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Mental Health Diversion / Court Support Worker


The Mental Health Diversion/Court Support Worker is responsible to the Executive Director of Canadian Mental Health Association Kenora Branch. The Mental Health Diversion/Court Support Worker is expected to work as a member of a team, and is expected to participate in regular peer supervision, coordination with the Case Manager (forensic) and regular supervision with the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in social work or demonstrated equivalent, MSW preferred, Regulated through the OCSWSSW
  • In depth knowledge of the criminal justice system and the Mental Health Act obtained through academic training or practical experience
  • Knowledge of mental health/mental illness, and mental health difficulties
  • Knowledge of developmental disabilities, FASD, acquired Brain Injury etc
  • Highly developed screening, assessment skills
  • Highly developed advocacy skills
  • Working knowledge of community resources, and agencies
  • Ability to build community linkages and networks to ensure planning and delivery of individualized services
  • Competence for diverse populations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer literacy and recording skills

Please submit resume by February 28th, 2019 attention to:

Hiring Committee
Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch
227 Second Street South, 2nd Floor
Kenora, Ontario P9N 1G1
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The Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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1 (807) 468-1838
227 Second Street South
Kenora, Ontario
P9N-1G1
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