DISTRICT BEHAVIOUR INTERVENTIONIST-MENTAL HEALTH

MACKENZIE, BC

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The District Behaviour Interventionist-Mental Health is an itinerant position. They function as a part of a multidisciplinary team whose major role is to enhance the educational and social functioning of all students.

LOCATION : Mackenzie, BC

POSITION DUTIES:

Liaise with school staff on mental health issues

Coordinate activities and behaviour support for all district schools

Provide targeted and specific mental health counselling for students as identified

Performs direct observation of students in school settings

Provides consultative support for staff around student behavioural IEPs

Conducts in-service to staff and district

Supports students referred by the School Conduct Review Committee and/or through the Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) process

Complete 1701 designation for elementary/secondary school Category H/R students

Work collaboratively with other Inclusive Education staff and school personnel as members providing Critical and Emergency Response Team (CERT) support for schools and respond to Violent Threat Risk Assessments, if required

Attends all Inclusive Education Meetings

Other duties as assigned by the Director of Inclusive Education

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Training and/or experience in working with students with a range of severe behaviour challenges

Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting

Ability to develop positive behaviour support plans for students with behaviour challenges

Ability to develop and communicate early intervention strategies to a multi-disciplinary team

Experience with elementary, middle, and secondary school-aged students

Ability to collaborate with school-based teams, school staff, and parents

QUALIFICATIONS:

Relevant and successful 2-5 years of field experience in the area of clinical counselling.

Minimum requirement of a Master’s Degree in Counselling, Psychology, or Social Work, including successful practicum experience.

Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) designation or equivalent is preferred.

How to Apply :

Please include all of your documentation when completing your application on the Make a Future website. Please make sure that you have included the names and email addresses of three current professional references. This posting will remain open until filled. Please contact Helen Schlick, hschlick@sd57.bc.ca if you require assistance with your application.

If you would like to know more about this position, please contact the Director of Inclusive Education, Lisa Horswell, lhorswell@sd57.bc.ca or Jenny Rankin, District Principal-Human Resources, jrankin@sd57.bc.ca

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Employer:
School District #57 (Prince George)
Posting Date:
8/2/2021 8:00:00 PM
Location:
Prince George, British Columbia
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