SickKids Psychologist - Transgender Youth Clinic (permanent p/t; 2 days/wk)

June 14, 2023 3:11 PM | Susan Vandermorris (Administrator)

Reporting to the Clinical Director of Professional Practice and the Senior Clinical Manager, Adolescent Medicine, the Psychologist will be a collaborative partner with the Interdisciplinary Team in the Transgender Youth Clinic.  This position will provide psychology services through in-depth psychosocial assessments and interventions for the youth in the TYC. Following assessment, the psychologist will provide recommendations and guidance to the TYC patients, families and team in relation to gender identity in connection with other mental health needs. The team will integrate research into practice and create, utilize and/or disseminate new knowledge.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Provide psychological assessment, diagnosis and treatment to children & adolescents with mental health difficulties as part of the Transgender Youth Clinic.
  • Apply specialized psychological expertise in multiple treatment approaches and drive practice-based evidence to improve child and family health outcomes.
  • Provide the Interdisciplinary team, adolescent and families with clinical formulations that help address and prioritize the psychological complexities requiring intervention
  • Educate, support and prepare patients and parents within the TYC clinical framework
  • Work collaboratively with a large interdisciplinary health care team, participating in consultation, team meetings and transition processes.
  • Provide clinical teaching and supervision to PhD-level Psychology trainees, Adolescent Medicine Residents & Fellows, and other health professional colleagues.
  • Participate in departmental initiatives and program-specific committees.
  • Participate in the program planning & implementation initiatives and evaluation of the TYC

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