Association canadienne-française de l’Ontario, Conseil régional des Mille-Îles
St Lawrence Youth Association
March 28, 2019
Duration / Durée
Salary / Salaire
Starting at $56,908.80 per annum.
Hours / Heures
40 hour work week including rotating on call duties evenings and weekends as required.
Start Date / Date de rentrée
How to Apply / Comment appliquer
By Email/ Par courriel
Please Specify / Veuillez spécifier (e.g.
Please apply in writing with a cover letter and resumé. Cover letter must clearly demonstrate how you meet the qualifications. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Diane Irwin, Executive Director, St. Lawrence Youth Association By 2:00 pm, Sunday, April 14th, 2019
Advertised until / Annoncé jusqu'au
April 14, 2019
City / Ville


The Intensive Support and Supervision (ISSP) Therapist will deliver high quality direct one-to-one psychotherapy addressing the cognitive, emotional or behavioural disturbances of young persons in conflict with the law and their families in the community. You will maintain a confidential therapeutic relationship and participate in regular clinical consultation and supervision. You will supervise field placement students as required. You will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment. You will perform these and other duties as may be required on a flexible schedule.

Skills & Experience / Compétences & expérience

EDUCATION: A Master’s degree in Social Services, Social Work, Counselling, or Mental Health is preferred. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with extensive and relevant experience will also be considered. Consideration may be given for applicants in the end stages or practicum portion of their degree.

QUALIFICATIONS: Registered Psychotherapist, Social Worker or equivalent. Consideration will be given to applicants in the initial or qualifying stages of registration.
Training in the psychology of criminal conduct;
Experience developing and implementing cognitive behavioural therapies for youth;
Strong counselling and clinical skills, including training and experience in counselling and motivational interviewing techniques.
Broad knowledge of mental illness, diagnosis, and treatment;
Knowledge and training in suicide assessment and intervention;
Familiar with Canadian Provincial and Federal legislation – Child & Family Services Act (ON), Youth Criminal Justice Act (CAN) and Occupational Health & Safety Act (ON);
Strong clinical assessment and treatment skills, proven communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member;
Possess excellent documentation skills;
High level of accountability and sensitivity for confidential information;
Computer skills;
Ability to work independently;
Willingness to work flexible hours and participate in a regular on call rotation;
Criminal reference check that is declared suitable for vulnerable sector employment;
Up to date immunization status according to national standards, including Hep B and a two-step TB protocol completed once;
Note from physician indicating “Fit to work”;
Current First Aid / CPR-C certificate
Valid Ontario G driver’s license and offence-free driving record (Driving Abstract required) and reliable transportation.

ASSET QUALIFICATION: Bilingualism (French/English);
6 months volunteer experience

PERSONAL Positive Attitude
SUITABILITY: Emotional Maturity, Tact and Patience
Commitment to Professional Development

LOCATION: Lanark, Leeds and Grenville, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward and Hastings counties.

Other Comments / Autres commentaires

St. Lawrence Youth Association values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”). If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the hiring committee member of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.