Homewood Health: Psychotherapist – Addiction Medicine Program

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Company BioMake a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning. Many dynamic improvements are taking place in AMP. We-re excited to announce that we-re proceeding with a new model of care that significantly lowers the patient-to-prime therapist ratio. This will intensify the meaningful work that can be accomplished, and also strengthen our team approach. As a team member, you-ll have many opportunities to assist people making significant change in their lives. You-ll be supported by a new management team, and highly skilled colleagues with a significant range of experience and expertise in addictions treatment. We-re doing leading edge research through our Post-Discharge Outcomes study with the Homewood Research Institute, and guiding all program development based on existing and new evidence.As a Psychotherapist, you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!Hours of work: Temporary, Full-Time, 35 hours a week, including one evening (12-8) and approximately one Saturday (8-4) per month until June 2022.What you’ll be doingAs one of our Psychotherapists, you’ll be involved in the assessment, treatment, and aftercare planning to support patients in their recovery process. This includes facilitating psychoeducational sessions as well as facilitating process groups for individuals struggling with substance use disorders, concurrent disorders and special populations that include emerging adults, health care professionals and first-responders, military and veterans. Competence in best-practice treatment modalities including, Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, is required. This work necessitates the ability to practice the controlled act of psychotherapy and as such requires registration in a regulatory college. The Addiction Medicine Program offers abstinence-based treatment.What you’ll be doingProvides counselling to support the individual-s addiction and mental health recoveryDevelops and presents psycho-educational and psycho-dynamic sessions to clients/patients in individual or group formatsProvides a learning experience for volunteers, staff and students through supporting their observer role in group and/or by supervising studentsFacilitates group counselling sessionsLiaises with referral sources and other relevant community supports to advance patient/client-s progressSupports patient-s/clients- discharge planning needs through referral to appropriate community resourcesAssists patients/clients in coordinating outpatient counselling and/or follow-upWhat we’re looking forBachelor-s or master-s degree in a recognized Social Science program with addiction specific educationMust be a member in good standing with the relevant regulatory college/governing body in Ontario or in pursuit of relevant credentialExperience in group and individual counselling, strong customer service skillsExperience coordinating client care with other service providersDemonstrated experience in concurrent disordersAbility to work independently; skills in presenting togroups; ability to work within an interdisciplinary team; excellent time management and organizational skillsEvidence of good work and attendance recordDemonstrated commitment to Homewood-s Values (Service Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration, Integrity)Commitment to working within Homewood-s Health and Safety StandardsWhy work with usHomewood Health is Canada-s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!#HomewoodisHiringEmployment Equity & Closing StatementHomewood Health Inc. is committed to ensuring that its teams reflect the diversity of our community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with the various provincial legislations that we operate under, Homewood Health is committed to working in collaboration with any team member who may require workplace accommodation in order to successfully perform any or all aspects of their role.Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.