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Mental Health Worker – Mandarin Speaking, Full time one year contract

Posting Date: June 18, 2021

Closing Date: until position is filled

Hong Fook Mental Health Association is a community-based organization serving the Greater Toronto Area. We provide leadership in promoting the mental health of people in the Cambodian, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese communities. The Association helps people keep mentally healthy and manage mental illness. We achieve our mission through service, education, advocacy and research in a supportive environment.

Our service framework is based on a Whole Person, and is built on the core values of Equity, Diversity, Cultural Competence, Empowerment, Capacity Building, Community Participation, Peer Support and Recovery-focused.

 

Position Title: Mental Health Worker – Mandarin Speaking, Full time one year contract

 We are seeking a Mental Health Worker who enjoys working in a team environment serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness from the Mandarin speaking communities.

 

Major Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Support clients’ recovery through the provision of intensive case management services including: client-centred assessments, treatment, rehabilitation and support services; and working with families to promote mutual support, capacity building and
  • Perform central intake functions including screening calls and other forms of referrals and determines whether the client meets eligibility criteria; performing assessments on the need for services and facilitates access to the appropriate
  • Facilitate linkages between clients and community resources and collaborating with appropriate service providers or community organizations.
  • Identify issues and provide advice, consultation, support and information to consumers, their families, service providers and the community on mental health and related
  • Address barriers that impact on the Asian communities’ ability to access mental health services.
  • Participate in providing education to community service providers and other stakeholders regarding culturally responsive
  • Maintain effective and timely documentation of client

 

Employment Terms:

 

  • Full time, one year contract, working 37.5 hours per week
  • Office work and community settings, which include meetings at clients’ homes and travel with clients
  • Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends

 

 

Skills & Qualifications:

 

  • Social Work degree or
  • Current registration with OCSWSSW or is eligible for the OCSWSSW
  • At least 2 years of case management experience and/or front-line experience with vulnerable
  • Sound clinical skills, including assessment, intervention, advocacy, psycho-education, supportive counseling, and life skills
  • Sound group work and community work
  • An understanding of the psychosocial rehabilitation model.
  • Knowledge of mental illness, medications and ability to assist clients with symptom management.
  • Knowledge of community resources and
  • Excellent communication
  • Professionalism and strong team
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem solving
  • Proficiency in English and Mandarin is a must.
  • Competence in relevant computer applications particularly Microsoft
  • A valid Canadian driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is a
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural
  • A satisfactory result of Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is a requirement of this position.

 

Qualified applicants may apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@hongfook.ca

 We are an inclusive employer. If contacted for an interview, please let us know if you have any needs.

We thank all candidates for your interest; however, only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

No telephone calls please.

 

CBT Clinician, Cantonese and Mandarin (full time permanent, 2 hires)

Posting Date: December 17, 2021

Closing Date: Until position is filled

  

Hong Fook Mental Health Association is a community-based organization serving the Greater Toronto Area. We provide leadership in promoting the mental health of people in the Cambodian, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese communities. The Association helps people keep mentally healthy and manage mental illness. We achieve our mission through service, education, advocacy and research in a supportive environment.

 

Our service framework is based on a Whole Person, and is built on the core values of Equity, Diversity, Cultural Competence, Empowerment, Capacity Building, Community Participation, Self Help and Mutual Support.

 

Position: CBT Clinician, Cantonese and Mandarin (full time permanent, 2 hires)

 We are seeking 2 CBT Clinicians, Ontario Structured Psychotherapy (OSP) Program. Candidates must be a registered member in good standing with one of the following Colleges regulated to perform the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy in Ontario: Social Worker, psychotherapist, occupational therapist, nurse. Employment includes free comprehensive training program in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy accredited by the University of Toronto.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the OSP program which consists of a network of organizations working together to deliver and sustain effective psychotherapy. The successful candidates will be provided with training in OSP treatment modalities (e.g., CBT for social anxiety, Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD) and with weekly clinical consultation. This is an ideal role for candidates with a strong desire to implement CBT within a publicly funded mental health program while adapting where appropriate for diverse populations in the region.

The OSP program is delivered through a “hub and spoke” model; the hub (i.e., the NLO) provides shared administrative services and clinical quality oversight of the network, and community-based delivery sites such as community mental health agencies and primary care practices deliver the majority of client services. Hong Fook Mental Health Association is a Service Delivery Site in the CMHA-YRSS NLO.

 

Please refer to the link for more details regarding the Ontario Structured Psychotherapy (OSP) program

 

Major Job Responsibilities

 

  1. Assessment, Therapy Treatment, Management and Planning
    • Assessments are structured and inform decision for participation in the OSP stepped-care program.
    • Provides treatment following specified Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), evidence-based protocols.
    • Provide services using various methods, including but not limited to, telephone, virtual, or in- person.
    • It is anticipated that the incumbent will provide services to a minimum of 4-7 clients per day, depending on the frequency of client contact required of the administered

 

  • The OSP program uses measurement-based care (MBC) and as such, the clinician also administers structured questionnaires to measure the client’s quality of life, functioning and symptoms of anxiety & depression
  • Collaborates with team members in provision of
  • Contributes to program development and program evaluation activities/undertakings.
  • Supports departmental training, as
  • Liaises and reports any client concerns or safety issues to the client’s primary health care provider.
  • Maintains an efficient and accurate computerized client records and statistical
  • Ensures that any sensitive and confidential information is maintained in a safe and secure manner.
  • Works with a variety of internal stakeholders and delivers direct service to
  • Attends and participates in team meetings, as required.

 

  1. Judgment

 

  • In the case that the client presents with suicidal risk, the clinician assesses and manages risk (safety plan), independently completes the suicide risk report and corresponds directly with the client's PCP
  • Manage and resolve problems within their scope of practice, as defined by their College, and in alignment with Hong Fook and OSP clinical
  • The clinician will also consult with the clinical consultation team or their manager/supervisor as needed.
  • The structured delivery of CBT under the OSP program is clearly defined; it is expected that the CBT Clinician would require a relatively low degree of initiative to complete

 

  • Clinical Consultation

 

  • The Clinical Consultation team at CMHA-YRSS (Clinical Psychologists) provide clinical oversight to the OSP program and evaluates the clinician's fidelity to the treatment protocols. In order to improved fidelity and clinical effectiveness, the clinician may be required to adhere to the clinical directives outlined by the Clinical Consultation
  • Participates in regular Clinical Consultation meetings with a Clinical Consultant (provided by CMHA-YRSS) including standardized evaluation of session recording(s)
  • OSP Clinical Consultations guidelines: weekly individual and bi-weekly group consultations
  • Recordings and session note must be submitted in advance for review, as per the Clinical Consultation procedures.

 

Employment Terms

  • Full-time permanent, 5 hours per week, flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends based on client scheduling needs.
  • Office work and community settings, which include meetings at clients’ homes and travel with clients

 

Skills and qualifications

 

  • Registered in the province of Ontario as a registrant in good standing with the appropriate College and eligible to provide the controlled act of psychotherapy as either a Registered Social Worker, Registered Occupational Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist or Registered
  • Master’s degree required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the delivery of individual CBT is preferred; Documented evidence of CBT training with adequate supervision is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of etiology and treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders as well as CBT and its application in mood and anxiety disorders

 

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the science and practices of psychotherapy including a full range of psychotherapeutic and assessment techniques
  • Results-oriented work ethic and ability to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and to deliver quality, consistent and timely results
  • Strong assessment skills to deliver and interpret symptom and outcome measures
  • Demonstrated analytical, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to adapt readily to change
  • Models and promotes core ethical practice, organization’s values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude
  • Proficiency in English and Cantonese/Mandarin is required
  • Familiarity with a Microsoft Office365 applications (Word, Outlook, )
  • Experience with scheduling and electronic medical record keeping using a clinical management system is an asset
  • A satisfactory result of Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is
  • COVID-19 fully vaccinated record as recognized by the government of Canada is

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.

Qualified applicants may apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@hongfook.ca

We are an inclusive employer. If contacted for an interview, please let us know if you have any needs.

We thank all candidates for your interest; however, only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

 

Mental Health Worker – Vietnamese (full time permanent)

Posting Date: November 19, 2021

Closing Date: until position is filled

Hong Fook Mental Health Association is a community-based organization serving the Greater Toronto Area. We provide leadership in promoting the mental health of people in the Cambodian, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese communities. The Association helps people keep mentally healthy and manage mental illness. We achieve our mission through service, education, advocacy and research in a supportive environment.

Our service framework is based on a Whole Person, and is built on the core values of Equity, Diversity, Cultural Competence, Empowerment, Capacity Building, Community Participation, Self Help and Mutual Support.

 

Position: Mental Health Worker – Vietnamese (full time permanent)

We are seeking a Mental Health Worker who enjoys working in a team environment serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness from the Vietnamese-speaking community.

 

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Support clients’ recovery through the provision of intensive case management services including: client-centred assessments, treatment, rehabilitation and support services; and working with families to promote mutual support, capacity building and
  • Perform central intake functions including screening calls and other forms of referrals and determines whether the client meets eligibility criteria; performing assessments on the need for services and facilitates access to the appropriate
  • Facilitate linkages between clients and community resources and collaborating with appropriate service providers or community organizations.
  • Identify issues and provide advice, consultation, support and information to consumers, their families, service providers and the community on mental health and related
  • Address barriers that impact on the Asian communities’ ability to access mental health services.
  • Participate in providing education to community service providers and other stakeholders regarding culturally responsive
  • Maintain effective and timely documentation of client

 

Employment Terms:

  • Full-time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week
  • Employee benefits upon successful completion of probation
  • Office work and community settings, which include meetings at clients’ homes and travel with clients
  • Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Social Work degree or
  • Proficiency in English and Vietnamese is a
  • Current registration with OCSWSSW or is eligible for the OCSWSSW
  • At least 2 years of case management experience and/or front-line experience with vulnerable populations.
  • Sound clinical skills, including assessment, intervention, advocacy, psycho-education, supportive counseling, and life skills
  • Sound group work and community work
  • An understanding of the psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Knowledge of mental illness, medications and ability to assist clients with symptom management.
  • Knowledge of community resources and
  • Excellent communication
  • Professionalism and strong team
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving
  • Competence in relevant computer applications particularly Microsoft
  • A valid Canadian driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is a
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural
  • A satisfactory result of Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is a requirement of this position.
  • COVID Vaccines record as recognized by the government of

 

Qualified applicants may apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@hongfook.ca

 We are an inclusive employer. If contacted for an interview, please let us know if you have any needs.

We thank all candidates for your interest; however, only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

 

Mental Health Worker – Vietnamese (full time permanent)

Posting Date: November 19, 2021

Closing Date: until position is filled

Hong Fook Mental Health Association is a community-based organization serving the Greater Toronto Area. We provide leadership in promoting the mental health of people in the Cambodian, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese communities. The Association helps people keep mentally healthy and manage mental illness. We achieve our mission through service, education, advocacy and research in a supportive environment.

Our service framework is based on a Whole Person, and is built on the core values of Equity, Diversity, Cultural Competence, Empowerment, Capacity Building, Community Participation, Self Help and Mutual Support.

 

Position: Mental Health Worker – Vietnamese (full time permanent)

We are seeking a Mental Health Worker who enjoys working in a team environment serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness from the Vietnamese-speaking community.

 

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Support clients’ recovery through the provision of intensive case management services including: client-centred assessments, treatment, rehabilitation and support services; and working with families to promote mutual support, capacity building and
  • Perform central intake functions including screening calls and other forms of referrals and determines whether the client meets eligibility criteria; performing assessments on the need for services and facilitates access to the appropriate
  • Facilitate linkages between clients and community resources and collaborating with appropriate service providers or community organizations.
  • Identify issues and provide advice, consultation, support and information to consumers, their families, service providers and the community on mental health and related
  • Address barriers that impact on the Asian communities’ ability to access mental health services.
  • Participate in providing education to community service providers and other stakeholders regarding culturally responsive
  • Maintain effective and timely documentation of client

 

Employment Terms:

  • Full-time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week
  • Employee benefits upon successful completion of probation
  • Office work and community settings, which include meetings at clients’ homes and travel with clients
  • Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Social Work degree or
  • Proficiency in English and Vietnamese is a
  • Current registration with OCSWSSW or is eligible for the OCSWSSW
  • At least 2 years of case management experience and/or front-line experience with vulnerable populations.
  • Sound clinical skills, including assessment, intervention, advocacy, psycho-education, supportive counseling, and life skills
  • Sound group work and community work
  • An understanding of the psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Knowledge of mental illness, medications and ability to assist clients with symptom management.
  • Knowledge of community resources and
  • Excellent communication
  • Professionalism and strong team
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving
  • Competence in relevant computer applications particularly Microsoft
  • A valid Canadian driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is a
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural
  • A satisfactory result of Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is a requirement of this position.
  • COVID Vaccines record as recognized by the government of

 

Qualified applicants may apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@hongfook.ca

 We are an inclusive employer. If contacted for an interview, please let us know if you have any needs.

We thank all candidates for your interest; however, only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

 

Position: Clinician (Casual, On-Call Basis)

Posting Date: April 29, 2021

Closing Date: until position is filled

 

Hong Fook Mental Health Association is a community-based organization serving the Greater Toronto Area. We provide leadership in promoting the mental health of people in the Cambodian, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese communities. The Association helps people keep mentally healthy and manage mental illness. We achieve our mission through service, education, advocacy and research in a supportive environment.

 

Our service framework is based on a Whole Person, and is built on the core values of Equity, Diversity, Cultural Competence, Empowerment, Capacity Building, Community Participation, Self Help and Mutual Support.

 

Position: Clinician (Casual, On-Call Basis)

The Clinician, under the direction of the Lead, Youth and Family Services, will primarily be responsible for providing counseling to the East Asian youths and their families in the Counselling Clinic. Hong Fook is a compassionate team of professionals, we work from a client- centered, strength-based approach to engage all youth, and families in a manner which is culturally sensitive, non-judgmental and respectful. This position will be responsible to develop the Walk-In Counselling Clinic, and provide services that are evidenced based.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Report to the Lead, Youth and Family Services
  2. Dedicate at least one morning or afternoon per week for the Coordinator to schedule the first appointment after intake;
  3. Participate in Transition Meeting, if appropriate;
  4. Any preparation required prior to the appointment, including reading any relevant case notes;
  5. Apply evidence-based assessment and treatment (such as strengths-based Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Trauma Informed Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) to support the youth, young adults and their families with mental health challenges;
  6. Schedule any follow-up appointments as required;
  7. Complete counselling session notes and other documentation related to the Youth Counselling Clinic;
  8. Participate in monthly clinical supervision;
  9. Follow and comply with the legislation and College standards;
  10. Maintain good working relationship with all stakeholders while carrying out the contract.
  11. Other duties as

 

Education and Experience

I.        Education

  • Master Degree in Social Work, Counselling Psychology or equivalent

 

II.      Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ direct service delivery experience, preferably in Children and Youth’s mental health
  • Membership in the appropriate professional regulatory body, such as the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service

 

III.    Knowledge

  • Demonstrated skills working within a Brief Services therapy model
  • Familiarity with a range of evidence-based treatment modalities
  • Well-developed knowledge of the principles of mental health assessment and counselling and demonstrated ability to direct the processes that lead to change and personal development
  • Knowledge of case management, group and community work
  • Strong communication, and organization skills
  • Thorough knowledge of community resources and the consultative skills to maximize their use, Mental Health Act and other relevant legislations
  • Must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police background

 

IV.   Skills

  • Competency in verbal and written communication as well as computer literacy
  • Skilled in crisis intervention theories and methods to safely and effectively work with youth in
  • Ability to demonstrate diplomacy and professionalism when working with families and other professionals
  • Demonstrated ability to work in diversified setting
  • English proficiency and a second language/dialect required (e.g., Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Vietnamese or Tagalog)

 

Work Hours

  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, evenings and weekend as needed
  • Access to a vehicle and valid driver’s license is required
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience

 

Qualified applicants may apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@hongfook.ca.

 We are an inclusive employer. Hong Fook welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If contacted for an interview, please let us know if you have any needs.

 

We thank all candidates for your interest; however, only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

No telephone calls please.