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Mental Health Clinician – Child & Youth (MCFD Liaison)

Job Title: Mental Health Clinician - Child & Youth (MCFD Liaison)
Work Site: Vancouver Community/MCFD 
Status: Temporary Full Time - Until approximately June 2018 (1.00 FTE)
Start Date:As soon as possible 
Salary: $32.39 - $40.40 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700 - changing to rotating shifts between 0830-2000 in the near future.
Reference#: 094394-kwe


Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and vision and values of the organization, works as part of a multidisciplinary team to perform assessments, coordinate client care, and provide treatment services for children and youth with severe mental health issues. Conducts psychosocial assessment on children experiencing severe behavioural, social, emotional disturbances and serious mental health problems; collaborates with multidisciplinary team and consults with team psychologist and psychiatrists/pediatrician, develops, implements, maintains, and adjusts individualized treatment plans; and performs behavioural interventions, family sessions, parent groups, psychoeducation, and individual child counselling according to a variety of theoretical models. Establishes and maintains relationships based on respect, initiates and participates in case conferences/meetings, provides support to colleagues and consultative services to child & youth services providers for continuity of care.


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Knowledge & Abilities

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as external candidates. Seniority will not apply.***

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