Specific Department and Program:
Outpatient Mental Health-REACH Team
Number of positions required:
Sep 18, 2018
Halton Healthcare Services Posting #: 2018-828799
Mental Health – Outpatient Child & Adolescent Mental Health Day Program-(REACH-Recovery through Education for Adolescents and Children of Halton)
Primarily days (with some evening work)
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
The REACH program is a
partnership with the Halton District School Board. The REACH program focusses on providing mental health support and educational instruction to help children and adolescents experiencing a range of significant mental health concerns work towards both their recovery and educational goals. The program runs 5 days per week and includes both mental health and educational components each day. The REACH program is often accessed as an individual leaves inpatient mental health care or as an alternative to inpatient care. Clients generally spend between 1-8 weeks in the REACH program before transitioning back to their home school environment and other appropriate mental health services.
The Family Therapist will provide comprehensive assessment, treatment (including Family Therapy) and discharge planning utilizing a range of evidenced based therapies designed to improve outcomes for clients. The clinician will organize and attend case conferences/consultations with treatment providers, including physicians, schools and other community organizations as deemed appropriate, to advocate on behalf of the client. Clinician is responsible for maintaining current information on community resources and agencies to best support client needs. Clinician will be responsible for conducting/co-facilitating CBT
and DBT skills and other groups for the Children and Adolescents within the REACH program.
Halton Healthcare is seeking individuals who are competent in their chosen profession; patient/customer focused; team players; effective communicators; caring and respectful and are fiscally responsible.
Master of Social Work (child focus preferred) required
Must be a member of the respective college
Minimum of 5 years previous clinical experience in child and adolescent mental health with demonstrated knowledge, skill and ability in the holistic assessment, treatment and evaluation of clients required
Knowledge and skill base in CBT, DBT and Solution Focused Therapy preferred
Must have a strong Family Therapist background
Knowledge and skills related to crisis intervention required
Demonstrated previous group experience with this population
Demonstrated commitment to professional development
Demonstrated ability to document according to college standards
Demonstrated ability to function independently and be self-directed to think critically and problem solve effectively
Demonstrated capacity to deliver culturally sensitive and appropriate patient care
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team setting
Commitment to customer service and teamwork
Knowledge of Halton Community Resources an asset
Excellent employment and attendance record
Date Posted: September 18, 2018
Internal applications due by:
September 25, 2018
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we’d like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at
directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
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