• March 16, 2022 12:54 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)
    • Psychologist - Ambulatory Child/Adolescent Mental Health

      Job ID: 83792

      Location: London Health Sciences Centre

      Posted Date: 2022/03/04

      Close Date: 2022/04/30


    • Psychologist - Adult Inpatient Mental Health

      Job ID: 80172

      Location: London Health Sciences Centre

      Posted Date: 2021/09/15

      Close Date: 2022/03/31


    • Psychologist - Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders - Mental Health Care Program

      Job ID: 79389

      Location: London Health Sciences Centre

      Posted Date: 2021/08/12

      Close Date: 2022/03/31


    For Details See: https://careers.lhsc.on.ca/psc/LHCGWPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&


  • March 11, 2022 8:20 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Senior Research Associate

    Term: To start ASAP for a one-year term from the date the position is filled with possibility of extension

    Status: Full-Time (35 hr/week) or part-time positions (17.5 hr/week each) considered

    Location: Virtual and/or In-Person, Vancouver and Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

    Position Overview: The Adolescent Health Lab in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University seeks full or part-time Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Research Associates to work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Marlene Moretti, Canada Research Chair in Youth Psychological Clinical Science - Tier 1, and the research team on a nationally funded research program to develop, implement and evaluate interventions to support the mental health and wellbeing of at-risk parents and youth.
    Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Research Associates will collaborate with our research team to be members of an international team of investigators and will work with large data sets, using advanced statistical analysis and qualitative methods, to produce first or co-authored professional and community presentations and journal ready manuscripts. Must enjoy working with a fast moving collaborative team of researchers and community partners; exceptional analytic and writing skills required. Familiarity with university ethics is an asset but not required. We seek candidates who are strongly committed to research and eager to advance their research or academic careers through participation on published works and senior authorship where appropriate.

    Key Responsibilities May Include:
      Data analysis and interpretation, preparation of community and professional conference presentations, manuscript preparation, and related knowledge translation activities for ongoing research projects.
      Review, management and use of large databases, study procedures to ensure data integrity for upcoming and ongoing studies in the lab.
      Ethics applications, amendments and renewals as needed.
      Opportunities to participate in/or launch new research.
      Opportunities to mentor undergraduate/graduate students in data analysis and manuscript preparation.

    Qualifications: Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Research Associates should be familiar with the fields of child/youth development, developmental psychopathology, intervention models and advanced data analytic methodology, especially advanced statistical modelling and related
    programs. Strong interpersonal skills, writing skills, attention to detail, and proactive problem-solving skills, independent time management and the ability to meet deadlines are required.

    Applicants are invited to submit their applications with the subject line “Postdoctoral Fellow" or "Research Associate” via email to the Adolescent Health Lab (youth_project@sfu.ca) containing a copy of a cover letter, CV, and a description of how their background and interests are a match to the position. If interviewed, applicants should also be prepared to provide a writing sample and contact information for two professional referees.

    Competitive salary based on national and local funding guidelines and dependent upon education and past experience/achievements. Applicants seeking additional information prior to submission are welcome to contact Dr. Marlene Moretti (moretti@sfu.ca) or the Adolescent Health Lab.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only well-matched candidates will be contacted for an interview.
    Contract length: 12 months
    Part-time hours: 17.5 per week
    Full-time hours: 35 per week
    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Fixed term contract
    Schedule:
    • Monday to Friday

    Work remotely:
    • Temporarily due to COVID-19

  • March 10, 2022 6:10 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    is accepting applications for a Clinical Neuropsychologist, Part-Time (0.4 FTE) who is licensed to practice in Ontario.  The primary role of the Neuropsychologist would be to provide cognitive assessments, treatment recommendations and discharge planning for outpatients presenting with complex neurological rehabilitation needs. 

    In addition there will be an opportunity to provide consultation on the development of a comprehensive ABI program with our inpatient program. 

     Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital services adults only (i.e., adult & geriatric populations). The position would be serving primarily an outpatient acquired brain injury population (e.g., TBI (mild to severe), stroke, tumor resection) with some cases involving differential diagnosis of dementia in older populations who have sustained neurological injury. As the role evolves there will be an opportunity to work with the inpatient ABI population on various programing needs over this next year.

     

    All resumes and inquiries should be directed to: 

    Kimberley Meighan
    Clinical Manager Ambulatory Care, Central Therapy & Healthcare Screeners

    T 416-461-8252 ext. 2093  F 416-461-2089
    kimberley.meighan@sinaihealth.ca 
    sinaihealth.ca

    G225-1 Bridgepoint Drive, Toronto, ON  M4M 2B5

    A patient care, teaching and research centre affiliated with University of Toronto.

    While all applications will be considered, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted.

     

     

  • March 10, 2022 6:08 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    There are two new full-time positions in London at the St. Joseph's Health Care London.

    One in the Rehabilitation Program:

    St. Joseph's Health Care London Jobs

    And one in the Forensic program:

    St. Joseph's Health Care London Jobs



  • March 10, 2022 6:08 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Clinical Research Fellow in Depression and Suicide Prevention to join a multidisciplinary clinical research program dedicated to improving mental health outcomes in children. This position is full time and will involve a combination of clinical research and direct clinical service under the supervision of Dr. Daphne Korczak (www.Korczaklab.com) and Dr. Jennifer Crosbie (Lab).

    This is a one-year position with the option of renewal for the second year conditional on successful completion of the first year requirements.  Start date is negotiable up until September 2022.

    The fellowship is part of the CLIMB research program that includes an ongoing clinical trial “IAMSAFE" and the association between depression and premature cardiovascular disease, including effects on health behaviours (diet, physical activity) and inflammation, which is funded by CIHR.   The team is also testing a novel suicide prevention intervention for youth that present with acute safety concerns in a multi-site clinical trial. The fellowship is embedded within a large clinical research programme that investigates mood, anxiety, family functioning and cardiovascular risk in depression and other psychiatric disorders.

    Here’s What You Get to Do:

    • Obtain clinical training within the domain of clinical psychology, specifically with children and adolescents with mood and anxiety disorders.
    • Engage in diagnostic interviewing and consultation across a range of complex mental health disorders and their comorbidities as part of clinical training.
    • Coordination and delivery of one or more clinical research projects involving cardiometabolic risk factors and/or suicide prevention in children with a range of disorders.
    • Work as part of a team of clinical researchers and be involved in all aspects of the research process, from data analysis to manuscript writing.
    • Work in a multi-disciplinary environment with a diverse range of training opportunities. Supervision will be provided by senior staff in the Department of Psychology.


    Here’s What You Need:

    • To have graduated from a CPA/APA accredited graduate program in clinical psychology and have completed a CPA/APA accredited pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology.
    • Internship level training in pediatric clinical psychology and/or health psychology.
    • All degree requirements must be completed before the fellowship start date. 
    • It is expected that the applicant will meet the requirements for issuance of a Certificate for Supervised Practice and pursue registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario during the first year of the fellowship.

    Employment Type:

    • Full time, 1 year contract
  • March 02, 2022 8:45 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

     St. Joseph`s Healthcare Hamilton (a new Network Lead Organization for the Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program) is currently hiring for Clinical Consultant Psychologist positions.  The application will remain open until the positions are filled.  The program is able to provide a September start date for successful applicants who are in the process of completing their clinical psychology residencies as well as supervision for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.  Please see below for further information as well as the attached detailed job posting. If you have any questions regarding this position, please do not hesitate to reach out to the OSP Manager, Cynthia DeWild (cdewild@stjoes.ca).

     The application can be accessed at the following link: 

    https://tre.tbe.taleo.net/tre01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=STJOSHAM&cws=47&rid=20209

     For those who are not familiar with the Ontario Structured Psychotherapy (OSP) Program, it’s an innovative, stepped care program that offers publicly funded, measurement-based CBT for depression and anxiety-related problems (including panic disorder, agoraphobia, social anxiety, health anxiety, GAD, PTSD, OCD).  Clinicians in the program undergo comprehensive training and receive ongoing consultation.  The psychologist hired would have a lead role in overseeing the quality and fidelity of assessment, treatment, and clinical consultation across the OSP network and would also contribute to the ongoing development of the provincial program, for which Dr. Martin Antony, a national expert in CBT and the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, is the provincial clinical lead. In addition, a key feature of this role is understanding clinical needs of diverse communities in the region and supporting the clinical team comprising clinical consultants and clinicians to meet these needs. We are very excited to be part of the expansion of this program across Ontario.  The OSP program is the first provincial program of its kind in Canada (and one of the first large-scale programs of its kind in the world).  It’s modelled after the highly successful IAPT program in the UK (,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Improving_Access_to_Psychological_Therapies).

      Why St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton?

    • Second largest mental health facility within Ontario and a national leader in the provision of psychiatric care, education, research, and innovative programs 
    • Affiliated with the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and Mohawk College
    • Commitment to the provision of evidence-based, patient and family-centered mental health services
    • Leader in cutting-edge, innovative research across a number of areas, including the assessment and treatment of mood and anxiety and related disorders
    • Innovative, collaborative, and supportive work environment.
    • Involvement in a well-established community of mental health professionals (psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, social workers) and other health professionals with extensive experience in evidence-based assessments and treatments.
    • Opportunities to participate in research
    • Opportunities to attend and present at national and international conferences
    • Work culture that promotes work-life balance and life-long learning
    • Excellent benefits package and pension plan (HOOPP)

     You can see the Ontario Health news release about the program expansion here. These positions at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton are an opportunity to get involved at the ground level of the expansion effort.

  • March 02, 2022 8:43 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    Dr. Kristel Thomassin, Director of the Child Emotion and Mental Health lab at the University of Guelph, and Drs. Andrade and Aitken at CAMH, are seeking an outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow for a large-scale clinical trial testing the biobehavioural regulation of negative emotion as a transdiagnostic mechanism of change in psychotherapy for child anxiety, depression, and disruptive behavior. The Fellow will work collaboratively with a dynamic and passionate research team and directly with study PIs (Drs. Thomassin, Andrade, and Aitken) to direct and oversee this clinical trial. The Fellow will provide clinical training to mental healthcare providers, implement supervised treatment with children and families, train and oversee practicum students and research assistants, and collaborate with knowledge users and stakeholders. Opportunities may also include up to 1 day per week to be involved in direct clinical services as part of supervised practice. Other opportunities include access to datasets for manuscripts, grant writing mentorship, and support for the Fellow to develop an independent program of research.

     

    https://www.camh.ca/en/science-and-research/institutes-and-centres/the-margaret-and-wallace-mccain-centre-for-child-youth-and-family-mental-health/meet-our-people


  • February 10, 2022 10:24 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    See: https://hhsc.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=94200&lang=en for details

    McMaster Children's Hospital’s (MCH) Child and Youth Mental Health Program (CYMHP) is one of Canada’s largest pediatric mental health service providers. Mandated to provide care for both local and regional patients, CYMHP offers a wide range of services for children, youth, and families experiencing complex mental health concerns.  Our program includes emergency mental health services, a 22-bed inpatient unit, a day treatment program, and outpatient services. 

    Our program is committed to community partnerships which provide evidence based, integrated, coordinated, leading edge family and patient centered care. Affiliated with McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, and the Offord Centre for Child Studies, CYMHP delivers world class care supported by world class scholarship.  The strength of the program lies in the dedication of its people who are committed to improving the mental wellness of our communities.

    Our teams are innovative, creative, energetic and passionate.  Relationships are founded on principles of trust, respect and compassion.  Our people are motivated towards excellence and are committed to the patients and families we serve.

    Position Summary 

    The Psychologist functions as a valuable member of the interdisciplinary team and provides care to children and youth with complex mental health issues and their families. In particular, the Psychologist combines education and related clinical experience to offer psychological assessments (e.g., psychometric, diagnostic), clinical formulation, brief individual, group, and family intervention, treatment recommendations, and consultation to staff on psychology-related issues. The Psychologist is a leader in program development, quality assurance, and research initiatives.  
     

     Qualifications 

    1. Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
    2. Registered or eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with authorization to work with children, adolescents and (ideally) families
    3. Expertise in a range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities (particularly Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Emotion Focused Family Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and the assessment of children, youth and their families as demonstrated by a minimum of three years of recent, relevant experience in a mental health setting serving an inpatient or outpatient mental health pediatric population
    4. Demonstrated strength in consultation, teaching, interprofessional collaboration, and supervision of advanced learners
    5. Demonstrated competency and experience in the administration and interpretation of psychological tests, particularly those tests relevant to the assessment of cognitive, academic, personality and socio-emotional functioning
    6 Excellent written and verbal communication alongside strong interpersonal skills
    7. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning
    8. Eligible for part-time appointment with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University
    9. Evidence of self-motivation, enthusiasm, and flexibility

    As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

  • February 10, 2022 10:15 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    See: https://hhsc.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en for details

    1. McMaster Children's Hospital (MCH): Pediatric Chronic Pain Program - Temporary Part-time (Job Number: 93412); Hours per week: 22.5 

    Position Summary

     The Clinical Health Psychologist in the Pediatric Chronic Pain Program will play a key role in ongoing program development and implementation, as well as quality improvements, the design of program evaluation and research projects. As a member of the inter-professional pediatric chronic pain team, the psychologist will deliver care to children, youth and families in an outpatient tertiary care setting. The psychologist will promote excellence in pediatric patient and family-centered care through expert clinical practice, education, consultation and research. Responsibilities will include: providing psychological assessment and treatment as part of an inter-professional team focusing on chronic disease management (interventions include individual, family, and group); managing and maintaining an active case workload as per program requirements and expectations; working collaboratively with other team members to develop and implement comprehensive individualized care plans for children and adolescents; providing results of clinical assessments and provision of treatment in an interdisciplinary setting; acting as a resource to other team members regarding psycho-diagnostic assessment, therapeutic intervention and program policy; providing consultation/liaison to caregivers and community agencies; developing and providing staff education and training; developing program evaluations, integrated research projects and quality assurance projects; and being an active member in program development initiatives.

    Qualifications

     1. Doctorate in Clinical Health Psychology from an accredited university, with a preference given to those with an emphasis in pediatric populations. 

    2. Registered or eligible for registration in Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology with the College of Psychologists of Ontario; must be authorized to work with children and adolescents (with a preference given to those who are also authorized to work with families). 
    3. Extensive knowledge and current experience in the provision of psychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment focusing on chronic disease management strategies in a pediatric population.
    4. Experience with individual, group and family therapy for pediatric chronic pain is preferred. 
    5. Expertise in a range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities (e.g., cognitive behaviour therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, family therapy, motivational interviewing techniques, mindfulness-based therapies, and other evidence-based therapies).
    6. A minimum of two years of recent, relevant experience in a healthcare setting, preferably serving an outpatient pediatric population.
    7. Advanced skills in the development and documentation of specific interventions, conducting research (including methodological design, data management, statistics), and evaluating service outcomes for children and adolescents with complex health conditions.
    8. Demonstrated competency and experience in the administration and interpretation of psychological tests, particularly those tests relevant to the assessment of personality and socio-emotional functioning.
    9. Demonstrated strength in consultation, teaching, inter-professional collaboration, educating health care providers and community stakeholders, and supervising advanced learners.
    10. Eligible for part-time appointment at McMaster University.
    11. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills. 
    12. Excellent leadership skills and proven ability to organize, prioritize, and problem-solve effectively.
    13. Evidence of self-motivation, enthusiasm, flexibility and ongoing learning.
    14. Willingness to work with and evaluate a growing program. 

    As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

      
  • January 27, 2022 11:44 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

    The Coping with Neurological Symptoms (CNS) Lab at The University of the British Columbia (Department of Psychology) is seeking qualified candidates for a research-focused post-doctoral fellowship, with specialization in psychological aspects of concussion/mild traumatic brain injury.

    Roles and responsibilities
    Under the supervision of Noah Silverberg, PhD, ABPP-CN, the fellow will contribute to ongoing studies in at least two of the following streams: (1) mental health complications after concussion and prevention strategies, (2) interventions for fear avoidance behaviour after concussion, (3) functional (psychogenic) cognitive disorder. They will also be expected to develop their own program of research and apply for external grant funding. The fellow may spend 100% of their time on research or devote up to 40% of their time in clinical training, providing cognitive-behavioural therapy to people with persistent symptoms following concussion in the context of a research study and/or on an external adult neuropsychology placement within the Vancouver Coastal Health system.

    Training environment
    The CNS Lab is located at UBC’s main Vancouver campus (2136 West Mall). Our renovation (scheduled for March 2022 completion) will add soundproofed booths for telehealth delivery and new equipment for psychophysiology. We also have shared research space at the Rehabilitation Research Program at GF Strong Rehab Centre (4255 Laurel St). We have a local and international network of collaborators in psychology, psychiatry, neurology, emergency medicine, rehabilitation medicine, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. The CNS Lab is primarily funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canada Foundation for Innovation, and VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation.

    Research mentorship, classroom teaching, and service opportunities are available. The fellow will also have access to professional development opportunities through the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, the UBC Postdoctoral Fellows Office, and various hospital rounds related to clinical neuroscience. The fellow will be expected to participate in mentorship, networking, and research dissemination activities facilitated by the Canadian TBI Research Consortium and Canadian Concussion Network.

    Qualifications
    Candidates should have completed a PhD in clinical psychology or neuropsychology from a CPA or APA accredited doctoral program, including a CPA/APA accredited predoctoral internship, within the past 2 years. Candidates with related degrees (e.g., PhD in health psychology or rehabilitation sciences) will also be considered. The ideal candidate will have a publication record that aligns with the CNS Lab’s research interests.

    Term
    The anticipated start date is August 1, 2022, but an earlier or later start date is possible. The fellow will be appointed for a one-year term, with the expectation of renewal for a second year.

    Compensation
    The salary for the first year will be $51,352 plus benefits. Reimbursement for conference registration fees and travel expenses are available upon reasonable request.

    How to apply
    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact details for 3 referees to cnslab@psych.ubc.ca. Review of applications will start on January 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Pre-application inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. Noah Silverberg at noah.silverberg@ubc.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority, as required by Service Canada.

    The University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, and Coping with Neurological Symptoms Lab view equity, diversity, and inclusion as essential to academic excellence. People who differ on dimensions of race, colour, place of origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and/or abilities enrich our research mission and community. We recognize that marginalization based on these dimensions causes hardship and hampers opportunities for many trainees. We continuously strive to identify and address barriers to equity so that trainees of all backgrounds can thrive. Applicants should include a statement in their cover letter about how they will contribute to upholding our equity, diversity, and inclusion values.

    For details, see: https://psych.ubc.ca/about/equity-inclusion/

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