CASA Mental health
CASA Mental Health is an established non-profit organization delivering holistic, culturally-safe wrap-around mental health services to Albertans and their families. CASA provides mental health service to the missing middle – mental health treatment for diagnosed children and youth, in between prevention and promotion in primary and community care, and acute treatment in hospital.
CASA’s team of mental health professionals are trauma experts committed to delivering service in collaboration with community partners. This includes assessment and treatment for up to 4,000 children, youth and their families each year, from community outreach settings to intensive treatment programs.
About the Role
CASA’s Core mental health clinic is an amalgamation of two previously separate intake streams, Infant and Preschool Services (IPS) and School Aged Services (SAS). The implementation of Core means one single stream of intake, no matter the age of the child. Through Core, we provide timely and high-quality mental health care to children and youth ages three to 17 and their families.
Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Therapy Support Navigator works closely with the Mental Health Therapists to support screening, case management, delivery of treatment and achievement of treatment plans. The Therapy Support Navigator has an integral role within the therapy team to provide treatment extension and promote uptake and application of skills within family and school settings. The Therapy Support Navigator also facilitates child, adolescent and parent treatment groups under the supervision of the therapists.
The Therapy Support Navigator will:
- Assist therapists and physicians in screening and assessment interviews, in order to develop a treatment plan and clinical pathway for mental health services.
- Actively manage caseload to provide coordination of community-based services to patients and families that is customized to aid in their recovery.
- Provide hands-on modelling and coaching to family members as determined and guided by the treatment plan.
- Develop and maintain a list of community resources and use these to refer patients and families to community agencies for additional mental health support.
- Utilize critical thinking and accurate interpretation of complex information to support clinical decision-making.
- Perform electronic medical record administration and documentation.
Classification: Therapy Support Navigator
Status: Temporary (to approximately November 2024)
Location: CASA West
Minimum Salary: $32.76 per hour
Maximum Salary: $40.28 per hour
Hours per Shift: 7.25
Shifts per Week: Five
Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
- Completion of any of the following:
- Bachelor of social work
- Bachelor of arts, majoring in psychology
- Bachelor of education or bachelor’s degree in a related field.
- Relevant and practical experience in a child and adolescent mental health treatment setting.
- Valid Class 5 operator’s license and access to transportation.
The successful Therapy Support Navigator will also possess the following experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Adaptability and flexibility in fluid contexts and situations.
- Strong knowledge and skill with behavior management.
- Ability to work autonomously, independently and to prioritize work activities.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Conditions of Employment
- A satisfactory Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search. This would be the financial responsibility of the successful candidate.
- A satisfactory Child Intervention Check.
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or exemption on the basis of a protected legal ground.
Closing Date: September 25, 2023
Please quote the following competition number in your application materials 23-154
For further information on these opportunities, please contact us at
Why Work With CASA?
Life – Work Balance
CASA’s hours of work allow you to balance your work with the rest of your life. Our Wellness Days can be used how you want, when you want, ensuring everyone is feeling their best. Employees also receive competitive vacation days so that you have the time you need to recharge your passion.
Feel good about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families so that they are empowered to thrive!
CASA Mental Health offers a competitive benefit and pension package for employees, including a flexible spending account, access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program, and more!
To apply for this job please visit casaservices.applytojob.com.