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Mental Health Manager

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Salary:
100,000
Posted:
March 14, 2020

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STACI N. WEINGUST, M.S.W., D.S.S.A.

** ***** ***** ****: 416-***-****

Toronto, Ontario Cell: 416-***-****

M4R 1Z1 E-Mail: adcaqo@r.postjobfree.com

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Aug. ’18 - SINAI HEALTH SERVICES, Bridgepoint Family Health Team (BFHT)

Present *Administrative Director

Responsibilities include: Co-leadership model with the Medical Director; report to the BFHT Board of Directors; oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of BFHT programs and services; maintain adherence to the Ministry of Long-Term Care policies, standards, agreements and guidelines; oversee the implementation of human resources policies, procedures and practices including the development of job descriptions for all staff, and recruiting, interviewing, selecting and performance managing staff; maintain budgets, financial reporting and assures the utilization of acceptable accounting practice; communicate with related health care organizations to promote coordination and/or planning of local health care services and initiatives; identify and evaluate the risks to the BFHT’s people, property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to mitigate the risks.

Nov. ’16 - SUNNYBROOK HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE, Family Navigation Project (FNP)

April ‘18 *Administrative Director

Responsibilities included: Participating in co-leadership administrative model; supervision, support

and performance evaluations of 15 staff members (clinical, administrative & research); oversee program operations, ensuring adherence to policies and practice regulations; develop and monitor budgets and financial reports; participate and regulate quality assurance and program evaluation; participate in strategic planning and governance; participate in long-range planning.

Feb. ’14 - SUNNYBROOK HEALTH SCIENCES, Family Navigation Project (FNP)

Nov. ‘16 *Program Manager

Responsibilities included: Providing leadership, supervision, support and performance evaluation for 5 “navigators” (clinicians) and 1 administrative assistant; collaborate and work closely with Parent

Advisory Council; develop and monitor budgets; build and maintain partnerships and relationships

with other service providers, agencies and services; assess skill sets and professional development

needs of staff and provide appropriate training; participate in strategic planning, governance and

operations; track statistics and develop reports of program progress; work with Foundation on

aspects of media relations and fundraising.

Feb. ‘13 - CAMH, COMPLEX MENTAL ILLNESS PROGRAM, FORENSIC SERVICES,

Feb. ‘14 CS & QS site

*Manager of Forensic Consultation Services & Specialty Clinics

Responsibilities included: Providing leadership, supervision, support and performance evaluation for 5 consultation services with interprofessional staff; establishing processes of referral, intake, triage, and data collection; liaisoning with other services to assess needs; facilitating educational sessions for various services; hiring and creating staffing of new clinic; provide training needs and avenues for professional development for staff; developing and monitoring several different budgets.

Aug. ‘10 - CAMH, LAW & MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM, CS site

Feb. ‘13 *Manager of Law & Mental Health General Rehabilitation Unit C (LGUC)/ Sexual Behaviours Clinic

Responsibilities included: Providing leadership, supervision, support and performance evaluation for inter-professional Team on inpatient unit; developing and monitoring budgets; establishing inpatient staffing schedules; ensuring professional development of staff; monitoring mandatory training and staff workload expectations; ensuring safety of staff and patients on inpatient unit.

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Sept. ‘08 - CAMH, CENTRALIZED ASSESSMENT TRIAGE SUPPORT (CATS), CS site

Oct. ‘09 *Acting Manager of Ambulatory Services

Responsibilities included: Providing leadership, supervision and support for staff of the CATS Assessment and Crisis Clinic at College St. site and staff at the Lakeshore Clinic site; developing, implementing and evaluating program development; monitoring and interpreting statistical information and budgets; participate in educational aspect of program planning; evaluate and monitor staff performance; maintaining commitment to community partnerships.

Oct. ’05 - CAMH, SCHIZOPHRENIA PROGRAM, Queen St. site

Oct. ‘06 *Acting Manager of Access & Centralized Services

Responsibilities included: Co-ordinating interdisciplinary teams; providing leadership, supervision, support and performance evaluation for staff; developing and monitoring budgets; developing, implementing and evaluating program development; ensuring professional development of staff and providing such opportunities; initiating partnerships with community.

Jan ’02 - CAMH, LAW & MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM, Queen St. site

Oct ‘04; Secure Observation Treatment Unit (SOTU)/

Oct ‘06- Women’s Medium Secure Forensic Unit Secure Unit (WMSFU) /

May ‘07; Assessment Triage Unit (ATU)

May ‘08 - *Social Worker & Program Planning

Sept ‘08; Responsibilities included: ON SOTU & WMFSU – Actively participating in assessment of referrals

Oct ‘09 - to unit; providing psychosocial assessments; individual counselling; provide support, counselling,

Aug ‘10. and psychoeducation to families; liaison with referring programs. Also – structure program

planning for SOTU and new women’s unit; orchestrate unit policies; organize and clarify unit processes. ON ATU – Provide psychosocial and collateral information for Forensic Fitness assessments and Criminal Responsibility assessments.

Nov. 2001 - CAMH, JOINT GENERAL PSYCHIATRY PROGRAM, College St. site

Dec. 2002 *Inpatient Social Worker

Responsibilities included: Providing psychosocial assessments, discharge planning, support, case management, family support and counselling, couple counselling, individual counselling and referrals and liaising with community agencies and supports. Members of the multidisciplinary team co-ordinate services for patients together, including treatment plan, follow up services, assessments and overall care.

May 1999 - CAMH, DRUG TREATMENT COURT PROGRAM, Russell St. site

Nov. 2001 *Addiction Therapist & Community/Court Liaison

Responsibilities as therapist included: group counselling; individual counselling; case management; assessments; liaison with community agencies and other professionals to provide the most appropriate services for clients; provide regular court reports for each client which outline the client’s progress and treatment recommendations.

Responsibilities as Court Liaison included: communicate on the progress of clients in treatment to the court; inform the treatment team of the proceedings from court; assist in deciding treatment recommendations and court actions for clients; initiate and maintain connections and partnerships between other community agencies and Drug Treatment Court; screen potential applicants as to their appropriateness for the program.

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May 1998 - CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY OF TORONTO, Scarborough Branch

April 1999 *Family Service Worker

Responsibilities included: act as a case manager for families where the children have been assessed to be at potential risk of abuse or neglect; assist families with support and brief counselling; act as a liaison and referral for other community assistance (i.e. child management, counselling, financial assistance); monitor the progress of the family and children to ensure their safety in the home; prepare court documents and appear in court.

Sept. 1996 - STREET OUTREACH SERVICES (S.O.S), Toronto

April 1998 *Peer Co-ordinator/Outreach Worker

Responsibilities included: interview, hire, schedule and supervise four peer support workers; case manage and counsel street youth who prostituted or were at risk of prostituting; refer youth to other appropriate services; provide outreach to youth on the street and provide them with contraceptives, needle exchanges and refer them to community services, including SOS.

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

April 2018 - Development/Creation of course – “Systems Theory & Systems Navigation”

Aug. 2018 System Navigation Post-Graduate Program, Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Sept. 2018- Teaching: “Systems Theory & Systems Navigation” in-class course

Dec. 2018 System Navigation Post-Graduate Program, Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

July 2019 - System Navigation Internship Field Coordinator

Aug. 2019 System Navigation Post-Graduate Program, Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning System Navigation

Sept. 2019 - Teaching: “Systems Theory & System Navigation” in-class course

Dec. 2019 System Navigation Post-Graduate Program, Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning System Navigation

Sept. 2019 - Teaching: “Professional Conduct: Legal & Ethical Standards “ – on-line course

Dec. 2019 System Navigation Post-Graduate Program, Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning System Navigation

Jan. 2020- Teaching: “Ethical Practice“ – on-line course

April 2020 System Navigation Post-Graduate Program, Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning System Navigation

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FORMAL EDUCATION

Sept. 2010 - Post-Graduate Advanced Diploma in Social

June 2012 Service Administration

University of Toronto

April - June Family Mediation: Theory & Practice Certificate

1996 University of Toronto - School of Continuing Education

Sept. 1994 - Masters in Social Work

April 1996; University of Toronto

Sept. 1990 - Honors Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

April 1994; University of Western Ontario, London

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND COURSES

Oct 2014 - Sunnybrook “Management Excellence Program (MExP)” (including Crucial

Apr 2015 Conversations & Crucial Accountability)

Oct 2011 Project Management Fundamentals, Watmec @ CAMH

Dec 2010 Crucial Conversations Training, Vital Smarts, @ CAMH

Nov 2010 Strength Development Inventory (SDI) for Leaders, CAMH

Sept 2010 Educating Health Professionals for Interprofessional Care (EHPIC), Centre for

Interprofessional Education, U of T

Sept/Oct 2009 Building Healthy Workplaces I, II, & III, CAMH

October 2009 Organizational Leadership Models & Approaches: A Cross Cultural Perspective,

CAMH

Aug 2009 Emotional Intelligence: Tools & Tips for Teams, CAMH

Feb. 2009 5-D Leadership Workshop, CAMH

Oct. 2008 – Leadership for Managers Program, CAMH

April 2009

April 2006 Excelling as a First-Time Manager, Skillpath Seminars

Dec. 2005 Dealing Effectively with Unacceptable Employee Behaviour, Skillpath Seminars

Oct. 2005 The Essential Skills of Supervision and Staff Management, Leading Edge Seminars

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PUBLICATIONS

Markoulakis, R., Weingust, S., Foot, J. & Levitt, A. (2016) The Family Navigation Project: An

Innovation in Working with Families to Match Mental Health Services with their Youth’s Needs, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, (35) 1, pp. 63-66.

Fishman, K.N., Levitt, A.J., Markoulakis, R. & Weingust, S. (2017) Satisfaction with Mental

Health Navigation Services: Piloting an Evaluation with a New Scale, Community Mental Health Journal. (Published on-line Nov. 16, 2017) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-017-0201-0

Markoulakis, R., Turner, M., Wicik, K., Weingust, S., Dobbin, K. & Levitt, A. (2017) Exploring

Peer Support Needs of Caregivers for Youth with Mental Illness or Addictions Concerns

in Family Navigation Services, Community Mental Health Journal. (Published on-line Nov.

16, 2017) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-017-0191-y



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