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1 Full Time Contract, renewable up to 3 years



Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington


Salary Range:

$57 884 – $61 141

(35 Hours a week)



Eligible for Health Benefits and Pension Plan



Up to 3 years working with Children, Youth and Families


REPORTING TO: Executive Director

Closing Date:

April 23, 2019 by 4:00 pm. 



The Youth Diversion Program is a charitable organization which has offered service to youth in the Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington area since 1974. The goals of the organization are to help youth overcome challenges by: providing individualized services to divert youth from risk; offering both intervention and prevention services; and, working collaboratively and in partnership with youth, their families and our community.  The agency is comprised of various prevention and intervention programs such as our Mentoring, Rebound, Youth Justice Police and Court Diversion, Early Intervention Intersections, Suspension & Expulsion School program, Addictions and Substance use counselling, School based mediation program and Outreach services. 


The Clinical Case Manager is responsible for managing a clinical case load, intake and assessment of needs, developing individualized support plans and implementing and coordinating program plans for participants.  Presently our clients are experiencing a need of additional supports while awaiting appropriate services and to access referrals to services in our community. As a result, we have expanded our Intersections Program to create the role of an Intersections Clinical Case Manager. Upon referral from police or family and children services, the Clinical Case Manager will provide direct services to the clients pending the successful referral. The Intersections Clinical Case Manager will provide interim clinical support while the child is awaiting services from the referral.    The Clinical Case Manager shall be responsible for engaging, screening, assessing and referring children, youth and their families to appropriate support services in the community. 


Responsibilities include effective communication and liaison with stakeholders, fostering team work and collaboration, demonstrating culturally competent service and confidentiality as the norms.  Additionally suitable candidates should expect to engage in ongoing client advocacy and support, as required.



  • Master of Social Work or equivalent Master’s degree in a Regulated Health Profession is preferred, consideration to be given to applicants with a University degree in Social Work with an appropriate combination of applicable work experience and certifications
  • Current unrestricted registration with applicable regulatory body, must be able to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy
  • Optimally, three years experience  engaging in client-centred work with vulnerable children/youth, specifically those with mental health concerns, addictions, and developmental disabilities in related role supporting children, youth and families
  • Additional training in family and individual counselling with children and youth, utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches and clinical practices such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered



  • Registered Psychotherapist, Social Worker or equivalent, suitable candidate must be able to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy
  • Experience developing and implementing cognitive behavioural therapies for adolescents
  • Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and develop individualized client programs
  • Provide counselling and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
  • Refer clients to agencies and services that provide support in the areas of mental health, education, housing, recreation, child services and other services
  • Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling and social programs
  • Broad knowledge of mental illness, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Sound knowledge of community services for children, youth and families
  • Knowledge and training in suicide assessment and intervention
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, Child & Family Services Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act and Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Strong clinical assessment and treatment skills, proven communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Experience with delivery of formal and informal training and presentations, and experience with hosting case conferences
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed therapeutic approaches
  • Skills and cultural competency in working with a diverse range of cultures particularly with First Nations, Métis and Inuit
  • Possess excellent documentation skills relating to Client Records and Case Managing following appropriate  reporting procedures
  • High level of accountability and sensitivity for confidential information;
  • Computer skills in using applications such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and the use of Client Information Systems Database;
  • Ability to work independently along with strong willingness to work within a collaborative team environment



  • Up to date immunization status according to national standards, including Hep B and a two-step TB protocol completed once
  • Current First Aid / CPR-C certificate
  • French language proficiency considered an asset. Bilingual candidates please indicate on your resume your level of French Language proficiency both oral and written
  • Valid Class “G” driver’s licence and references are required.   The use of a reliable vehicle with required insurance is essential in meeting the demands of the job
  • A current Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check will be required
  • The position requires the successful applicant to work flexible hours and travel throughout the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington counties.  With ability to travel up to northern communities within the catchment area in order to provide outreach services

Application Process:

Applications will be received no later than April 23, 2019 by 4:00pm.  We request that all submit cover letter and resume by email with the subject line “Intersections Clinical Case Manager” clearly indicating how you meet the qualifications by email and addressed to:


The Hiring Committee

Email: jeikre@youthdiversion.org


Youth Diversion invites applications from all qualified individuals. Youth Diversion is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, First Nations and Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

For Emergency Help:

  1. Call 911
  2. Go to your local hospital
  3. Call:
    1. Addictions & Mental Health Services KFLA  613-544-4229
    2. Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
    3. LGBT Youth Line 1-800-268-9688
    4. Detox Centre  613 549-6461

Contact Us

559 Bagot Street
Kingston ON, Canada
K7K 3E1

P: 613-548-4535 ext 224
F: 613-548-1747


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