Intervention & Outreach Clinical Psychologist

Sagkeeng Child & Family Services Inc.

Posted Aug 12, 2019 at 05:00 pm Closes Aug 26, 2019 at 05:00 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg/Pine Falls
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
How To Apply:
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Intervention & Outreach Clinical Psychologist


Reports to:                         Executive Director, Sagkeeng CFS

Department:                      To be determined

Location:                             Sagkeeng /Winnipeg Office

FTE:                                        1.0

Salary:                                  97,000 to 150, 000 

Overtime Status:             Exempt

% Travel Required:         60% to the Sagkeeng community

Start date:                           As soon as possible

Resumes Accepted:        Position is filled

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All Sagkeeng CFS workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to the 7 Indigenous Teachings: Respect, Love, Wisdom, Bravery, Truth, Honesty, and Humility.  Sagkeeng CFS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing employment and professional development to Indigenous People. 

 Job Summary and Qualifications

 Areas of specialty:  Clinical psychology; child assessment, adolescents and adults; Psychological assessment and treatment of ADHD/learning disability/developmental disorders, depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma.

The Intervention & Outreach Clinical Psychologist is an integral part of the Direct Services team at Sagkeeng Child & Family Services (SCFS).  As the leader of an unit and member of the executive team, the Clinical Psychologist will be required to liaise with internal and external collateral in the provision of clinical services for the children in care of SCFS.  Reporting to the Executive Director , the Clinical Psychologist will be responsible for completing comprehensive clinical assessment, formulate and develop individualized treatment plans prior to providing individual, family, and/ group therapy to the children in care at SCFS.

The successful candidate will be required to travel to the Sagkeeng CFS office and Winnipeg on a regular basis.  The agency invites applicants for a Full-Time Clinical Psychologist Position, with a flexible start date, ideally in September 2019 or as soon as possible.  

The position integrates clinical assessment, intervention, and outreach for children and families in care at the Sagkeeng Child & Family Services.


·         Doctorate (PhD)

·         Licensed Psychologists

·         5+  years of experience in; diagnosing and treatment planning, counselling, health and wellness

·         Computer skills in MS Office

·         Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including the use of diplomacy and discretion

·         Exceptional organizational skills and successful management of deadlines and changing priorities

·         Highest regard for the protection of confidential information and high standards of ethics to handle sensitive information and situations

Duties & Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

·         Complete an initial comprehensive assessment, considering the multiple layers (i.e., historic, generational, and current reality of First Nation Peoples), needs, and disorders, concurrent substance use issues, and medical conditions.

·         Recommend and implement treatment options and conduct risk assessments and develop safety plans based on parental capacity assessments; trauma and attachment; diagnostics and full psychological assessments; development and disabilities; abuse. 

·         Utilize commitment strategies to obtain commitment to therapeutic engagement, while assessing client readiness and stage of change.

·         Complete a comprehensive formulation and treatment plan as a foundation for treatment, with input from collateral sources and multidisciplinary team integrated.

·         Modify treatment activities and approaches as needed in order to comply with changes in clients' status.

·         Provide intervention, with clinical outcomes to be achieved through application of evidenced-based practices with ongoing monitoring of impact.

·         Focus on the youth’s potential for developing/sustaining pro-social, self-regulation of mental health symptoms, related behaviours (e.g. substance use, conflict management, anger management)

·         Self-monitor the completion of progress/contact notes describing each client contact and how that contact relates to treatment goals and adherence to policy

·         Collaborate with other members of the treatment team and participate in interagency/team meetings




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