The person in this position assists the CMHR Executive Director, the Director of Clinical Training, and the Clinical Psychology faculty in the planning, organization and implementation of psychological services, graduate clinical training, and research in the CMHR. The central components of the job include training and supervision of MA and PhD students in the UW PhD Program in Clinical Psychology and predoctoral residents in the provision of psychological services, overseeing the daily operations of the CMHR, coordinating external practica for graduate students, and helping to facilitate research. Specifically, the person in this position is responsible for:
1) training and supervising MA and PhD students and pre-doctoral residents in Clinical Psychology in the provision of psychological services, which includes assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults;
2) overseeing the daily operations of the CMHR by developing, implementing, and overseeing CMHR policies and procedures for training, treatment, and research in accordance with relevant federal and provincial legislation, the College of Psychologists of Ontario’s Standards of Professional Conduct, the Canadian Psychological Association’s Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists, and the UW PhD Clinical Program goals; and
3) contributing to the development and growth of the CMHR through participation and facilitation of strategic planning alongside the Executive Director of the CMHR and the Director of Clinical Training (DCT).
Further responsibilities include assigning clients to therapists and therapists to supervisors, maintaining the CMHR database, managing the CMHR wait-lists, and processing referrals. The Director works with the CMHR Executive Director, the DCT, the Clinical Area faculty, Clinical graduate students, and the CMHR Administrative Coordinator, and reports to the Executive Director of the CMHR and the DCT.
Clinical Training and Supervision of Students
Some Clinical Area faculty will be recruiting participants through the CMHR for research purposes. As well, all Clinical students seeing clients in the CMHR are required to collect data on a variety of psychological indicators at various stages of the assessment and treatment process. The Director’s responsibilities will be as follows:
Oversee operations of the CMHR