Under the direction of Criminal Investigation Division management, this position is responsible to provide clinical and behavioural science expertise/knowledge to the design and implementation of police and integrated community practices to decrease crime with the goal of increasing community safety.
(1) The position will develop relationships with police community partners such as Mental Health agencies, School Boards, Social Services, adult and youth probation agencies, Prosecutions,
Adult Corrections, as well as community-based organizations.
(2) In collaboration with external agencies, design specific offender programs that will decrease offending rates of individuals designated as Serious Offenders, thus decreasing
victimization in the community and surrounding area.
(3) Research relevant professional literature to determine best-practice approaches as they pertain to policing that reduce offending and increase officer safety.
(4) Develop, empirically evaluate new methodologies and publish leading-edge research in a new field of expertise for policing.
(5) Develop and implement skill-based training for police officers.
(6) Provide expert testimony.
(7) Provide a leadership role at the community level; e.g. integrated crime reduction strategies and leadership at the national and international level.
(8) Establish provincial, national and international research partnerships. Conduct research, evaluation and clinical audits.
(9) Develop affiliations with the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Regina and the Saskatchewan Police College. Provide expert direction to the Saskatchewan Police College as
well as the Canadian Police College and international institutions as requested.
(10) Provide clinical consultation to police services regarding mental health related issues.
(11) Liaise with major stakeholders e.g. Mental Health/Education/Social Services/Young Offender and Adult Probation.
(12) Function as a member and collaborate with the Clinical and Rehabilitative Branch of the Ministry of Justice, Corrections and Policing.
(13) Perform other related duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Clinical Psychology combined with several years’ related experience in the field of Clinical Psychology. The incumbent will possess expert clinical, research and scientific knowledge and have a high level of independence of function. The successful candidate will be innovative in integrating diverse knowledge areas into new methodologies and will demonstrate the ability to work well in a team environment, develop provincial, national and international research partnerships and influence community stakeholders. The Clinical Psychologist position will be required to represent the Regina Police Service and the Government of Saskatchewan in national and international forums. In addition, to be successful, the candidate will be required to pass the Regina Police Service security clearance process.
Competition No.: RPS17-021
Open Date: July 11, 2017
Close Date: August 26, 2017
Salary: $4,382 to $5,635 bi-weekly
$114,370 to $147,074 per annum
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