Heartland Agency’s EvenStart Program offers holistic support services to children, many from backgrounds of poverty, trauma, abuse, and neglect. EvenStart provides programming that supports the growth and development of children’s social-emotional and learning needs within a centre-based setting, offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of teachers, educational assistants, therapy professionals (SLP, OT, PT, Psych) and therapy assistants.

We are currently seeking a full-time Psychologist/Play Therapist to work within our multi-disciplinary team.This position is available at our Monterey Park location (6908 26th Avenue NE) and will commence as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:

Assist with the development of individual and classroom support plans

Support the implementation of positive behaviour support strategies through coaching and modeling

Implement different modalities of therapy, including individual, small group and in-class treatment (e.g., play therapy, Theraplay circles, friendship groups, etc.)

Provide consultation and support to families, classroom staff and multi-disciplinary team

Provide assessment/screening to children when referred, and complete reports

Qualifications:

Masters degree in psychology, and current registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists; Provisional psychologists will be considered, and supervision may be available for the successful candidate

Experience with assessment, intervention and support in numerous areas (behavioural, social-emotional, psychoeducational, etc.)

Strong written and oral communication skills

Background in play therapy preferred, but not required

Experience with preschool children is an asset

Remuneration:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education/experience.

Professional development opportunities

School year contract (i.e., September-June)

Health and wellness spending account

If interested in learning more about Heartland Agency and the EvenStart Program, please visit www.heartlandagency.org and www.evenstartfoundation.org

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an updated resume and cover letter . We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Employer:
Heartland Agency and Educational Services
Posting Date:
8/26/2021 7:57:01 AM
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
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