LAACMHS

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Lennox and Addington Addiction and Community Mental health Services provides a wide range of integrated mental health and addictions services to residents of the County and surrounding area.

We are currently recruiting for:

Practicum Student Field Placements

Goals and Objectives

  1. To gain broad general understanding of best practice information within addiction and mental health field including
    1. Review of pertinent documents and reports of best practices in addiction and mental health treatment and recovery issues
    2. Regular clinical consultation with staff and supervisor
    3. Understanding and knowledge of Harm Reduction principles and the Mental Health Recovery model; and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Principles and
    4. Duties and interests as identified & agreed to during placements
  2. To understand the assessment and treatment planning in community outpatient setting
    1. Review assessment packages, and standardized assessments and orientation binder
    2. Observe standardized assessments and participate in summary & treatment plans
    3. Observe and participate in range agency programs while being located within a “home program”
    4. Duties and interests as identified & agreed to during placements
  3. To gain experience in counselling and outreach practices within outpatient setting
    1. Shadow counselling staff in individual and group sessions and team consultations
    2. Participate in group sessions and community presentations
    3. Debrief with clinical staff on session content and process
    4. Duties and interests as identified & agreed to during placements