Therapy Support Navigator

CASA Mental Health

Join CASA Mental Health in shaping a brighter future for children, youth and families by providing them with timely mental health care and empowering them to thrive. Job Details Wage range: $33.26 – $40.89 Shift structure: Monday – Friday, 7.25 hours/day Primary location: Fort McMurray Union: In-scope Classification: Therapy Support Navigator FTE: 1.0 FTE (36.25 hours/week) Status: Permanent About the Role CASA Classrooms are CASA’s new model for school-based mental health service. The program addresses the need for services closer to students by bridging a child’s mental health and school needs, through a coordinated approach by a mental health team and a teacher.

CASA Classrooms are delivered in partnership with the Government of Alberta, community partners and school divisions. The Therapy Support Navigator will: Assist Mental Health Therapists/Physicians in screening and assessment interviews, in order to develop a treatment plan for mental health services. Participate in the case management of assigned caseload.

Provide hands-on modelling and coaching to family members as determined and guided by the treatment plan. Coordinate and facilitate psycho-educational/treatment groups for patients and their families. Provide outreach support for youth in the community, in consultation with the CASA Classrooms and Transition teams.

Develop and maintain a list of community resources and use these to refer patients and families to community agencies for additional mental health support. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in social work, arts (majoring in psychology), education or related field. Minimum of three years of practical experience in a children’s mental health treatment setting, with a particular emphasis on dual diagnosis, learning disability, developmental delay and executive dysfunction.

Current registration in good standing with a professional college identified under the Health Professions Act. Valid Class 5 driver’s license and access to vehicle. Conditions of Employment A satisfactory Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search.

This would be the financial responsibility of the successful candidate. A satisfactory Criminal Records Check. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or exemption on the basis of a protected legal ground.

Ability to pass and maintain Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) certification (training provided by CASA), as well as physical ability to perform all interventions. Closing Date: Open until filled Please quote the following competition number in your application materials: 24-050. CoMAP9GU3v

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