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Director, Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services

Location
Burnaby, BC
Details
Full Time
5 days ago

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development

Burnaby

Director, Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services
$105,700.02 - $132,200.22 annually

Bring your vision, leadership and strategic planning skills to this important role

Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services (YFPS) is mandated to provide inpatient and outpatient Court-ordered and Court-related assessment and treatment services to young persons pursuant to the Youth Criminal Justice Act as well as other relevant federal and provincial statutes. YFPS also provides services to young persons found unfit to stand trial and those youth found not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder (NCRMD), pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada.

The Director of Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services is responsible for the management of a set of programmes across the province that deliver assessment and treatment services for Young offenders pursuant to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, Young persons found unfit to stand trial or not criminally responsible due to mental disorder (N.C.R.M.D.) pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada and Young persons admitted for involuntary treatment under the Mental Health Act.  The Director ensures that programme delivery is consistent with the identified objectives and policies of the Ministry for Children and Family Development.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Child and Youth Care, or Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, Educational Counselling Psychology, or Social Work, or equivalent.
  • Five or more years of supervisory or management experience in the delivery of social and/or forensic services.
  • Five or more years of experience in program and service delivery planning and evaluation.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • A Masters degree, in social sciences
  • Five or more years experience working with children and youth

For more information and to apply online by July 30, 2019, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/62128

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