(2) Mental Health Therapists

Fisher River Board of Education

Fisher River Cree Nation, Fisher River 44, Manitoba, Canada

Full time

Nov 4

This job is no longer accepting applications.

Fisher River Cree Nation Board of Education invites applications for 2 Mental Health Therapists. (Charles Sinclair School – Elementary & Fisher River High School – Junior and Senior High)

The Mental Health Therapist will work independently providing competent and responsive mental health services to students through life skills training, mentoring, crisis intervention and risk management.


  • Degree in counselling, social work, psychology or related discipline from a recognized university, Certification as a School Clinician in Manitoba may be required;
  • Clinical experience relating to crisis intervention and therapeutic support for students dealing with challenges including but not limited to suicide prevention, trauma recovery, mental health, substance use/abuse, harm reduction, anxiety, depression, abuse, developmental trauma, post traumatic stress, child protection, mental health diagnoses, family issues, grief and loss.
  • Experience with individual and group counselling services;
  • A highly-motivated individual who is innovative, has a proven ability to work with a very high degree of accuracy, attention to detail with effective verbal and listening communications skills;
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture, customs and traditions;


  • Assess the needs of students to develop an appropriate plan for therapy services which may involve the family unit.
  • Maintain current accurate written documentation and records of therapy services provided.
  • Develop, implement and facilitate individual/group programs as identified by community needs.
  • Work along with school/community to develop programming to improve mental health wellness.
  • Identify and utilize community resources and support areas when needed.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with staff members, working both collaboratively and independently

Applicants may submit a covering letter along with a resume, current Child Abuse and Criminal Record Checks, along with 3 references (one of which must be the current/last supervisor) to:

Fisher River Board of Education Office

Box 368, Koostatak, MB. R0C 1S0

Phone: 204.645.2283

Fax: 204.645.2788

E-mail: joyc@frcneducation.ca

The successful candidate’s employment is contingent upon meeting all pre-employment policies of the Fisher River Cree Nation.

Deadline for resumes: Open Until Filled

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