Faculty/Department VP Research Unit Collaborative Centre for Justice and Safety (CCJS) Employee Group Other Collective Agreement Consideration Open to the Public. CUPE 5791 Job Family N/A Category Other Number of Vacancies 1 Position Summary
The Public Safety Personnel Internet-delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (PSPNET) team is located at the University of Regina and part of the Canadian Institute of Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT) funded by Public Safety Canada. The PSPNET team is led by Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos, one of Canada’s foremost leaders on ICBT . The team consists of both clinicians and researchers who are developing, implementing and evaluating ICBT to help current and former public safety personnel (PSP) to improve their mental health and wellbeing.
The Clinical Psychologist will support the ICBT research project and be involved in assessing PSP and providing ICBT to PSP. The Clinical Psychologist will also act as a mentor and supervise other clinical research associates, clinical practicum students in assessment and treatment. The successful candidate will also participate in the evaluation of ICBT for PSP as well as outreach to PSP organizations and the public to explain ICBT and the associated results.
All services must be provided within the context of Saskatchewan College of Psychologists and/or Ordre des Psychologues du Quebec standards, as mandated by the University, and in adherence to the Psychologists Act of Saskatchewan.
The Psychologist must be aware of, and implement, best practices identified by research and resources, including, but not limited to, the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists and the Canadian Psychological Association Practice Guidelines. Since iCBT is not like other forms of therapy and is a practice in development, the successful candidate will have to manage situations with less information than is involved in 1 to 1 care. Therefore critical thinking and adaptability are key to this role
1. Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology plus 3 years’ experience as a Registered Psychologist (preferred) or Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology plus 5 years’ experience as a Registered Psychologist. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered
2. Registration with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists (required) and or Quebec College of Psychologists
3. Authorized Practice Endorsement (APE) from Saskatchewan College of Psychologists (required for work in Saskatchewan)
4. Must have adult competencies in treatment and assessment approved by Saskatchewan College of Psychologists to work in Saskatchewan
5. Knowledge of current psychological assessment methods and psychometric assessment tools regarding psychopathy;
6. Knowledge of a wide range of psychological disorders and treatment practices such as structured clinical assessments and DSM 5 diagnostic criteria
7. Knowledge of human nature and interpersonal relations;
8. Knowledge of clinical theories and utility for practice;
9. Knowledge of support services in community settings for information and referral purposes;
10. Knowledge of current practice and recent developments in the field of psychology including iCBT treatment methods;
11. Ability to listen attentively to verbal implicit and explicit, spoken and unspoken messages from client population in order to quickly establish rapport and build trust;
12. Ability to communicate with diverse groups of people;
13. Ability to interact with aggressive and distressed individuals and to de-escalate crisis situations;
14. Ability to present information to groups and communicate ideas in writing with client reports and other projects;
15. Ability to work with evidence-based practices and structured clinical assessments;
16. Ability to work with highly sensitive information in an extremely complex environment; and
17. Ability to supervise and lead others.
18. Ability to collaborate with research team and follow research methodology including standardized procedures and collection of data
Physical Demands Pay Grade Other Salary Range $73,645 - $96,178 Annually (Effective July 1, 2019) Status Term Work Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm
Duration (if Term/Temporary) January 2020 - December 31, 2022 Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time Preference Posting Target Posting
Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos
AREA: Psychology Department – AH 345
Job Open Date 01/13/2020
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Application Instructions
Please note that preference will be given to APT Members.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and an updated resume that clearly states how they meet the posted qualifications.
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
Competition Number 20200030A/S