Call for Non-Council Member Appointments

By June 29, 2020 August 4th, 2020 News

UPDATE: the call for non-council member appointments has now closed. Thank you to those who expressed interest in the positions.

Are you an RP looking to contribute your knowledge and skills as a CRPO non-council member appointment? We are currently looking to appoint seven (7) RPs to CRPO committees. Read on to see what knowledge and skills we are looking for, how to apply and whether you are eligible.

What is a Non-Council Member Appointment?

A non-council member appointment is a CRPO registrant who is appointed to a specific committee based on their knowledge, skill and expertise. Non-council members will attend regular committee meetings as well as committee panels to review specific cases or matters (e.g. registration applications that do not clearly meet the registration requirements). Click here for more information on committee time commitment.

What are the eligibility requirements for non-council appointments?

The eligibility requirements are outlined in detail in the CRPO by-laws.

How long will the non-council appointment last?

The appointment will last approximately one year. In accordance with the Non-Council Member Appointments policy, non-council appointments may serve a maximum of nine consecutive terms.

What is the compensation for serving as a non-council member?

Non-council members who sit on committees receive remuneration for attendance and preparation in accordance with the Per Diem & Honoraria Remuneration of Council and Committee Members policy. When travel, accommodations and/or meals are required, non-council members will be reimbursed in accordance with the Travel Expenses Remuneration of Council and Committee Members policy.

Which CRPO committees need non-council member appointments?

Presently, CRPO is seeking seven (7) RPs to serve on the following committees:

  • Inquiries, Complaints & Reports (four non-council appointments)
  • Examination (one non-council appointment)
  • Registration (two non-council appointments)

Are there any specific skills and experience that the CRPO Council is looking for in non-council member appointments?

Yes. We are seeking registrants with the following knowledge, skills and experience.

The Inquiries, Complaints & Reports Committee is seeking:

  • Experience working in a community setting (e.g. publicly funded agency)
  • Training & experience working with families and children
  • Experience working with families involved in establishing or maintaining custody/access arrangements
  • Training & experience in community addictions work or in-patient facilities
  • Experience working with an immigrant population

The Examination Committee is seeking:

  • Training & experience working with individuals with disabilities and accommodating those individuals
  • Experience in competency-based testing or high stakes exams
  • Knowledge & understanding of CRPO’s entry-to-practice competencies
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to recent grads

The Registration Committee is seeking:

  • Registrant who has completed the BREM program or CASC training
  • Registrant whose training included traditional Indigenous healing practices
  • Registrant who has experience teaching or supervising internationally trained practitioners
  • Experience in agency and/or hospital practice settings
  • Training in somatic therapies

CRPO encourages applications from RPs:

  • who are Black, Indigenous and people of colour
  • who work in a variety of modalities
  • who work in a variety of settings, including institutions and other provincially-funded agencies
  • with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact Amy Fournier at a.fournier@crpo.ca or 416-479-4330 ext. 105.

What else will Council consider?

  • Professional competencies & committee-specific competencies (e.g., modality of practice, adjudicatory experience, mediation, etc.)
  • Practice setting (e.g., hospital, rehab hospital/centre, community, private practice, etc.)
  • Practice demographics (e.g., geographic location in the province, clients served, rural or urban, French-speaking, etc.)

I am interested in applying. What are the next steps?

Submit an updated curriculum vitae and letter of interest to a.fournier@crpo.ca by July 31, 2020.

Applicants who require an accommodation to serve on a committee will be invited to indicate their needs when they are contacted for an interview.

Terms will begin October 1, 2020.