full-time, permanent


Mino Obigiwasin is an Anicinape organization established to provide child, family and community services to the 4 Anicinape communities of Kitcisakik, Lac Simon, Pikogan (Abitibiwinni) and Long Point (Winneway), following an agreement signed with CISSSAT for the management of youth protection. Mino Obigiwasin's vision is to provide all children and families with a stable, safe, happy environment rooted in Anicinape culture.


In keeping with the mission, orientations, values and general policies of Services Enfance & Famille Anicinabe Mino Obigiwasin, the incumbent is responsible for providing professional consultation, clinical assessment and intervention services. He/she helps clients acquire the means to maintain or improve their physical, intellectual, emotional, social and interpersonal functioning. He/she also researches and applies theories of behavior and mental processes. Finally, he/she works in close collaboration with an interdisciplinary team with the organization's clienteles.

In collaboration with and under the authority of the Specialized Services Coordinator, the psychologist will:

Evaluate the client's functioning in his/her psychosocial environment, particularly with regard to his/her cognitive, affective and relational abilities, in order to identify his/her needs and provide his/her expertise in the psychological understanding of the problem.

Use psychometric instruments to measure or identify normal or pathological psychological functions, and specify their nature and degree of severity.
Develop and apply an appropriate intervention plan, using a scientific approach, updating it as needed, and ensuring follow-up with the various parties involved.
Treat symptoms that cause psychological discomfort or distress, and reduce the impact on the customer's ability to function in various spheres of life.
Help clients understand the origin of their psychological disorders and acquire the necessary skills to prevent their onset or aggravation.
Help clients identify, understand and improve their relational functioning, and develop conflict resolution skills.
Monitor the progress of psychotherapy on an ongoing basis, in order to assess progress and agree on the end of the process with the client.
Make appropriate referrals to external resources and ensure follow-up, if necessary.
Ensure optimal completion and follow-up of specific files entrusted to him/her (e.g. special mandates: mental health, violence, suicide, emergency measures, etc.).
Concisely complete forms inherent to his/her profession (e.g. OEMC tool)[RR1].
Maintain an up-to-date file for each client, in which all relevant observations and information on the client's condition are recorded according to established procedures.
Write concise reports.
Maintain statistics required by the various authorities.
Develop activities, information and training materials in line with the department's orientations.
Ensure that activities are carried out in accordance with the established schedule, and that the necessary materials and equipment are available.
Develop prevention, promotion, education and screening programs to meet customer needs.
Produce summary reports following the activities offered, in accordance with established deadlines, and present them to the appropriate authorities.
Work closely with members of the interdisciplinary team in a context of exchange and complementarity.
Maintain ongoing contact and exchange with network resources regarding specific cases, client follow-up and program implementation.
Participate in and actively contribute to various projects, clinical or administrative meetings, and working committees related to his/her files.
Collaborate on research, particularly clinical research to validate psychotherapeutic treatments.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the field and adjust professional practice in line with new practices.


  • Knowledge of the issues, culture and values of the community(ies) served.
  • Fluency in spoken and written French/English.
  • Ability to make decisions and take initiative.
  • Observational skills.
  • Judgment and discernment.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Facilitation of group processes and meetings.
  • Autonomy.
  • Ability to adapt.
  • Sense of responsibility.
  • Conflict management.
  • Patience
  • Microsoft office software: Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Time and priority management.
  • Synthesis skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Problem analysis and resolution.
  • Ability to intervene in emergency or crisis situations.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Interpersonal skills (openness, contact skills and empathy).
  • Ability to manage stress.
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality.

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35 hrs/week
Competitive salary
Permanent position
Group insurance
Pension fund
15 days of leave : Sickness and Wellness

Hiring priority
Priority is given to First Nations and Inuit of Quebec.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.