• Clinical Therapist

The Eskasoni School Board Now accepting applications for the following full time position: Position Title: Clinical Therapist Location: Eskasoni Elementary and Middle School Salary: According to the Eskasoni School Board pay scale Job Summary: The Eskasoni School Board requires a Clinical Therapist to provide individual, group and family counselling/therapy for psychological or emotional problems. The Clinical Therapist will use evaluation techniques and develop and implement therapeutic, psychosocial treatment plans for students in a school setting. The Clinical Therapist will work in collaboration with the administrators, resource specialists and school counsellors to strengthen connections between home, school and the community. Requirements: • Master's Degree in Psychology or Social Work with clinical experience • Minimum 2 years experience in child psychology and school psychology • Strong psychosocial assessment skills and completing child needs assessments for early identification and intervention of mental health disorders for children and youth • Knowledge of behaviour management, behaviour therapy to children and youth • Experience in counselling/support to parents regarding child behavioral or learning problems • Writing skills for reports, correspondence and procedure manuals Proficient with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills • Knowledge of Mi'kmaq culture and language • Understanding of holistic programming and supportive environment for children & youth Preference will be given to Aboriginal people in accordance to the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission Application Process: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with 3 references. The selected candidate will be required to submit criminal record and child abuse registry checks. While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Submit the above information to: Shannon Denny, Human Resource Generalist Eskasoni School Board 4645 Shore Road Eskasoni, NS B1W 1K3 Phone: 902-379-2206 Fax: 902-379-2273 Email: shannondenny@schoolbd.ca Deadline to accept applications: November 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
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PostedNovember 29, 2017