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Position: CBT Therapist – Ontario Structured Psychotherapy, Contract 1.0 FTE (until March 31, 2025; no benefits)

Reports To: Director of Clinical Services

Position Summary:

The Couchiching Family Health Team (CFHT), in partnership with Waypoint’s Outpatient Services, is currently seeking a CBT Therapist. The therapist will deliver a program of individual Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for adults with depressive and anxiety disorders, as well as offering Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma-related mental health issues. Training for all modalities of therapy is provided. The therapist will also participate in program evaluation and supervision with the Waypoint CBT Consultant. These positions will be non-union and will be commensurate with experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Conduct assessments (PHQ-9, GAD-7) to inform individualized treatment plans
• Facilitate group therapy utilizing evidence-based approaches
• Provide individual evidence-based CBT and CPT... treatment
• Participate in clinical supervision meetings with a Waypoint Consultant
• Maintain accurate and timely documentation and reports
• Collaborate with team members in provision of care
• Contribute to program development and program evaluation
• Maintain and upgrade knowledge and skills
• Maintain current knowledge of policies and procedures
• Maintain confidentiality in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
• Provide services to a minimum of 4 clients per day, or 16-18 clients per week
• Keep monthly statistics for Waypoint and the CFHT
• Maintain an organized appointment schedule

Skills/Knowledge Requirements:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to adjust language and terminology to suit the individual patient or patient group (including cultural sensitivity)
• Strong clinical skills; demonstrated ability to utilize best practices for mental health treatment
• Autonomous and able to function with minimal supervision
• Ability to work effectively with all members of the health care team
• Ability to work in an inter-professional team environment
• Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively and be flexible in a very active work environment
• Work in compliance with Health and Safety laws adhering to safe work practices and procedures established by the CFHT
• Other duties as requiredComputer Skills• Familiarity with a PC OS environment
• Experience with scheduling and electronic medical record keeping using a clinical management system (Practice Solutions) is an asset

Language Skills
• English required; Second language not required but would be an asset

Education/Specific Job Requirements:
• Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (Master’s preferred) or counselling psychology (Master’s degree)
• Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
• Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
• Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results
• Strong assessment skills to deliver and interpret symptom and outcome measures
• Models and promotes core ethical practice, organization’s values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude
• Current Ontario Driver’s License and access to reliable vehicle for travel
• Evidence of a clean driver abstract and proof of insurance
• Flexibility to work 1 evening per week (11am to 7pm)
• Police Record/Vulnerable Sector Check
• It is a condition of employment that you receive the necessary vaccinations to protect against infection of COVID-19, or any similar infectious diseases, which may be recommended by governmental and public health authorities from time to time

Experience:
• Minimum 1 year of experience in the delivery of evidence-based CBT is preferred; Documented evidence of CBT training with adequate supervision is preferred
• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of etiology and treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders as well as CBT and its application in mood and anxiety disorders
• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of diagnostic categories and criteria as listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)
• Clinical experience working collaboratively with a community-based agency preferable

The Couchiching Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. The CFHT is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace. If you are contacted to participate in our recruitment process, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodations. The CFHT has an Accommodation Policy and Procedure to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.

Please submit cover letter and resume including position title in subject line to: [email protected]. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract

Benefits:
• Casual dress
• Flexible schedule
• On-site parking

Schedule:
• Day shift
• Evening shift
• Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
• Orillia, ON L3V 5X1: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):
• Do you have demonstrated experience and knowledge of etiology and treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders as well as CBT and its application in mood and anxiety disorders?
• Do you have demonstrated experience and knowledge of diagnostic categories and criteria as listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)?

Education:
• Bachelor's Degree (required)

Experience:
• delivery of evidence-based CBT: 1 year (required)

Licence/Certification:
• Registration with the college of SW/SSW or college of RP's (required)

Work Location: In person
Orillia ON

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