At Positive Kids, we are always looking to add to our network of Providers. We are currently accepting resumes for the following positions.
The role of this individual will be to:
- Provide consultation services to families
- Plan intervention programs
- Examine and assess behaviour to diagnose behavioural, emotional and cognitive disorders
- Counsel children and parents to achieve more effective personal, social and vocational development and adjustment
- Apply psychological theory and principles regarding behaviour and mental processes
- Administer standard psychological tests for assessment
- Interpret test results
Educational Counsellors work within our multidisciplinary team approach to focus on learning and academic challenges. Their focus is to help families identify how best the child learns and to put a plan in place to action recommendations. Educational counselors are also referred to as Executive Functioning Coaches- because they focus their efforts on working to improve executive functioning deficits such as time management, organization skills, task initiation, task completion, motivation, advocacy etc. They also work on content when there is a need. Our educational counsellors have a Masters degree in education often complimented by specialized training on ADHD.
Our dyadic coaches coordinate psycho-educational programs where children are paired on the basis of age and presenting issue. Dyadic coaches focus on building interpersonal and intrapersonal skills with the goal of increasing EQ ( emotional intelligence) with the duo. Coaching sessions include watching videos, playing games, role playing and other fun activities to strenthen these skills. Dyadic Coaches have an undergraduate degree in psychology, social work or other mental health discipline complimented by a history of working with children in group settings.
ADHD Tutors only work with children younger than 1o years of age. The goal of tutoring is to help younger children with particular areas of the academic curriculum if they are falling short or not meeting academic standards. The ADHD tutor concentrates particularly on learning issues and skills building such as writing, reading, and developing good learning habits. An ADHD Tutor has an undergraduate degree in a particular a subject with training on ADHD and its implications.
Our parenting coaches help families develop strategies to support their child’s success, confidence and happiness.
Our parent coaches are trained specifically on best practices that pertain to parenting a child diagnosed with ADHD. We borrow our teachings from a myriad of research but always follow a strength-based perspective that focuses on what parents need to do in order to bring balance and calm into their family life. Our parent coaches are usually certified coaches with a background in mental health or early childhood studies.
Our nutritionists work along side families of kids with ADHD, and ADD. In particular, their focus is assisting children with behavioural and learning difficulties as well as food and chemical sensitivities to directly support them through the creation of a nutritional Health Plan. Our Nutritionists believe that children with an ADHD /ADD diagnosis must be served and approached as unique individuals with unique needs so all health plans are personalized and tailored for individual children. All our our nutritionists are registered a recognized and accredited educational institution.
If you believe you would be a good candidate for any of the posted positions, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org