The Trauma Studies Center of the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal aims to improve the mental health of individuals exposed to traumatic events. The Center’s mission is to improve knowledge regarding the psychological consequences stemming from such acts, the prevention of their development, and treatment options. To accomplish this, the TSC has several objectives:
To be a recognized as a leader in Quebec and Canada in scientific research on the consequences of traumatic events.
To improve the evaluation, prevention, and treatment of post traumatic stress disorder and related problems.
To raise awareness, train, and equip managers, employees, clinicians and victims to manage the psychological consequences of traumatic events.
To raise awareness among policymakers of the financial and human costs of traumatic events to society.
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The Trauma Study Centre is part of the Montreal Mental Health University Institute. It is a multidisciplinary, clinical and teaching research environment dedicated to issues arising from traumatic events.
Our objectives are to develop knowledge regarding the evaluation, prevention and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); to promote and disseminate knowledge related to PTSD; and to innovate to better prevent, treat, and rehabilitate people exposed to potentially traumatic events.
Summary of functions
Offer cognitive-behavioral therapy to victims of traumatic events who have developed PTSD. If you wish, you will have the opportunity to participate in conferences as an expert and contribute to the transfer of knowledge through writing articles and presentations at symposia. This is a part time / full time position. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
- Hold a permit from the Ordre des psychologues du Québec
- Master the cognitive-behavioral approach
- Speak French fluently
- Have clinical experience in the area of PTSD (an asset)
- Flexible schedule
- Specialized training offered and possibility of supervision
- Dynamic team
- Contribution to the advancement of knowledge on the treatment of PTSD
We are a research center that holds training as a priority. You are interested in traumatic events and the issues that arise from a clinical, social or organizational point of view?