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Rainy River District School Board

Mental Health Leader

Canada-Ontario-Fort Frances


Company Information

Human Resources Department

Rainy River District School Board

522 Second Street East

Fort Frances, ON  P9A 1N4


Fax: (807) 274-1950


Job Description

In keeping with directions outlined in the Ontario Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy, the Rainy River District School Board is seeking a Mental Health Leader to continue the coordination, alignment and implementation of our Board Mental Health Strategy. In addition to providing leadership within the Board and community in the area of school mental health, this individual will serve as a liaison with provincial mental health initiatives, and will monitor and share our implementation progress and learning. Moreover, the Mental Health Leader will support district capacity building for mental health services and support in schools, evidence informed practice, and system navigation.

Under the direction of the Superintendent of Education, duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Serving as a liaison for provincial mental health initiatives. Collaborating with other Mental Health Leaders across the province to share learning and to provide input to the development and implementation of provincial resources;

  • Working with system leaders in the Board and community to further develop, implement, and communicate a comprehensive Rainy River District School Board Mental Health and Addictions Strategy;

  • Working with the community partners, to develop an integrated system of care, and to facilitate navigation for students and their families;

  • Conduct/update a district needs assessment and resource mapping to identify specific service delivery gaps in the area of mental health and addictions for students;

  • Collection and analysis of data to determine the effectiveness of the impact of a Schools’ Mental Health Strategy;

  • Drawing on clinical and leadership experience, coordinating the delivery of mental health awareness and literacy programming, for a range of stakeholders within the Rainy River District School Board.

Contact Information

Rainy River District School Board
Gabrielle Farrah
Human Resources Coordinator
Posting Date: 26-Jun-2017Social Work Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP