The AOD Psychologist will provide psychology sessions to individuals experiencing complex and problematic alcohol and other drugs use. They will also provide monthly supervision meetings for facilitators to further improve their skills in delivery the AOD program and maintaining their own self-care.
The AOD Psychologist will be an outstanding communicator and possess exceptional clinical skills. With expertise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), family systems, and the physiology of addiction, the AOD Psychologist will provide guidance to facilitators on the implementation and delivery of the treatment model.
The AOD Psychologist works as an integral member of the tema. The focus of this role will include:
- Coaching staff to become skilled practitioners in the treatment model
- Provision of monthly clinical supervision with all facilitators
- Provision of individual supervision with facilitators as necessary
- Completion of reporting
- Registered psychologist with a sound knowledge of AOD issues
- Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the required core competencies
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Minimum 4 years’ experience in a comparable role including the ability to motivate staff and monitor performance
- Demonstrated expertise in the physiology of addiction
- Demonstrated expertise in a range of evidence-based clinical interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing/Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Family Systems
- Excellent oral and written communication skills