Nature and Scope The Saskatchewan Health Authority is currently seeking two (2) permanent full-time Ph.D. Psychologist positions (Forensic and Non-Forensic areas). These are clinical positions working as part of assessment and treatment teams in a dynamic, brand-new growing hospital setting. The positions provide the opportunity to work with individuals with chronic major mental illness and intellectual disabilities, often treatment resistant, in both Forensic Psychology and Psychiatric Rehabilitation departments within the new Saskatchewan Hospital, North Battleford. Opening in September, 2018, the new Saskatchewan Hospital (188 beds, plus 96 secure beds), offers a uniquely designed setting (400,000 square foot building area), shaped by the principles set out by the patients including connections to nature and an abundance of natural light in patient spaces. The common areas of the new facility include innovative space for individual or group activities including music, art, exercise, and learning practical skills for life. The state-of-the-art design of this new facility includes better patient, staff and supply flows including supportive infrastructure, technology and programming for optimal patient care and treatment. The design of this one of a kind facility represents the input from patients and staff to ensure that the best care, treatment and recovery can be achieved. Please visit our website at www.pnrha.ca and click the Saskatchewan Hospital Construction Project to see the most up-to-date videos and pictures of this innovative facility in its’ construction and development. On www.pnrha.ca under the Career section, information is provided regarding the employment incentives extended for these positions, including recruitment and relocation incentives and bursary options. Specific Accountabilities The Psychologists in these positions will be responsible for the assessment, planning and evaluation of programming, individual or group, to meet the therapeutic needs of patients in the Short Term Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation and/or Forensic Service Areas. These positions will provide patient assessments and treatment plans (including behavior management programs), psychotherapy and participate in formal and informal discussion of all cases. A team approach supports consultation regarding problems and needs of patients as required for the Short Term Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Forensic Service Areas. Specific Forensic responsibilities include remand assessments for Fitness to Stand Trial and Criminal Responsibility, reports and assessments for Saskatchewan Review Board Hearings, therapeutic intervention and treatment planning. The Psychologist will assemble data, analyze research and clinical assessment reports on individual patients providing interpretation for other team members and hospital staff. The successful candidates will have their PhD in Clinical Psychology with registration or eligibility for registration with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists. The successful candidates will have experience in mental health, psychological testing methods and statistics. The ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team is required, along with advanced...
APA’s Council of Representatives has recently approved a Clinical Practice Guideline for the treatment of PTSD. Arguments for and against the use of clinical practice guidelines have been extensively—even ferociously—debated in psychology. Some point to accrued evidence supporting the use of specific therapies, others fear a devolution to prescriptive, mechanized treatments. Whether pro or con, discussions of guidelines must take into consideration the fact that regardless of the modality employed, effect sizes for mental health interventions are not terribly convincing to begin with. In this column, I’ll examine the new guideline and some of the assumptions underlying it.
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