Come work as a Mental Health Clinician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Mental Health Clinician with a Master's Degree in an Allied Health Discipline to join the Child and Adolescent Response Team in Vancouver, BC.
As a Mental Health Clinician with Vancouver Child & Youth Mental Health, you will :
Work 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.
Conduct psychosocial assessment on children experiencing severe behavioural, social, emotional disturbances and serious mental health problems.
Develop, implement, maintain, and adjust individualized treatment plans.
Perform behavioural interventions, family sessions, parent groups, psychoeducation, and individual child counselling according to a variety of theoretical models.
Establish and maintain relationships based on respect, and initiate and participate in case conferences / meetings.
Provide support to colleagues and consultative services to child & youth services providers for continuity of care.
RECOVERY RESPECT RESILIENCE
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IS COMMITTED TO COLLABORATING WITH CONSUMERS AND FAMILIES TO BUILD ON STRENGTHS, TALENTS AND INTERESTS IN ORDER TO FOSTER A COMMUNITY OF HOPE, GROWTH AND SELF-DETERMINATION.
Education & Experience
Master’s degree in an Allied Health Discipline from a recognized program.
Three (3) years’ recent, related experience working with child and youth in a mental health setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle.
Knowledge & Abilities
Knowledge of the principles of recovery in mental illness.
Comprehensive knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of behavioural, social emotional and mental health / psychiatric problems in children and youth.
Broad knowledge of the normal growth and development of children.
Demonstrated ability to work with children with behavioural, social, emotional and mental health / psychiatric issues.
Basic computer literacy to operate computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.