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Dalton Associates provides specialized mental health and wellness services that are culturally sensitive, safe, accessible, and timely, within communities throughout Ontario.

We are continuously expanding our network of skilled mental health practitioners, including Registered Psychologists, Registered Psychological Associates, Registered Nurses, Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Social Workers, Child and Youth Counsellors, and Occupational Therapists, to deliver services throughout the Province of Ontario.

Indigenous Counsellor (Registered Social Worker or Registered Psychotherapist)

Overview:

Our organization is excited to announce upcoming contract opportunities for indigenous social workers interested in working with communities in northern Ontario.

Dalton Associates is a province-wide psychological and interdisciplinary mental health organization offering psychological and mental health counselling, psychological assessment services, psychological and mental health rehabilitation services, and autism and behavioural services; all led by mental health professionals. In recent years, we have developed several partnerships with organizations, corporations, government agencies, and communities to ensure greater accessibility of psychological and mental health services in the province.

Specifically, over the past three years, we have been honoured to develop strong partnerships with indigenous communities, health authorities, and regional councils in northern Ontario to support the development of sustainable regional and local mental health and wellness programs that are tailored to the unique needs of the communities. These partnerships have included direct clinical services (psychological assessments and counselling services), as well as mental health program development that take a community-led, capacity-development and resilience-building approach.

As our partnerships with these communities continue to develop, we are looking for qualified clinical counsellors to join our teams. Preference will be given to those who have personal and professional knowledge and experience working with Ontario’s remote indigenous communities.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Attending remote indigenous communities for one (1) to two (2) weeks per month, to provide mental health and wellness services in-person;
  • Trauma-informed, client-focused, strengths-based counselling to members of the community;
  • Support for the referral, triaging and case management process within the community;
  • Coordinate with community-based service providers to ensure continuity of services;
  • Connect clients with additional supports internal and external to the community, as applicable;
  • Clinical and administrative documentation;
  • Provide training and capacity development opportunities for community-based providers;
  • Provide psycho-educational groups and workshops for children, adolescents, and adults on a variety of topics determined to be of relevance in the community; and,
  • Communication, administration, teleconference and/or in person meeting attendance, etc. throughout the month, as required.

Qualifications:      

  • Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, or a related field (Masters level preferred)
  • Personal and/or professional experience living/working in remote indigenous communities in Ontario
  • Experience providing individual, couple and family counselling for a variety of ages
  • High proficiency providing counselling using therapeutic approaches that are trauma-informed, resilience-building, strengths-based, and culturally-attuned
  • Experience developing and facilitating groups and workshops
  • Experience engaging communities, and building relationships and rapport
  • Experience providing crisis support services, including triaging and counselling
  • Strong administrative skills, including documentation, record-keeping, etc.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated high computer proficiency, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

Contract Terms: Three (3) independent contractor positions are currently available.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michelle Goldsworthy, MSW, RSW
Manager of Program Operations and Privacy

Email: michelle@daltonassociates.ca

We appreciate your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Check.

Social Worker (Coordinator of Clinical Services)

Overview:

Dalton Associates is a province-wide psychological and interdisciplinary mental health organization offering psychological and mental health counselling, psychological assessment services, psychological and mental health rehabilitation services, and autism and behavioural services; all led by mental health professionals. In recent years, we have developed several partnerships with organizations, corporations, government agencies, and communities to ensure greater accessibility of psychological and mental health services in the province.

Specifically, over the past three years, we have been honoured to develop strong partnerships with indigenous communities, health authorities, and regional councils in northern Ontario to support the development of sustainable regional and local mental health and wellness programs that are tailored to the unique needs of the communities. These partnerships have included direct clinical services (psychological assessments and counselling services), as well as mental health program development that take a community-led, capacity-development and resilience-building approach.

As our partnerships with these communities continue to develop, we are looking for qualified Social Workers to join our team as Clinical Coordinators. Preference will be given to those who have personal and professional knowledge and experience working with Ontario’s remote indigenous communities.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Attending remote indigenous communities for one (1) to two (2) weeks per month, to provide coordination of fly-in clinical services (e.g., psychological assessments, counselling, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, etc.);
  • Logistical support for fly-in clinical teams (e.g., scheduling, travel booking, etc.);
  • Support for the referral, triaging and case management process within the community/program;
  • Coordinate with community-based service providers to ensure continuity of services;
  • Connect clients with additional supports internal and external to the community, as applicable;
  • Ensuring clinical documentation is completed by all clinicians;
  • Data collection, synthetization, analysis, and reporting;
  • Coordination of community-based training, capacity development, and workshop opportunities for community members, service providers, etc.;
  • Coordinate, attend, and document teleconference and/or in person meetings between fly-in clinical teams and community-based service organizations/teams, etc. throughout the month, as required.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:      

  • Bachelors degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, or a related field (or equivalent education and work experience);
  • Personal and/or professional experience living/working in remote indigenous communities in Ontario;
  • Experience coordinating clinical services, groups, trainings, and workshops;
  • Strong administrative skills, including documentation, record-keeping, etc.;
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills;
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team; and,
  • Demonstrated high computer proficiency, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).

Contract Terms: Two (2) positions currently available.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michelle Goldsworthy, MSW, RSW
Manager of Program Operations and Privacy

Email: michelle@daltonassociates.ca

We appreciate your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Check.

Registered Psychologists and Registered Psychological Associates

Dalton Associates consists of 200+ mental health associates who provide counselling, clinical, rehabilitation and school psychology services to communities throughout southern and central Ontario.

We are looking for strategic partnerships with Registered Psychologists and Registered Psychological Associates with an eligible license in the Province of Ontario.

If you would like to explore this opportunity further, please contact Carl Dalton, Vice President of Dalton Associates, by faxing your resume to 519-787-0773, e-mailing carl@daltonassociates.ca, or calling 888-245-5516 ext. 126.

Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Social Workers

Private Practice Opportunities Throughout Ontario

Dalton Associates is a group, private practice consisting of 200+ mental health associates who provide counselling, clinical, rehabilitation and school psychology services to communities throughout southern and central Ontario.

Have you considered the benefits of a partnership with Dalton Associates?

We are looking for strategic partnerships with counsellors, psychotherapists and social workers in geographic areas that we currently service.

Some of the benefits of an association with Dalton Associates include:

  • As a supervised practitioner, your clients (in most cases) will be able to access their Extended Health Care Benefits.
  • Enhance your general counselling abilities through the exchange of ideas and information at group supervision sessions.
  • The availability of ad hoc supervision on an as needed basis.
  • Increase your visibility by posting your photo and bio on our website.

Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree in counselling (or equivalent)
  • An established private practice with an office location in Ontario
  • Unique qualities or abilities that set you apart from your colleagues (e.g, language, competencies)
  • Five (5) or more years experience
  • Scope of practice that includes at least one (1) or more of the following: counselling individuals, couples, families, children and/or youths

Dr. Dan Dalton’s vision is to make psychological services accessible to people in their home communities. We also strive to serve our clients in the language they are most comfortable speaking. We have a client care model that strives to connect clients with a therapist within 24-48 hours, and to have their first appointment within one week.

If you would like to explore this opportunity further, please contact Carl Dalton, Vice President of Dalton Associates, by faxing your resume to 519-787-0773, e-mailing carldalton@daltonassociates.ca, or calling 888-245-5516 ext. 126.