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Posted March 22, 2017
Alberta Health Services - Clinical Psychologist - Grande Prairie


Grande Prairie, found in northwest Alberta, is a growing city with over 60,000 residents and serving approximately 260,000 people in the trading area. Grande Prairie has something for everyone! Outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities are available at the numerous parks and golf courses, in addition to a state of the art recreation facility. The city also has a vibrant arts and culture community with an art gallery, a few museums, and live theatre. There are also a multitude of dining and shopping opportunities. Alberta Health Services is invested in Grande Prairie with construction underway for a new regional hospital and cancer centre.


Reporting to the Manager, the Clinical Psychologist provides a broad range of clinical assessment and treatment services to outpatients in the Grande Prairie Bariatric Specialty Clinic. The incumbent is a member of a multidisciplinary team and collaborates and consults with other health care services regarding patient treatment and follow-up services. The Clinical Psychologist provides input for service planning, and facilitates in-services to staff.


Carries out psychological assessments including:

  • Conducting interviews with patients
  • Performing psychological testing, including intellectual, achievement, personality and neuropsychological screening/testing
  • Analyzing data obtained through testing
  • Providing written reports of findings to physicians
  • Conferring with physician regarding reports


Providing outpatient treatment by:

  • Providing individual therapy
  • Facilitating/co-facilitating outpatient therapy groups


Consults and collaborates with other health care services by:

  • Liaising with Bariatric interdisciplinary team
  • Liaising with potential referral sources such as but not limited to Occupational, Recreational or Physiotherapy, and Social Work
  • Coordinating assessment and treatment plans
  • Providing psychological consultation on surgical patients and documenting findings on patient charts


Assists in the development and maintenance of a quality psychiatric service by:

  • Maintaining program documentation
  • Preparing, analyzing and submitting reports, statistics, and program documentation to the Manager
  • Facilitating effective communication by sharing information in accordance with all Acts, Policies and Procedures and Protocol recognized by Alberta Health Services
  • Communicating with and updating the Manager and Clinic Coordinator on a regular basis
  • Attending and contributing to team meetings; participating on committees as requested by the Manager


Designs and conducts in-service education and training for staff by:

  • Communicating with Manager to determine scope of training
  • Facilitating in-service sessions
  • Making recommendations for skills training sessions


Performs other related duties as required.


In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Job Requirements:

  • Registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Valid Alberta driver’s license
  • Master’s degree in Psychology. Chartered Psychologist or eligible for chartering
  • Experience in Psychological testing, including neuropsychological screening/testing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Previous experience in group therapy preferred
  • Experience in psychiatric services preferred
  • Experience working with Bariatric Population and asset


Knowledge of the Mental Health Act, relevant professional legislation and other legislated acts (i.e. Child and Family Enhancement Act, Dependent Adult Act, Health Information act, FOIPP).


Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate expertise in individual and group therapy treatment modalities
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to and provide clinical assessments/interventions to those presenting with mental health issues and their families
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, orally and in writing
  • Ability to function effectively within a dynamic work environment, under limited direction
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload
  • Ability to analyze and document information
  • Ability to teach using adult learning principles
  • Presentation skills
  • Computer skills


Apply online by visiting AHS.ca/Careers and clicking on Apply Now, then doing an Advanced Search for Requisition #: 411017, or go to:



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Posted March 20, 2017
The Sturgeon School Division - Full-Time Registered Psychologist


Registered Psychologist

Posted on: applytoeducation:
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2017 at: 4:30 PM MST/MDT

Job Type: Full Time Temporary
Schools: All
Start Date:
End Date:
June 30, 2017

The Sturgeon School Division, located just north of Edmonton, is seeking a full or part-time Registered Psychologist primarily for their Early Childhood Education Department and for school age assessments until June 30, 2017 with the possibility of extension into the next school year.

The Registered Psychologist functions as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team and their primary role is to assess and provide behavioral support to Early Childhood Education programs.


Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assess/screen children as referred and submit reports
  • Debrief parents and teachers  Consult with staff and families
  • Attend Psychologist department, administration and client review meetings
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams of Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists and Family Support Workers
  • In-home consultation with FSCD
  • Behavioural Consultation
  • Develop Individual Behaviour Support Plans



  • Registration as a Psychologist in the Province of Alberta
  • Provisional Psychologist will be considered
  • Valid Teaching Certificate preferred
  • Use of a personal vehicle and a valid Alberta Driver's License
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organization and team skills & abilities
  • Experience/knowledge in working with pre-school children is an asset


Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume on-line at www.sturgeon.ab.ca


All employees of Sturgeon School Division must submit a recent (within 6 months) Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector included prior to commencement of employment.


All completed applications received by the deadline will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Posted March 16, 2017
Psychology Plus - Psychologist - Calgary SW


Are you ready to build your private Psychological practice to full time?


A well established and reputable Psychological Clinic, in South West Calgary, is looking for a Registered Psychologist to join our team.


The successful applicant will have;


  1. Current Registration in Alberta
  2. At least 5 years of experience after completing the Provisional requirements.
  3. Some unusual areas of qualification and expertise that are in demand.
  4. Current clients that they are able to bring with them to a private practice.


Please send a current CV and a short list of your specialized areas of practise to

psychologyplus@shaw.ca, or phone 403-258-3734 (during daytime business hours) and ask to speak to Nivia for more information.


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Posted March 13, 2017
Creative Works Psychological Services - Psychologist - Whitehorse, Yukon


Busy private practice, located in Whitehorse Yukon is looking for a psychologist who is able to work with a team (yet be independent and motivated).


Must be organized, have professional writing skills, and is able to see a variety of clients with various mental health needs. Ability to administer, score and interpret psychological testing within the practice is an asset for this position. Must be familiar with working in a small community and have an understanding of ethical issues in a rural setting.

You can look at our website at:

Please email resumes to: creativeworkspsy@me.com. Only candidates considered will be contacted.

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Posted March 13, 2017
Borealis Counselling Services - Clinical Counsellor - Fort McMurray



Borealis Counselling Services is a non-profit, locally based organization in Fort McMurray providing Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) services for over 30 years, and more recently, general counselling services to all community residents on a fee for service/sliding scale basis.

The successful candidate will provide clinical counselling in the areas of mental health and addictions, as well as a variety of other individual, couple, family and work-related issues.


  • A Master’s Degree in Counselling, Psychology or Social Work (degree must have a clinical focus), with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Experience working with and knowledge of, mental health issues, addiction, workplace stress, grief and loss, individual, couple and family issues.
  • All candidates must be registered, and be in good standing, with a professional association/ regulating body.
  • Training and experience in critical incident stress intervention will be considered an asset.

Compensation will be based on the successful candidate’s education and experience. Borealis Counselling Services offers a competitive salary, cost of living allowance, as well as a self-directed benefits package.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

E-mail: info@borealiscounselling.com
or Fax (780) 743-4517

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Interviews will be held upon receiving qualified resumes.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however,only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Posted March 7, 2017
Supporting Wellness Psychological and Family Services - Registered Provisional Psychologists - Calgary


Supporting Wellness Psychological and Family Services is looking for Provisional Psychologists who have acquired academic approval from the College of Alberta Psychologists and are now looking for an approved supervisor.


The Provisional Registered Psychologist will have experience or will want to gain experience in areas such as: child/adolescent therapy, parenting, marriage and family therapy, psycho-educational assessment, school counselling, educational support, and private practice.  ***Individuals interested in the rural communities must be willing to travel, and spend several days away to provide therapeutic services and support.  



Supervision Includes:


  • Individual, Group, and On-Site Supervision
  • Preparation and Support for the EPPP examination and Oral Exam: this includes additional studying material and testing, group class, and mock orals.
  • Supervision for the mandated 1600 hours, and continued supervision during the completion of the EPPP and Oral Examination
  • Supervision Fee Dependent Upon Supervision Requirement:  In Need of Placement to Complete Hours, or In Need of Qualified Supervisor while Employed with Outside Agency.  Assigned Supervision will be dependent on supervisor and required areas of competence.



If interested in this opportunity please submit your resume/CV/ and cover letter stating your area of specialty and if you are willing to travel and work in a rural community.  Thank you in advance for your interest, however; only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.


Send Resume To:  general@supportingwellness.com

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Posted March 6, 2017
The Natural Path Clinic is looking for a Clinical Counsellor in Edmonton, AB.


You will be part of a multi-disciplinary health team involved in the development of a comprehensive and

integrative treatment plan to best suit the needs of our clients and promote optimal Health and Wellness
on their journey to recovery.

Your primary role focuses on providing counselling to clients with Cancer and Chronic Illness.


  • Interview clients, prepare case histories and assess problems.
  • Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and
  • means of attaining them.
  • Counsel clients, provide holistic consultation and psychotherapy, and mediation services.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans using a variety of treatment approaches including trauma
  • therapy, regression therapy, systemic family theraphy, play therapy and other individual and group
  • psycho therapies.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions, and clients' progress in resolving
  • identified problems and movement toward defined objectives.
  • Follow up results of counselling programs and clients' adjustment.
  • Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals.


  • Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Child and Youth Care, or a related field.
  • Certified Membership in good standing with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
  • (CCPA).
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in the field of health psychology, with specialization in Cancer and
  • Chronic Illness.
  • Understanding of both, conventional and natural psychotherapies through balancing mind, body and
  • spirit.
  • Ability to address the emotional root causes of illnesses by regression therapy in order to address the
  • underlying psychological cause of the physical symptoms.
  • Must have understanding of the special needs of cancer and chronically ill clients.
  • Must be well versed in alternate wholistic medicine approaches to healing.
  • Must be culturally sensitive to and appropriate with Indigenous peoples.
  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset.

Wage offered: $33.45 per hour for 30 hours/week, Permanent, Full Time.

Applicants are sincerely thanked in advance for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be
contacted. Competition closes when position is filled.

Business address: 10869 - 96 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 2K2

Submit resume via E-MAIL: thenaturalpath@uniserve.com, attention Dr. Anne Mageau

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Posted February 23, 2017
Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research - Senior Clinical Psychologist - Calgary



Senior Clinical Psychologist


Vecova is a leading edge registered non-profit charitable service and research organization that has been meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and the community-at-large since 1969. We are a recognized leader in the Community Disability Services sector and are an affiliate institute of the University of Calgary. We provide a wide range of supports and services (e.g. Living Supports Services; Employment and Enterprise Services; and Wellness Services) in Calgary and the Bow Valley Corridor for persons with disabilities so they may reach their fullest potential and benefit from the highest possible quality of life.


We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Clinical Psychologist to join our Professional Supports team.  This position is 30 hours per week.


As a Senior Clinical Psychologist you will:

  • Provide clinical services (assessment, individual, and group therapy) to a caseload of clients with developmental disabilities.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, liaising with other professionals as required.
  • Provide consultation to staff teams regarding supporting their clients.
  • Participate in interagency initiatives that support complex needs clients and their caregivers.
  • Supervise graduate level practicum students and provisional psychologists.
    • Oversee client risk management, specifically the approval of planned approaches designed to address behaviours or situations of concern.
    • Provide presentations on a variety of topics to supporters of persons with developmental disabilities.
    • Participate in initial planning and intake for new clients to Vecova as requested.


The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills with a strong client and quality service focus, strong mental health and behavioral management skills, have experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and a desire to mentor other clinicians.



  • Registered as a psychologist and in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists for at least 5 years.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant clinical experience in the areas of individual psychotherapy, consultation, and behavior management.
  • Working knowledge of the current predominant diagnostic classification systems and approaches to treatment.
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental or other disabilities.



Why Join Vecova?

Vecova attracts talented people who are dedicated to supporting persons with disabilities and work to assist them to achieve their goals and enhance their quality of life. 


Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to recruitment@vecova.ca quoting job #51. The competition will remain open until the position is filled. 

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Posted February 21, 2017
Chisholm Centre - Partnership or Sales - Ontario




Chisholm Assessment and Consultation Centre has been providing educational, counselling and clinical psychology services since 1983. We may be the largest educational psychology practice in Canada. Our work is respected by schools, hospitals and physicians, as if it was completed by their own staff.

We complete close to 1000 psycho-educational assessments per year and provide counselling for school and family related issues. Most of our staff are employees rather than contract staff to ensure high standards and quality. There are currently, 14 professional staff and 5 office staff.

If you have an interested in business and expertise in educational psychology, Chisholm may be the environment where you can do direct service, supervision and operate a very successful practice.

The owner and founder of the clinic will consider a partnership or sale.

You must have a doctorate in psychology and be registered or eligible for registration in Ontario and have at least 5 years of experience in educational assessment.

Your privacy is assured and your interest will not be shared with anyone.

The initial step is to email a resume to psychpractice@chisholmcentre.com . View our website at: www.chisholmcentre.com. All interested parties will receive a direct response by Dr. Bernstein for an initial discussion to determine the potential match as a partner or new principal/owner. 

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Posted February 20, 2017
CASA - Mental Health Therapist - School Age Services


CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health provides a broad range of innovative community based mental health services for infants, children, adolescents and their families. We offer creative opportunities for clinical work, program development, education and research.  We are recruiting to the following position:


Mental Health Therapist

School Age Services

Full-time, Permanent, Competition#16-085


The Mental Health Therapist will utilize a broad range of therapeutic skills including individual, group and family therapy and will work closely within the framework of a multidisciplinary clinical team providing mental health assessment and treatment to school aged children, adolescents and their families. 



  • Provide clinical services to a caseload of children and families
  • Conduct comprehensive bio-psycho-social mental health assessments of assigned children, adolescents and families.
  • Formulate a diagnosis as appropriate using the DSM IV or any other diagnostic tool currently in general use in the program.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans using a variety of treatment approaches including family therapy, play therapy, filial therapy and other individual and group psycho therapies.
  • Conduct psycho-educational support and treatment groups for children and parents.
  • Carry out case management functions including convening case conferences, and liaising with community services and other professionals involved with the child and family (especially education, social services, justice and health).
  • Advocate on behalf of the child and family as appropriate.
  • Be an active, contributing member of a multi-disciplinary clinical team whose purpose is assessment and treatment case review, and consultation.
  • Follow agency policy and practice regarding admission, discharge and maintenance of health records.



  • Registered Psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Two years of recent mental health practice in an ambulatory setting that provided psychosocial intervention. 
  • Experience assessing and treating issues related to childhood trauma and maltreatment, knowledge of the Child and Family Services system and experience working within the community with diverse cultures are assets. 
  • A commitment to best practice and knowledge of evidence informed mental health services
  • A demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and collaboratively across sectors
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle. 


Salary: $33.38 – $48.32 per hour, commensurate with experience



Our employee benefit package consisting of life insurance, short term and long term disability, extended health and dental benefits and a registered pension plan is available after 90 days. 


Please forward your resume quoting corresponding competition #16-085 to:


Email:  employment@casaservices.org 

Fax:     780 415 6050

Mail:    CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health

            #406, 10011 109 St. NW Edmonton, AB T5J 3S8

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Posted February 14, 2017
Edgar Psychological - Registered Psychologist or Provisional Psychologist - Edmonton


Edgar Psychological is growing Edmonton practice providing therapy to individuals of all ages, as well as couples, families and professional organizations.


We are looking for a skilled and dynamic Registered Psychologist to join our team. This person will bring passion and positivity to our forward-thinking practice which is located in a beautiful, historic house in Central Edmonton. In turn, we will provide competitive pay and a consistent flow of clients in a supportive and professional environment. We believe the workplace should be an exciting and challenging place of learning and we invest in our team by providing regular consultation and training opportunities.


If you can imagine yourself building your professional practice with us please forward a cover letter and CV to heidi@edgarpsychology.com.


Provisional psychologists are welcome to apply.

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Posted February 13, 2017
Optimum Wellness Centers - Part-time Registered Psychologist - Strathmore - Calgary


Optimum Wellness Centers is seeking a part-time Registered Psychologist who will function as part of a dynamic integrated multidisciplinary health team.

The primary role of our psychologist’s is to provide counselling to a wide range of individuals, many who have health-related challenges. This is a contract, part-time position which has room to expand and grow, with flexible hours available. Clinics are located throughout Calgary and surrounding areas. Currently we have openings in our Strathmore location and in Calgary (possible Saturdays) for part-time contract work. The position requirements include:


  • Must be committed to working with individuals who have challenging concerns and be able to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety mental health/psychiatric conditions, such as chronic and acute health conditions, chronic pain management, trauma intervention recovery, substance abuse, assertiveness training, bereavement, depression, stress management, crisis intervention, and anxiety/panic disorders.
  • Have a thorough understanding of how health challenges especially chronic pain affects individuals.
  • Demonstrate effective communication, organizational, and rapport building skills.
  • Ability to provide written reports and provide assessments.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision required.



  • Registered Psychologist status in Alberta, and appropriate registrations and insurance.
  • Minimum of 3 years practicing experience
  • Minimum of Master’s degree in psychology.
  • Experience in the field of health psychology, with a specific knowledge of chronic pain.
  • Competent verbal and written skills.
  • Experience working with Chiropractors and Physiotherapists.

For more information please visit our website at www.optimumwellnesscentres.com

All applicant submissions are appreciated however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: careers@optimumwellnesscentres.com

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Posted January 31, 2017
Calgary Board of Education - Supervisor, Psychological Services – 4 Month Term

Each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, will complete high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning.

Students come first. Learning is our central purpose. Public education serves the common good.

Competition Close Date
Friday, February 3 2017, 11:59 PM


10 Month Calendar
Weekly Hours
1.0 FTE

About the Department
Education - Classroom Support includes all positions that support student learning like Education Assistants, School Assistants, Support Workers, Instructors, Psychologists, Speech Language Pathologists, Interpreters, Learner Assistants and Lunchroom Supervision.

Purpose and Accountability
Under the direction of the Manager, Psychology Support Services, the purpose of this position is to support the leadership and management of system-wide psychological services through deployment of staff, and clinical supervision within the standards of practice of both the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) and the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP).

This position is accountable for:
• Leadership and management of Psychological Services staff and resources within CBE;
• Supporting the alignment of Psychological Services to identified system priorities and Alberta Education mandates;
• Developing and implementing continuous improvement to the Psychological Services team and other CBE staff;
• Collaborating within CBE and with outside partners;
• Promoting consistency of professional practice and processes.

• Provides leadership, direction, and support to the Psychological Services team.
• Recruits, selects, deploys, supervises, and evaluates Psychological Services team members and carries out disciplinary actions as appropriate. Develops and implements orientation for new staff members.
• Collects data and information for informed decision making and for the preparation of budgets.
• Facilitates and develops materials and resource deployment.
• Develops and implements special projects and assignments related to the operation of Psychological Services.
• Develops and implements opportunities for professional learning.
• Sets expectations and provides opportunities for professional growth and continuing competence among Psychological Services team members. Collaborates within CBE and with other partners.
• Maintains a high level of knowledge and awareness of current theory and practice related to meeting the learning and behavior needs of learners.
• Performs other related duties to meet service unit and system priorities.


Education and Experience
• Registered Psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP).
• Five years of successful experience as a Psychologist, preferably within an educational setting.
• Experience working in a leadership role and/or current course work in leadership/coaching/mentoring.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies
• Commitment to a high standard of psychological practice;
• Demonstrated competence in one or more branches of Psychology i.e. Educational/School, Clinical/Counselling, Neuropsychology, etc.;
• Knowledge of CAP legislation, ethics, guidelines and standards, Alberta Education Standards, and CBE policies and regulations;
• Strong problem solving, analytical, conflict resolution and mediation skills;
• Ability to create positive relationships, establish rapport and work effectively in a multidisciplinary team;
• Effective time management and organizational skills;
• Openness to embracing and leading effective change;
• Strong interpersonal, communication, listening and presentation/public speaking skills
• Commitment to ongoing professional growth;
• Competency in personal computer applications software;
• Ability to work with a minimum of supervision;
• Commitment to public education;
• Personal suitability.

Other Information
This term-specific assignment will be from March 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017.

Conditions of Employment
In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, applicants new to the Calgary Board of Education WHO ARE OFFERED EMPLOYMENT must complete and pass a police security clearance before employment is confirmed.

Be part of our success
Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team where your contribution makes a positive impact on the lives and learning of nearly 100,000 CBE students? The Calgary Board of Education is looking for great people to join our team. Our employees are highly valued and recognized, a career with the CBE offers incredible opportunities, rewards and supports.

To apply click www.cbe.ab.ca/Careers/

Closing Statement
We thank all candidates for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Posted January 30, 2017
Grassland Public Schools - School Psychologist



Grasslands Public Schools is accepting applications for a full time Psychologist

commencing as soon as possible.


The School Psychologist functions as part of a multidisciplinary team whose main role is to enhance the educational and social functioning of all students in the school district.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conducts psychological assessments of students who exhibit educational, social-emotional and/or behavioral difficulties for the purpose of developing intervention strategies, program recommendation and diagnoses
  • Consults with school and district staff in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of intervention measures and appropriate assessments
  • Provides written reports on all formal casework
  • Provides formal in-service sessions for teachers, assistants, parents and other professionals for the purpose of developing and upgrading their knowledge and skills
  • Collaborates with outside agencies and professionals to support district students
  • Provides consultation and support to students, schools and families when a crisis occurs
  • Support school and community members with stage II Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA)

Skills required:

  • Well-developed knowledge and experience in the administration and interpretation of intellectual, social, behavioral, academic and emotional assessments
  • Knowledge and experience with learners with exceptional needs
  • Knowledge of current instructional and remedial techniques
  • Knowledge and experience in Trauma Informed Practice
  • Understanding of Response to Intervention and Pyramid of Intervention models
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary collaborative model
  • Case management experience
  • Ability to analyze behavioral needs and provide recommendations regarding programming
  • Expertise in ADHD and Anxiety disorders is an asset
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a student centered focus
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to facilitate staff capacity building through collaboration and coaching models
  • Proficient in use of word processing, email, and computer scoring programs
  • Ability to work/travel throughout the jurisdiction


  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Experience conducting and interpreting standardized assessments

Additional Skills/qualifications considered assets:

  • Eligibility for Alberta Teaching Certification
  • Experience working in school settings
  • Training in Violence Threat Risk Assessments, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and Positive Behavior Supports
  • Experience in clinical consultation with counsellors

Successful applicants will be required to submit an original and current criminal record check, including the vulnerable sector check.  Salary is based on education and experience.

Please submit a résumé including transcripts and contact information for three professional references.  Deadline will be as soon as a suitable applicant pool has been received.

Scott Brandt, Deputy Superintendent

Grasslands Public Schools

Brooks, AB

Fax:                       403-362-8225     Email:    info@grasslands.ab.ca

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Posted January 26, 2017
Catholic Family Service - Counselling Internship positions


Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services are designed to help people prevent or work through issues like marital problems, family breakdown, trauma and abuse. Our mantra is humanity above all else, which means we don’t turn anyone away. We’re driven by compassion, not religion.

At CFS, we pride ourselves on living our values every day, embracing new ideas, and being a kind and supportive environment in which to work, volunteer and study. In fact, 97% of our employees describe CFS as a good place to work and participate. If you share our values and can offer unparalleled professional service to our clients, please consider joining our team.

The Position:
Title: Counselling Internship

Job Type: full-time

Catholic Family Service has two immediate job openings for a Provisional Psychologist Internship. This opportunity to provide counselling service, and participate in the co-creation of a healthy workplace will appeal to a registered provisional psychologist wishing to complete his/her 1600-hour requirement of supervised practice to become a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. This position includes a stipend.

Two fulltime contract positions are available commencing on May 1st and June 1st, 2017.

Qualifications Required:

  • Must Registered as a Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists;
  • Have a demonstrated ability to engage individuals and systems;
  • Love to contribute ideas and to work in a healthy, balanced and stimulating environment
  • Have a strong customer service philosophy that guides your practice
  • Want to work where you can be a therapist
  • Have access to a vehicle for up to one half day per week to take outreach appointments

How to Apply:
E-send your resume to:
Behnam Kohandel, Counselling Services Division

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Posted January 19, 2017
The Tribal Chief Child and Family Services East Society - Play Therapist - Frog Lake & Kehewin, AB


POSITION: PLAY THERAPIST (Specified Contract– Up to one year -Renewable)

The Tribal Chief Child and Family Services East Society, a dynamic, growing Cree First Nation organization providing programs and services to children and families in need of support and protection so that they can become positive healthy contributing members in their respective communities.




The TCCFS East Society’s Play Therapist is responsible to the Tribal Chief Child & Family Services East Director and will provide Play Therapy services to member children of Frog Lake and Kehewin as specified, negotiated and agreed to by signing an Employment Contract upon being the successful candidate for the position. This position is a contracted term position developed to address the needs of the member children for a safe and age appropriate mode of therapy utilizing Pay Therapy techniques, strategies and assessment to promote healing from emotional, physical and trauma related issues.


  • The primary purpose of this Term Contract position is to provide Play Therapy using either or both Non-Directive and Directive methods depending on the child’s age, needs, assessment and response to treatment. 
  • The Play Therapist will provide quality services at a fair compensation rate and that all applicable laws, codes of ethics (CACPT and TCCFS East) and standards are being followed. 
  • Therapy will take place twice a month, in sessions normally lasting 60 minutes each; one full day in Frog Lake and one full day in Kehewin; approximately 4-5 sessions per day in each community.


This challenging opportunity requires an individual with well-developed interpersonal skills, compassion, empathy, excellent organizational/communication skills, and professionalism. Knowledge of and ability to work with First Nations people would be a definite asset.


The Person must possess one of the following: Masters Degree in a related discipline or Medical Degree and a combination of experience and some working knowledge of Children and Youth Services. Must be certified and registered with the Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy (CACPT) and with the Psychologist Association of Alberta if applicant is a Registered Psychologist.

  • Excellent counseling/therapeutic, assessment and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills as well as computer knowledge.
  • Own transportation, as travel is required and a valid driver’s license.
  • Candidates MUST bring completed Clean CRIM Check, Child Intervention Check (CICIO), 3 work related references minimum (one immediate supervisor), and all educational and training documentation for verification. 
  • Must be qualified as an expert witness in court.
  • Knowledge of the Cree Culture and the ability to speak Cree an asset.




Tribal Chief Child and Family Services East Society

Box 29, Kehewin, Alberta T0A 1C0

Phone (780) 826-7676 Fax: (780) 826-4311

Attention:  Kathleen Gadwa, Executive Director



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