Art Therapist Job Description Sample
Provide individual and group Art Therapy for children 6-12yrs old. Complete Art Therapy assessments, and provide milieu support. Work in a multidisiplinary team.
MA in Art Therapy, ATR preferred. 1 year experience working with children.
About Fairview Health Services
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitalsincluding an academic medical center and long-term care hospitalserving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairviews 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.
"Candidate to function as our Art Therapist. The system includes a not-for-profit hospital, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region.
We are the largest health care provider in our six-county region of southeastern Ohio, which includes Muskingum, Morgan, Perry, Coshocton, Noble and Guernsey counties. We provide a higher level of service than what is typically found in a community of its size including open-heart surgery, trauma care, a Level II neonatal intermediate care unit, neurosurgery and comprehensive cancer services. This level of care has established us as a primary referral center for much of the region.
Job Description: Varied shifts (days/evenings); four 10 hours day might be considered for a strong candidate. Weekend and holiday rotation (about 1 weekend/month). • Some relocation assistance negotiable but will not exceed $1,000.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: MUST be an Ohio licensed LSW or LPC; those with license pending will not receive consideration. Candidate must be willing to obtain certification as an Art Therapist (company will pay for this).
MARYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
Provide therapy for patient groups (or individuals) based on assessment and treatment plan and documents therapy to ensure that assigned patients receive opportunities to experience and practice new skills. Participates as a team member by performing additional assignments not directly related to the job description when workload requires and as requested by supervisor
1.Master's Degree in Art Therapy.
2.Basic math skills. Must be able to prepare patient progress notes.
3.Read and comprehend professional journal, dealing with therapy and general field of psychology. Must have knowledge of art media and group process.
4.Must possess excellent interpersonal skills in counseling and motivating patients.
6.Eligible for registration with the American Art Therapy Association.
7.Maintains registration when eligible.
8.Work is performed in a well lit, well ventilated environment.
9.Manual dexterity is required for frequent walking, stooping, and lifting and/or positioning of patients. Finger/hand/eye coordination necessary to manipulate computer keyboards and patient care related equipment. Visual acuity as well as color perception necessary to assess patients.
10. Hearing and talking essential for communicating with patients, visitors and co‑workers.
Art Therapist Onward Behavioral Health in Paoli, PA USA
Benefits Offered Dental, Life, Vision, Medical, 401K
Employment Type Full-Time
Art Therapists are an integral part of the Behavioral Health Team at Onward behavioral Health. We provide Behavioral Health Services to Tweens, Teens and Adults in our programs for Mental Health, Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse.
As part of Holistic Services the Art Therapist creates hands on therapeutic activity to promote self- expression and to give clients insight into behavior. The Art Therapist provides age appropriate interventions that help to build or rebuild positive coping skills and provide emotional support.
MA Art Therapy, ART preferred.
Plans, organizes and directs Art Activity
Maintains inventory of supplies
Participates in weekly Clinical Team Meetings
Has exceptional relationship skills
Demonstrates a "can-do" attitude
A sense of humor and flexibility are greatly appreciated
Reports to Supervisor of Holistic Services
About Onward Behavioral Health:
Onward Behavioral Health
Onward Behavioral Health has an extensive history of providing high-quality outpatient treatment throughout eastern Pennsylvania through its subsidiary programs: Rehab After Work, Life Counseling Services, The Light Program and Seeds of Hope.
With flexible but effective individualized treatment plans, Onward Behavioral Health is an invaluable resource to adults and teens in the region suffering from substance addiction or mental health issues.
Posted date: 27 days ago
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Art therapists provide advice and counseling services for patients using various art disciplines as a medium of expression, healing and therapeutic relief. They work with people from all different age groups, genders and cultures and often provide an effective form of therapy after other, more traditional methods have failed.
Initially, you’ll be carrying out detailed consultations with patients and reviewing case histories to understand the underlying causes for why they might need therapy.
Following this assessment process, you’ll be responsible for devising therapy schedules around patients’ preferred forms of artistic expression, e.g. drawing, painting, sculpture or clay modeling.
It will also be vital that you maintain detailed records of the therapy sessions you lead and keep track of the latest developments, regulations and research in the field of holistic and vocational therapies.
Art Therapist Part-Time
The Art Therapist will develop, implement, and evaluate an art therapy program for inpatients. Foster positive and professional interpersonal relationships with patients/families, physicians, hospital staff, community representatives and visitors. Use interpersonal communication skills to promote a healing environment.
(Part-time Position- 24 hours weekly)
Specific Requirements and Preferences
In Art Therapy or a related field with an emphasis in Art Therapy.
Minimum Work Experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to relate to diverse patient populations. Sensitivity to individuals from varied backgrounds and cultures. Competency with age-specific needs from childhood through young adulthood.
Required Licenses and Certifications
ATR - Registered Art Therapy or ATR-BC - Registered Art Therapy Board Certified issued by the Art Therapy Credentials Board.
Work with patients, families, and staff to understand the needs of assigned inpatient and outpatient population. in relation to an art therapy program.
Develop a vision, set goals and priorities; help to develop appropriate documentation standards to reflect art therapy assessments and interventions; help develop materials to explain and promote the Program; help design measures to evaluate effectiveness of the Program.
Work with CNHS Foundation and other hospital departments to promote the Program internally and externally as appropriate.
Assist with activities to fund the Program (grantwriting, support for fundraising activities).
Maintain organized records, statistics, and surveys of the program.
Participate in development of student training program.
Art Therapy Patient Services
Meet individual patients and parents/guardians to explain art therapy program, invite participation, and answer questions.
Assess individual and/or group needs and identify goals based on assessment.
Develop and implement art therapy interventions for individuals and groups as appropriate to promote emotional well-being and provide a healing environment.
Design and provide individual and group art activities and evaluate outcome.
Document interventions in patient medical records according to standards developed for art therapy documentation
Obtain and maintain an age appropriate and safe selection and quantity of art supplies, equipment, and other materials for the program.
Participate as an active member of Patient and Family Support Program to integrate art therapy programs with other psychosocial services.
Participate actively in departmental rounds and psychosocial rounds to insure coordinated care for patients and families.
Foster communication with hospital staff and collaborate in staff support efforts
Collaborate with relevant departmental and hospital staff to address patient or systemic problems that arise.
Training and Research
- Orient, train, supervise, and evaluate art therapy graduate students, interns and volunteers, as appropriate.
Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance.
Summer Temporary Hourly Art Therapist (June 25, 2018-August 2, 2018)
Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification
Clean Criminal Background Check, TB test and Child Protection registry clearance must be completed prior to start of employment
Applicants Must demonstrate proficiency and experience in the following:
Demonstrates aptitude and knowledge for working with students
Communicates well with others and is articulate
Cooperates and relates well with others
Meets other requirements as determined by the Board and/or State Department of Education
Location may change due to internal transfers
The following items must be completed by the closing date for interview consideration:
Current District Employees:
- Complete online application, attach resume and apply for the positions you are interested in at www.irsd.net
- Complete online application at www.irsd.net, attach resume, college transcripts, certificates and four letters of references (done within the last year).
The Indian River School District reserves the right to extend or shorten the application and/or interview period, to modify job requirements, and to reject any or all application for reasonable cause.
The Indian River School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disabilities, marital status, genetic information or Veteran Status.
Art Therapist I
Uses art media, images, and the creative art process to assist patients with social, psychological and physical difficulties. Works with the interdisciplinary team to provide a comprehensive plan of care for the patient. Uses expertise to assist patients in a variety of areas, including developing coping skills, promoting alternate modes of expression, increasing socialization, enhancing sensorimotor coordination and problem solving skills, limiting problematic behaviors and improving compliance with treatment.
Provides group and individual art therapy sessions to patients on various units within the main campus hospital.
Evaluates patient's treatment needs, abilities and resources.
Maintains confidentiality of patients, staff, and hospital respecting patient's rights and dignity.
Completes routine paperwork within prescribed time frames and accurately documents all pertinent and meaningful observations and information on appropriate forms.
Attends and participates in designated plan of care team meetings concerning the patient and family, as appropriate.
Adheres to general expectations for all employees in order that the program functions in an effective manner to meet the treatment needs of the patient.
Other duties as assigned.
- Master's Degree in Art Therapy from a College or University Program accredited by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).
- Art Therapist Registered (ATR) or eligibility for registration preferred.
One year of experience in Art Therapy services in an inpatient hospital setting.
Consideration will be made for time spent in practicum.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Clinical Art Therapist
The Clinical Art Therapist delivers quality mental health services and programming associated with family violence to all residents and children, as well as provides direct clinical services to children and their families.
Master's degree in art therapy, registered with the America Art Therapy Associate (ATR) and at least 3 years of clinical experience with at least 1 year working with traumatized children, adults and families. Supervisory experience preferred. Ability to manage a team, excellent clinical skills and strong interpersonal skills.
Work with children and parents, in groups, individually, and family sessions to address psychological and emotional consequences of family violence. Complete family intake with all residents to determine services needed.
Works with case managers, other childcare staff and recreation staff to ensure coordinated delivery of services to families.
Supervise childcare and recreation staff to ensure quality services are provided.
Conduct staff meetings and ensures that staff are provided with training on clinical issues.
Develop art therapy internship program, supervise intern by teaching, coaching, monitoring and evaluating educational and clinical interventions.
Participate in bi-weekly clinical meetings and weekly intake meetings.
Develop and update resource book by building contacts with the community to ensure that all resources met Volunteers of America standards of quality.
Develop and implement current assessment tools for families and children that will serve to measure progress and produce outcomes.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
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Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled
Certified Art Therapist (Gf) - Jjccc (PT Days)
We are seeking your approval to recruit and replace a Certified & Registered Art Therapist for the pediatric hematology-oncology program at MCWH. The Art Therapy program provides individual and family art therapy sessions to the hematology-oncology patients. The Certified Art Therapist uses the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of patients. It provides them a way to come to terms with emotional conflicts, increase self-awareness, and express unspoken and often unconscious concerns about their illness and their lives.
The Certified Art Therapist collaborates with members of the JJCCC psychosocial team to provide further insight to a child's emotions, fears and hopes. When a patient is not willing/able to verbally communicate to a psychologist or a social worker, the patient is able to communicate non-verbally through art. The Certified Art Therapist also coordinates various supports groups - Support Our Sibling (SOS) Support Group, WAVES Support Group (patients 8-13 years old) and LOTUS Support Group (patients 14 yrs. old ). All groups are well attended each month by patients and siblings. An annual Art Therapy Show is conducted each year showcasing beautiful and meaningful art work by our patients. This event has been very successful and is held on campus.
Master's degree or higher from an approved American Art Therapy Association (AATA) program at an accredited U.S. college/university in art therapy.
At least two years experience in hematology/oncology setting preferred.
Board Certified Eligible
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