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DEV-P-2122-0013E Behaviour Modification Agent - Youth Healing Services (1559)

Location: All CBHSSJB offices (All communities + Montreal, Val d'Or, and Chibougamau)


Permanent Full Time


Min. (1) $27.08 – Max. (18) $47.98

Hours per day/week



Person who designs, implements, updates, analyses and assesses activities in a behavior modification program.

• Participate in the observation and analyst of the behavior of the service users, assessing their needs, abilities and records their progress;
• Provide clinical skills instructions, behavior reduction protocols, and best practices to those working with clients;
• Working with clients with challenging behavior patterns on the path to rehabilitation in an institutional or external setting;
• Participates to the development, implementation, evaluation and review of rehabilitation programs, and of standards of the professional practice;
• Participates to the identification of the needs and to the presentation of the youth’s clinical profile;
• Work closely with the rehabilitation staff, multidisciplinary team and external partners.


• Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Bachelor degree in Psychoeducation.

• Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience, especially related to behavior related programs.

Knowledge and Abilities:
• Good knowledge of the Act on the youth protection (AYP) and on the criminal justice Act for adolescents (CJAA);
• Knowledge of the child development and family dynamic;
• Experience in case management and as a clinical advisor;
• Experience in working in a multidisciplinary team;
• Knowledge of Cree culture and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee is an asset;
• Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;
• Knowledge and experience with autism and behavioral techniques;
• Knowledge of appropriate ways to handle intervention with challenging behavior;
• Good understanding of psychosocial issues;
• Experience with First Nation or with cross cultural work is an asset;
• Experience with community-based interventions and coordination of service plans;
• Excellent interpersonal and listening communication, and teamwork skills;
• Ability to communicate theoretical and practical knowledge, as applied to coaching and training;
• Work in a team environment, open to change and development of services, excellent interpersonal skills;
• Autonomous, flexible and discrete;
• Analytical, good judgment, empathetic;
• Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision making skills;
• High adaptability capacity.

• Fluent in English;
• Fluency in Cree or French is an asset.

• Willing to travel to various communities.

Additional Information

Posting start/end date

05/03/2022 - 05/25/2022
Posting number
Who can apply

Other ways to apply

Please forward your resume to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay



With your application, please make sure to specify the posting number and the job title.

We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

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Life in Eeyou Istchee

We are the Cree of Eeyou Istchee. We call ourselves Eeyou and Eenou. Our name means simply “the people”. Clients of the CBHSSJB include the almost 18,000 people residing in the nine Cree communities and scattered throughout the territory at hunting camps, mine sites, hydro-electric installations and logging camps.

The best way to experience the Cree way of life is by participating in community and cultural activities. Most communities have an ice rink, fitness centre and a gymnasium. Several communities, including Chisasibi, have indoor pools. Ask the Community Health Representative or Community Organizer at the clinic about opportunities to participate in Cree cultural activities such as walking out ceremonies. The region offers some of the world’s best fishing, canoeing, hiking and snowmobiling. 

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