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Professional - Behaviour Consultant, Justice Specialist  
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Details:

Competition Number: 12-289 MH
Status: Temporary Full Time (approximately 12 months)
Program: Behavior Management
Department: Behavior Management
Reports To: Director, Behavior Management
Hours: Days; 7.5 Hour Shifts (Occasional weekends and evening may be required)
Salary: $25.27 - $32.26 Per Hour
Published here: 2013-09-19

Posting Summary:

Reporting to the Coordinator, the Consultant provides clinical assessment and recommendations through a comprehensive behavioural approach to Judges and Lawyers on how to support a person with a developmental disability through the court process/criminal justice system in a manner that ensures respect, fairness and equity for all parties.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Psychology and related experience or equivalent. 
  • Significant experience working with people with a developmental disabilities in conjunction with the justice system is required.
  • Current clinical experience and knowledge of behavior therapy as it applies o the areas of developmental disabilities and positive sexuality including other special populations (e.g. brain injury, FASD, dual diagnosis including the full range of sexually inappropriate behaviour).
  • Understand how behavior therapy applies to teaching court skills to people with a developmental disability.
  • Provide Behaviour based training and assessments to Judges and Lawyers to support a person with a developmental disability experience the court system.
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills. 
  • Candidate must have a valid Ontario driver’s license and a vehicle and be able to travel throughout Simcoe County.
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Have experience in creating and delivering training regarding people with a developmental disability and the Justice system.
  • Have experience in completing a program evaluation.
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.
  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy;
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.
     

Candidates may submit a job posting application to Human Resource Services by the closing date. Please quote the appropriate competition number in the subject line of your email (example: HR 01/10). We thank all external applicants, but only those under consideration will be contacted. No Agencies Please.

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