DATE OF POSTING: March 17, 2015
Position: Child Psychiatrist, Infant and Preschool Services
Full or Part time
Organization: CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health, is a major not for profit NGO that provides community focused psychiatric and mental health services for infants, children, adolescents and their families. Located across 5 sites in Edmonton, CASA serves central and northern Alberta and is accredited by Accreditation Canada.
Candidates must hold an MD with specialist certification (FRCPC) in Psychiatry and / or Subspecialty certification in Child Psychiatry by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or equivalent. Candidates must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).
We are seeking a psychiatrist to work full time or part time within a multidisciplinary team of infant and preschool mental health professionals in an ambulatory care clinic, Infant and Preschool Services. The service provides assessment, treatment and follow-up care for children up to the age of 5 years and their families and caregivers. The program offers a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions including psychopharmacology, individual and family therapy, parent education and support groups, filial play therapy and guided parent-child interaction.
The incumbent will be involved with education of medical students and residents and will be considered for an academic appointment with the University of Alberta, Department of Psychiatry. In addition, there are opportunities to participate in research activities. For more information about CASA, visit our website: www.casaservices.org
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Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent and accompanying curriculum vitae, along with the names of three references to:
Dr. Gary Hnatko, Medical Director,
CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health
Suite 406, 10011 – 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3S8