Company Name:
Calgary Urban Projects Society (CUPS)
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Contract
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Master's Degree
Contact:
ID
8392
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Child Psychologist

Title: Child Psychologist

Reports to: Manager, Child Development Centre

Location: CUPS

1001 10 Ave SW

Calgary, AB T2R 0B7

Organization:

Resilience for Life. Through integrated programs and services, CUPS builds resilient lives for Calgarians facing the challenges of poverty and trauma. We’re innovators and trailblazers in our sector. Far from a traditional charity, CUPS is a science-based organization that is defining a new approach to the social challenges of poverty and trauma. We change the lives of low-income and homeless Calgarians by addressing the root causes of their challenges. Using science, we address trauma, manage adversity, and build lifelong resilience that spans generations. We address the past and improve the present – because that’s how we’ll change the future.

Position Summary & Qualifications:

This position is available immediately and will run for the duration of the 2019/2020 School Year,with a maximum of 10 hours/ weekly and flexible scheduling.

CUPS is currently searching for an experienced, registered Child Psychologist who specializes in the areas of infant and early childhood mental health, trauma and caregiver-infant/child attachment. CUPS Early Intervention Program offers services to families with a child (birth to 5 years) at risk for challenges with mental health/emotional and behavioral functioning, trauma, parent-child attachment, communication, and/or child development. The service delivery is provided in a family-centered manner with parent participation mandatory.

The successful candidates will have a Postgraduate Degree in Child Clinical Psychology and must be registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of social services organizations and community supports that provide culturally sensitive services. The ability to assess need and to assist families in accessing resources and services with outcome measurement and necessary supports (both crisis management and promotion of long-term goals) coupled with strong verbal and written communication skills is a requirement. Awareness of health and social issues faced by families who struggle with poverty, as well as knowledge of aboriginal and immigrant cultures is a definite asset.

Thank you for your interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please include both a cover letter and a resume with your application, along with hourly rate expectations.