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CIUSSS de l'Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
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Youth Protection Directorate
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Psychology and social services professional (Psychologist/Social Worker/Psychoeducator/Community Org./etc.)
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We are currently looking for a Human Relations Agent to work full-time or part-time with the Intake Unit – Social Emergency Service (evening, weekend, and statutory holiday shifts).
The mission of Batshaw Youth and Family Centres (Batshaw Centres), established under the Act Respecting Health Services and Social Services, is summarized as follows: to provide psychosocial, rehabilitation and social integration services; to ensure the provision of services related to child placement, adoption, adoption disclosure, reunification, expertise to the Superior Court and mediation.
Services are provided primarily in accordance with the Youth Protection Act, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and An Act Respecting Health Services and Social Services regarding the placement of children and youths.
Batshaw Centres services are provided to the residents of the island of Montreal who wish to receive them in English and to the Jewish community of Montreal, in either English or French.
Batshaw Centres also offers rehabilitation placement services to youths from all regions of Quebec who require them in English.
- To act as an Urgences sociales / RTS worker in relation to the Youth Criminal Justice Act and Article 32 of the Youth Protection Act;
- To receive and process signalements made to the Youth Protection Division within required time frames;
- To decide to retain appropriate signalements and transmit them to the designated point of service, indicating the degree of urgency involved;
- To decide when appropriate not to retain signalements and to advise declarants of this decision and the reasons involved;
- To transfer relevant signalements received by Batshaw Centres to other youth centers;
- To decide, when appropriate, to detain a youth under the Youth Criminal Justice Act;
- To organize interventions when appropriate in crisis situations; to provide on-going practical and psychosocial supports, to promote clients problem solving and self-help activities; to collaborate with internal and community resources which further the same goals;
- To maintain accurate and up to date records in the client information system (PIJ), including inter-provincial and international alerts;
- To provide information and consultation to professionals and the general public regarding all aspects of the processing of signalements;
- To participate in meetings in the Youth Protection Division;
- To represent the Youth Protection Division when requested on various internal or external committees and in community presentations on the Youth Protection Act;
- To perform other related duties as requested by the immediate supervisor.
- For information, the individual will be working at 4515 St. Catherine Street West, Westmount.
- Must have an undergraduate degree in: Social Work, Criminology, or Psychoeducation;
- Must be a member of the Order of Social Workers (OTSTCFQ) OR be a member of the Order of Psychoeducators (OPP) OR be a member of the Order of Criminologists (OPCQ);
- Demonstrated knowledge of the Youth Protection Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act;
- Demonstrated assessment skills and ability to intervene in crisis situations; capable of working effectively within required time frames;
- Experience in the assessment of the situation of children reported to Youth Protection;
- Very good interpersonal skills and the ability to function as part of a team while exercising appropriate autonomy;
- Have or be willing to develop skills in the use of the clinical information system (PIJ);
- Demonstrated knowledge of community resources and the MHSS network of establishments;
- Must have a demonstrated ability to provide services to a multi-cultural community;
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and in a collaborative manner;
- Must be able to communicate effectively in English and French, oral and written.
We thank all applicants. Only selected candidates will be contacted.
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