Careers

Youthdale presently has three positions available for psychologists and psychiatrists:

  • Psychologist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Child Psychiatrist

Employment Opportunity - Psychologist

Youthdale employs psychologists to provide psychological assessments and child psycho-therapy on a fee-for-service basis.

Successful applicants will possess:

  • Ph. D., Ontario registration
  • Competence in psycho-educational and personality assessment (including projective testing) with children and adolescents
  • Skill and experience in a variety of treatment modalities
  • At least three to five years’ experience in a children's mental health setting

Youthdale offers competitive salaries and benefits, and an excellent opportunity for professional development.

Please fax your resume to the Director of Psychological Services at (416) 363-7945.

Child Therapy

Youthdale's professional staff includes child psychologists with special training in psychotherapy.

Psychotherapy uses a variety of means - including talk, play and art - to help youngsters express their feelings and work through their conflicts. This therapy may be used on its own or combined with family therapy, day treatment or residential treatment.

Specific benefits of this treatment may include:

  • 'Improved conflict resolution skills
  • Better relations with parents and siblings
  • Enhanced self-esteem Higher achievement in school and in the community
  • Youthdale provides individual psychotherapy on a fee-for-service basis.

For more information, please call our Director of Psychological Services at (416) 368-4896, ext. 4214.

Employment Opportunity: Neuropsychologist

Youthdale employs neuropsychologists to provide neuropsychological assessments and consultation on a fee-for-service basis.

Successful applicants will possess:

  • Ph. D., Ontario registration
  • Competence in neuropsychological assessments with children and adolescents
  • Research interests
  • Minimum five years clinical experience in children's mental health

Youthdale offers competitive salaries and benefits, and an excellent opportunity for professional development.

Please fax your resume to the Director of Psychological Services at (416) 363-7945.

Employment Opportunity: Child Psychiatrist

For over thirty years, Youthdale Treatment Centres has enjoyed steady growth as a highly specialized clinical service for children with significant mental health needs and their families.

We’re looking for skilled and energetic child psychiatrists to join our busy multidisciplinary team.

Staff positions include a flexible combination of out-patient and in-patient work in our Psychiatric Crisis Service, and additional opportunities for research, education, and consultation to our longer-term treatment residences.

Youthdale’s team of ten child psychiatrists affords its members a light "on-call" schedule which is remunerated through Ontario's Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), plus session fees for non-billable, indirect clinical services.

Additional benefits include an office and administrative assistant with no overhead, extended health and dental coverage, and participation in our pension plan.

Child psychiatrists interested in pursuing opportunities at Youthdale should contact Dr. Nathan Scharf, M.D., F.R.C.P., Medical Director, at (416) 368-4896, ext. 202.