Mental Health Therapist

Mental Health Therapist

Requisition #: ALB00095767

Location: Brooks, Alberta

Posting End Date: July 3, 2019

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Salary: $39.42 - $52.36 per hour

Your Opportunity:

We are seeking a highly skilled, team oriented and dynamic individual to join our team in Brooks. As an MHT, you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Albertans. As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention utilizing a variety of treatment modalities to persons experiencing significant mental health difficulties. Working both independently and as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence informed and best practices in crisis intervention, assessment, consultation, referral, case management and treatment.

The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for: assessment, making a provisional diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment, case management, crisis intervention, clinical consultation, education and referral services for children, youth and their families as appropriate, with mental health and concurrent addiction and mental health issues. The community of Brooks is located in southeast Alberta on the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately 185 km southeast of Calgary and 100 km northwest of Medicine Hat. The community embraces the arts, offers many recreational activities and celebrates many annual community events, Brooks is the destination for the ultimate outdoor

Description:

As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention utilizing a variety of treatment modalities (individual, family, group) to persons experiencing significant mental health difficulties. Working both independently and as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence informed and best practices in crisis intervention, assessment, consultation, referral, case management and treatment.

Qualifications:

Completion of one of the following programs: Master's degree in Psychology. Master's degree in Social Work (clinical specialization) including education in mental health assessment and psychotherapy and who have Psychosocial Intervention Authorization. Master's degree in Occupational Therapy including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Master's degree in Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Active or eligible for registration with the applicable regulatory college.

Completion of one of the following programs will be considered: Bachelor of Social Work including training and experience in mental health assessment and psychotherapy and who have Psychosocial Intervention Authorization. Bachelor's degree in Nursing with: a. Related Master's degree including training in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy or, b. Experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy or a. Related Master's degree including training in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy or, b. Considerable experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Minimum of 1 year of relevant mental health experienced.


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