain working knowledge and relationships with natural partners and supports in the communities

• Demonstrated expertise and knowledge in Clinical Mental Health assessment, diagnosis and treatment

• Ability to conduct suicide assessments and assist with crisis interventions

• Comfortable with conducting both Psycho-educational and treatment focused group sessions to various ages

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• Master’s Degree in Social Work, Educational Counselling, Clinical Psychology, Child and Youth Care, or comparable degree with strong clinical skills

• Education in DSM diagnosis and related treatments for common Mental Health challenges

• Registered with a professional association

• Two years of related experience with responsibility for providing mental health services to children and families

• Experience working with Aboriginal communities

• A valid BC class 5 driver’s license and criminal record check are mandatory

Interested candidates submit cover letter and resume to:Heather McBryan, Executive Director, Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services, 10615 – 102 St. Fort St. John, BC V1J 5L3, Fax: 250 787 2152, email: hmcbryan@nenan.ca

We appreciate all applications however only those short listed will be contacted. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

 
Posted City: Fort St. John
Posted: 12/02/2019
Expires: 01/13/2020
Ad ID: 664690
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Posted by: Heather McBryan
Registered City: Fort St John
Member Since: 2019
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