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Psychology Assistant
Job ID: 8846
Start Date: TBD
Wage: $30.68 - $35.74, Paraprofessional Grid 14, Step 1*
Hours: Variable
Duties: To perform the job successfully, the Psychology Assistant must be able to perform consistently each essential duty satisfactorily. Other related duties may be assigned. Completes accurate and timely psychological testing for interpretation by the assessing psychologist prior to the required court date Administers standardized intellectual, academic, and personality tests; risk assessment instruments; and self-report measures Records behavioural observations of the youth’s response to the testing situation including factors that might affect the validity of the testing Maintains records according to legislation and Youth Forensics Psychiatric Services (YFPS) policy and standards Notifies clients of their rights at YFPS, obtains all appropriate consents, and provides information regarding the complaints process Performs other related duties as required
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field A minimum of two (2) years recent related experience which should include course work and/or supervision related to administering standardized intellectual, academic, and personality tests; risk assessment instruments; and self-report instruments Other Skills and Abilities Psychology Assistant must: Demonstrate a cultural sensitivity and understanding of the client population’s socio-economic characteristics Have the ability to form mutually respectful partnerships with youth, and their families Have the ability to work with any client that is referred Ensure that personal values and beliefs are not insinuated, promoted, or imposed on the clients Have a positive conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change Have basic computer and internet skills
Company: The John Howard Society of North Island
Contact: Alisha McLain
Fax: 250 286 3650
Email: alisha.mclain@jhsni.bc.ca
Address: 140 10th Avenue, Campbell River, BC V9W 4E3
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