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Recreational Therapist I - Forensic Adolescent Program

Recreational Therapist I
Regular Part-Time
Sunridge Professional Bldg
2014-05-14  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Minimum: 34.33 per hour Maximum: 45.70 per hour
Reporting to the Care Manager, this position involves working within a multi-disciplinary team to provide recreation therapy assessment and treatment services to adolescents in an outpatient forensic youth program. These services will be delivered both individually and in group format and will be community and family-focussed. The Recreation Therapist will ensure that his/her practice is evidence-based, client-centered and meets the Recreation Therapy clinical standards of practice.
- Bachelor degree in Recreation Therapy or equivalent.
- Professional membership with the Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association required.
- Minimum three years of clinical RT experience with adolescents (and their families) who have mental health issues is required.
- Knowledge and experience using evidence-based RT measures and interventions is required.
- Active physical participation with clients is required.
- Knowledge of DSM diagnoses is an asset.
- Experience with program design for an adolescent population is an asset.
- Experience developing community partnerships is required.
- Experience with the recruitment, supervision and support of volunteers and casual staff is an asset.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team is required.
- Excellent consultation, communication and documentation skills required.
- Computer skills required, including the ability to work with Windows and Microsoft Office.
- Current BCLS-HCP and NVCI certification required.
- Valid Class 5 driver’s license and own transportation required.

  • Vehicle Required - Required to provide a vehicle for business use; along with acceptable driver's abstract and proof of business insurance


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