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We are currently recruiting for the following position(s):

Instructor Therapist (Owen Sound or Chatham)

Psychometrist

Psychologist


Instructor Therapist

We are recruiting for two temporary, full-time (37.5 hours per week) Instructor Therapists in the Owen Sound office. The catchment area for these positions includes Grey, Bruce, Huron and Perth counties.

In addition, we are also recruiting for two temporary, full-time (37.5 hours per week) Instructor Therapists in the Chatham office. The catchment area for these positions includes Chatham-Kent and Lambton counties.

These fixed term, contract positions are expected to begin in March 2015 and end in March 2016.

Responsibilities:

Under clinical supervision provided by TVCC Autism Services, the successful candidate will:

  • Work directly with children with Autism delivering Intensive Behavioural Intervention in various settings, including; centre-based classrooms, community agencies and caregiver homes;
  • Contribute to treatment planning and prepare treatment material for clients - adhering to evidence-based methods;
  • Collect data and participate in the evaluation of the efficacy of teaching;
  • Provide information and support to parents and caregivers to implement Behaviour Analytic strategies across environments, when requested;
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals involved with clients on your caseload.

Qualifications:

  • Community college diploma or undergraduate degree in a related field;
  • Autism and Behavioural Sciences Graduate Certificate, or equivalent;
  • Experience working with children with Autism and knowledge of Applied Behaviour Analysis are definite assets;
  • Experience working in a high-energy, fast-paced environment requiring flexibility to adapt to change quickly and easily;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to receive and incorporate feedback; and, advanced self-reflection skills are required;
  • Understanding of early childhood development and comfort in appropriately engaging young children at play;
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with MS Office Suite 2010 package of software;
  • A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle;
  • Current certification in First Aid and CPR;
  • Proficiency in the French language would be considered an asset.
Application deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

 Psychometrist

We are seeking a full time (37.5 hours/week), regular Psychometrist for Autism Services at TVCC.  The Psychometrist will work as an integral member of the Clinical Team conducting a variety of psychometric assessments on children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The successful candidate will work from the London office and regular travel will be required within Southwestern Ontario, including some overnight travel.

Responsibilities:
Under the clinical supervision of the Clinical Director, the Psychometrist will:

  • Conduct regular Psychological assessments on children with ASD to assess cognitive, adaptive, behavioral or other developmental aspects for children being considered for eligibility into Intensive Behaviour Intervention and those receiving treatment in Autism Services
  • Analyze test results and complete reports in a timely manner with high accuracy
  • Share results with parents and caregivers and clinical team members in a caring and supportive fashion

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology from a recognized university. We will also consider a Psychological Associate who is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario for this position.
  • A minimum of 2 years of supervised psychometric practice preferably in a clinical or outpatient setting or educational program
  • Familiarity with the autism rating (CARS, DSM), adaptive (Vineland) and various cognitive measures (WPPSI-IV, Mullen Scales, SB5) is an asset
  • Experience in testing children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Advanced knowledge of child development and the impact of autism on the development of behavioural, communication and social skills in children with autism
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Works well as part of multi-disciplinary team
  • Flexible, self-motivated, mature consistent approach
  • Good computer skills; familiar with the MS Office Suite 2010 package of programs, especially Word and Excel
  • Possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and have access to a vehicle
  • Current certification in First Aid and CPR
  • Proficiency in the French language would be considered an asset

Application deadline: This position will remain open until filled.


Psychologist

We are seeking a regular, full-time (37.5 hours per week) Psychologist in Autism Services. The Psychologist will work as an integral member of the clinical team providing consultation and clinical supervision of staff, and on-going review and evaluation of treatment programs within the Intensive Behaviour Intervention program and ABA-based services and supports for children and youth with ASD. The successful candidate will work from the London office and regular travel will be required within Southwestern Ontario.

Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Director and the clinical supervision of the Clinical Director, the Psychologist will:

  • Provide consultation and clinical supervision to Clinical Supervisors, ASD Community Consultants and Senior Therapists
  • Conduct clinical case reviews by reviewing all information related to client progress (e.g., IBI treatment programs, cumulative data, clinical documentation, assessments and parent reports)
  • Participate in Behavioural Assessment and Behaviour Support Plan development and client consultations
  • Provide clinical reviews of clients receiving services through the Direct Funding Option and make recommendations for continuation of service
  • Provide clinical supervision of psychometric assessment team in relation to program based assessments in IBI and supervision
  • May be required to conduct regular adaptive and cognitive assessments to assess on-going progress before, during and after treatment
  • Provide strengths-based consultation with families, therapists, community providers, daycares, and schools to collaboratively develop strategies for successful learning
  • Participate on agency and community planning committees
  • Participate in staff clinical training initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from a recognized University
  • Registered (or eligible for registration) with the College of Psychologists of Ontario
  • A minimum of 2 years clinical experience preferably in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Intensive Behaviour Intervention
  • Knowledge of a variety of psychological assessment measures (cognitive, adaptive, behavioural) and curriculums (VB-MAPP)
  • Advanced knowledge of child development and the impact of autism on the development of behavioural, communication and social skills in children with autism
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication
  • Flexible, self-motivated, mature consistent approach
  • Possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and have access to a vehicle
  • Good computer skills; familiar with the MS Office Suite 2010 package of programs, especially Word and Excel
  • Proficiency in the French language would be considered an asset

Application deadline: This position will remain open until filled.


Last Updated ( Monday, 23 February 2015 )