Art Therapist Job Description Sample
At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.
Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.
Position is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic care in Art Therapy as well as additional professional duties beyond the routine daily responsibilities.Job Description
Education: Master's Degree, Art Therapy
Licenses/Certifications: Must be a registered art therapist (ATR) or board certified (ATR-BC) through The Art Therapy Credentials Board preferred. CPR certification required.
Experience / Knowledge /
One year of experience as an Art Therapist.
Clinical experience in treating individuals who have experienced trauma, physical or emotional, or changes in body image or physical functioning is preferred.
Experience in treating patients in a wide age range from school aged to adolescence preferred.
Able to work evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary.
Able to demonstrate competency and a basic knowledge of age specific criteria in the patient populations served within the introductory period.
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating both Behaviors and Operating Principles in all internal and external customer interactions. Performs duties with accountability, competency, innovation, collaboration, compassion and respect to create the best possible outcomes with exceptional customer experiences.
Provide therapeutic art interventions to enhance expression of feelings, increase the individual's self-awareness and expression, and promote positive coping of the health care experience to individual patients, groups of patients and patient's family members.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the art interventions provided, and make changes and adaptations as appropriate.
Serve as an educational resource on using therapeutic art activities with children and youth in the health care environment.
Identify appropriate art resources and maintain their safety and accessibility.
Participate in multidisciplinary meetings and work in a collaborative way with other healthcare disciplines.
Clear communication skills (oral and written).
Possesses ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks.
Competency assessed at least annually.
Evaluates and treats patients according to appropriate age group and diagnosis.
Maintains all essential documentation.
Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Job ID: 1183203
Employment Status: Part-Time
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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children's is consistently ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children's Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what's right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Organize and implement an art therapy program to address the physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of pediatric patients. The systematic application of art in a therapeutic environment will be used to promote wellness, manage stress, express feelings, improve communication and promote coping with illness, injury, disability and hospital/healthcare experiences.
Provides therapeutic programming to improve the functional capabilities of patients.Develops, implements and evaluates art therapy programming in a variety of settings.Coordinates work schedule and assignments with unit and Child Life Staff.Assesses and reassesses the patients' condition and response to treatment then records and reports patient progress.Supervises Art Therapy interns, practicum students and volunteers as necessary.
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Licenses & Certifications
Art Therapy RegistrationATR-BC
- Direct Skills
- 2 years or more
- 2 years or more
Additional Job Information
24 Hours per Week
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.
The art therapist is responsible for evaluating, planning, and implementing individualized treatment programs for both individuals and small groups of students according to the principles and practices of art therapy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Plans, organizes, and develops an ongoing art therapy program designed to meet the individually assessed special needs of students ages 12 – 21 and the goals of the school.
Establishes criteria for referral to art therapy.
Administers art therapy assessments to referred students to determine eligibility for service.
Attends staff meetings and conferences
Assumes team leadership responsibilities in the absence of an appropriate supervisor as directed.
Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance with current departmental practices.
Participates in IEP meetings regarding students' behavior and progress.
Reports significant changes in the behavior, attitude, or physical condition of students to team members, supervisors and parents as necessary.
Provides for physical safety and care of students while under supervision.
Provides leadership and serves as a role model to students in the performance of therapeutic activities.
Performs administrative tasks such as maintaining records, materials, and equipment; requisitioning supplies; and organizing the art therapy room.
Conducts in-service presentations and otherwise participates in staff development activities for school personnel.
Communicates progress and results of art therapy services to educational staff, related service providers, parents, and when appropriate and approved, to other professionals treating the student.
Continues to maintain and develop own professional competency.
Supervises art therapy interns (if applicable) and engages in individual or collaborative research as indicated.
Assists in other departmental activities and duties as required.
Provides relevant information to the treatment team as it pertains to transitioning students to next appropriate educational setting
Participates in ongoing staff meetings with interdisciplinary treatment team, collaborating with significant participants involved in case management.
Evaluates and documents effectiveness of treatment plan for student, citing strategies and techniques used in striving toward specified objectives in a narrative report, at least on an annual basis.
Incorporates the student's art therapy goals and objectives in the individualized education/treatment plan (IEP) if the student is in exceptional student education.
Implements treatment plan by providing individual and/or group services for the student.
Re-assesses student at appropriate intervals, changing treatment plan or IEP as indicated.
Documents results of the assessment in a narrative report, including recommendations for treatment and individualized goals and objectives.
Develops individualized goals and objectives for each referred student, based upon information concerning the student's emotional, perceptual, cognitive, physical, and social level of functioning gleaned from the art therapy assessment procedure and from the student's case history.
Comply with GEO Group policies and work rules as described in the company Employee Handbook, Seven Key Principles of care, the Facility Policies and Procedure Manual, including directives of GEO Group managers and supervisors in a cooperative spirit to ensure conformance to company standards
Performs other duties as required.
- The position may have supervisory responsibilities.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Master's Degree in Art Therapy AND Professional Credentials (ATR or ATR-BC) awarded by the Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB) required.
Experience in an Alternative School setting or hospital setting would be accepted.
- Word processing, basic computer programs and email
Administer art therapy assessments of referred students for eligibility.
Use of formal art therapy procedures to assess student's eligibility for art therapy services, including the assessment of the student's cognitive, social/emotional, and physical levels of functioning.
Assess student's difficulties and strengths.
Document assessment results within the appropriate time frame.
Prepare and develop an annual individualized treatment plan for eligible students.
Include art therapy goals and short-term objectives.
Develop appropriate and suitable activities for achieving the goal, and guide the student in participating in the individualized program.
Document progress, ongoing recommendations, and goals and objectives.
Implement treatment plan.
Schedule art therapy sessions for individuals and/or groups of students as specified in the plan.
Structure the art therapy milieu for effective treatment.
Provide art therapy treatment program according to the goals and objectives outlined in the plan.
Engage in effective documentation.
Acquire and preserve written permission from parents or legal guardian(s) for art therapy services.
b. Maintain documentation of student's attendance.
Maintain documentation of art therapy sessions including process and content of artwork, verbalizations, and behavior.
Submit narrative reports on monthly, quarterly, and/or annual basis as assigned.
Maintain student's artwork in manner to insure confidentiality.
Submit written assessment results, treatment plans, progress notes, and narrative reports according to school standards.
Engage in effective oral communication.
Participate in interdisciplinary staff meetings.
Consult with classroom teacher, staff psychologists, and other related service providers regarding case management.
Consult with student's parents or legal guardian(s).
Participate in special education IEP conferences and/or other related student review meetings.
Develop art therapy program.
Identify target student populations.
Establish and maintain art therapy program objectives and protocol.
Re-evaluate and re-assess effectiveness of program on a periodic basis.
Render appropriate adjustments based on outcomes of evaluation.
Represent the art therapy program at professional meetings and conferences.
Clarify the theory and practice of art therapy to administration, faculty, related service providers, parents, and students.
Present theoretical and practical aspects of art therapy to outside professional and play groups.
Identify needed resources, such as equipment (paper cutter, easels, etc.), materials (paints, crayons, paper, etc.), space (private art therapy room), time (for charting, other documentation, and consulting), in-service training, workshops and presentations, team planning and coordination, interdisciplinary consultation, administrative support.
Adhere to and maintain high standards for safety within the facility.
Participate in all fire drills as specified in school/program manual.
Report accidents as specified in school/program manual.
Demonstrate proper purchase, use, handling, and maintenance of art therapy supplies and equipment to insure cost effectiveness of program appropriate purchase of supplies and equipment that conform to standards of safety established by school and art therapy program.
Proper storage, maintenance, and handling of toxic, flammable, and otherwise dangerous art supplies.
Proper handling and maintenance of art equipment such as scissors, kiln, etc.
Report defective supplies and equipment and remove such items from circulation for repair or disposal.
8.Promote a professional atmosphere and maintain a professional demeanor.
Recognize and adhere to student's rights and entitlements. Respect student's right to confidentiality.
Maintain art therapy credentials with the ATCB.
Promote and engage in continuing educational endeavors.
Favorably represent the art therapy program to the school and the community.
Maintain availability to other staff members as a resource person.
Promote and engage in professional research endeavors that demonstrate the value of art therapy in schools.
At least twenty-one (21) years of age
Criminal clearances (State Police, Local, FBI, DCFS and National Sex Offender Registry clearances)
Non-communicable diseases physical exam
Valid driver's license
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening
Successful completion of orientation training
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and use legs to lift/move up to 50 lbs. or more.
Ability to participate in and supervise therapeutic recreation activities structured for children and adolescents.
May be required to intervene with and/or physically manage aggressive clients as trained by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI).
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The staff must work both alone and closely with others and may be subject to verbal and/or physical confrontation initiated by the students.
While performing the duties of the job, the staff is occasionally exposed to outside weather.
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
To provide art therapy to individuals and groups. To work in conjunction with other therapists; provide art therapy, art therapy assessments, treatment planning, and referrals to art therapy services for patients at Regions Hospital Mental Health Inpatient, Regions Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, and DayBridge Partial Hospitalization Program. To participate as an integral member of an interdisciplinary health care team. To develop art therapy curriculum and integrate it into Regions Hospital Mental Health programming. To provide education to other health care professionals on art therapy. To perform other duties as assigned, including providing coverage for other group facilitators. Will be supervised under a Licensed Provider, along with supervision towards LPCC and ATR licensure.
Masters in art therapy and clinical counseling from an accredited institution, or currently in an accredited art therapy and clinical counseling graduate program with upcoming completion date within 4 months from date of hire.
- Previous experience in health or behavioral health setting required.
- 1 year of supervised art therapy or counseling experience required as an art therapy student.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to facilitate art therapy groups and 1:1 art therapy sessions with patients.
Ability to identify patients who could benefit from 1:1 art therapy sessions.
Capacity to build therapeutic rapport and trust with patients.
Capable of establishing an expressive, creative, and healing environment.
Sets and maintains professional boundaries.
Integrates social, medical, psychotherapeutic data, and art product and process in order to contribute to a treatment plan, to provide appropriate crisis intervention, psychotherapy and patient advocacy.
Collaborate with other professionals to enhance unit programming and to bring art therapy into other disciplines.
Develop art therapy curriculum.
Organize and manage the upkeep of art materials.
Documents art therapy sessions and groups. Considers ethical issues surrounding patient's artwork.
Establish and maintain effective working relationship with patients, families, co-workers and community organizations.
Sensitivity to cross-cultural issues.
Knowledge of different cultural responses to art-making.
Knowledge of state and federal regulations regarding healthcare funding, civil commitments, child abuse, vulnerable adults, etc.
Support and educate other disciplines when appropriate
Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team and/ or independently
Extensive experience in personal art-making.
Licensure/ Registration/ Certification:
Appropriate licensure for discipline:
Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC), Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB), or working towards registration and board certification.
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (BBHT), or working towards LPCC.
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Central State Hospital is the home of Georgia's maximum secure forensic hospital,operated in the Payton B. Cook building in Milledgeville. CSH servesindividuals who are referred by the criminal justice system for pre-trialpsychiatric evaluation and/or inpatient treatment; those who have been foundnot guilty by reason of insanity at the time of commission of a crime ormentally incompetent to stand trial; and those who are admitted on hold ordersfrom jails for psychiatric evaluation, treatment and stabilization.
Under general supervision, plans, directs or coordinates therapeutic recreation programs.
Activities include sports, gardening, dramatics, music, social activities, and arts and crafts. Conducts assessment of a clients condition and recommends appropriate recreational activity.Conducts therapy sessions to improve clients' mental and physical well-being. Confers with members of treatment team to plan and evaluate therapy programs.
Develops treatment plan to meet needs of client, based on needs assessment, client interests and objectives of therapy. Encourages clients with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills and get involved in health-promoting life skills and leisure activities, such as sports, games, music, arts and crafts, and gardening.
Instructs client in activities and techniques, such as sports, gardening, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques, designed to meet their specific physical or psychological needs. Observes, analyzes, and records clients' participation, reactions, and progress during treatment sessions, modifying treatment programs as needed.
Obtains information from medical records, medical staff, family members and the clients themselves to assess clients' capabilities, needs and interests. Plans, organizes, directs and participates in treatment programs and activities to facilitate clients' rehabilitation, help them integrate into the community and prevent further medical problems.
Prepares and submits reports and charts to treatment team to reflect clients' reactions and evidence of progress or regression
Vacation: 15 days each year up to 5 years ofservice; 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service; 21 days each year for 10 years of service
SickLeave:accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)
Holidays: the state of Georgiarecognizes 12 paid holidays
Retirement: 401(k) plan with a matchingemployer contribution and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan
AvailableInsurance:Health; Dental; Vision; Legal; Disability; Life & dependent life insurance
TaxDeferred Spending Accounts: Healthcare; Childcare
We are a Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programqualified employer.
Bachelor's degree in a therapeutic recreation or related therapeutic discipline from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience OR One year of experience at the lower level Activity Therapist 1 (HCP060) or position equivalent. Note: Some positions may require registration in the area of assignment.
The Art Therapist is responsible for providing counseling and behavioral therapeutic services to children using art as the therapeutic modality to individuals and groups, and completing required documentation per Childhelp policy, in this Short-Term Residential Treatment facility. Art therapy can include the use of, but is not limited to, drawing, crafts, painting, ceramics, scrapbooking and stamping, etc.
SUPERVISOR: The Art Therapist is supervised by the Director Clinical Services.
1.Provide art therapy services to children as assigned by the Director, Clinical Services.
2.Evaluate each resident child's need for and ability to use art therapy.
3.Provide process notes in the applicable format to keep in the resident's main case file.
4.Prepare accurate descriptions of services being rendered within the art therapy department.
5.Attends appropriate clinical meetings as designated by the Clinical Supervisor.
6.Provides routine formal and informal training on the use of art as a therapeutic tool.
7.Testifies in court when subpoenaed or as requested.
8.May assist the clinical department by carrying a caseload of residents during periods of absence or vacation of clinical staff.
Master's Degree Counseling with a background in art (preferably visual arts to include drawing, painting or sculpture), at least two (2) years' experience working with children providing art therapy, with one year in a children's short-term residential treatment setting.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker or LMFT in the State of California with the Certification in Art Therapy, and at least one-year experience with children and families, preferably in an in-patient or residential setting. Registration as an Art Therapist (ATR).
CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT A PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO OF THEIR ART.
Verification that the following academic or experiential requirements have been met:
Completion of at least 3 semester units OR 100 days of field practice or experience in a public or private social service agency at the Master's level.
At least 9 semester units of coursework related to children and families OR 18 month experience working with children and families.
At least 3 semester units working with minority populations; OR 6 months experience working with minority populations; OR 6 months' in-service training working with minority populations within the first year of employment as a condition of employment.
At least 3 semester units in child welfare OR two years' experience in a public or private child welfare social services setting.
CEO and Co-Founder SaraO'Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson started Childhelp in 1959, establishing it as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Childhelp focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam.
Childhelp's programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children's advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the National Day of Hope® that mobilizes people across America to join the fight against child abuse. For more information about Childhelp, please visit the website at
Pool Art Therapist/Music Therapist
ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County and surrounding areas for the past century, providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. The people of ProHealth Care strive to continuously improve the health and well-being of the community by combining skill, compassion and innovation. The ProHealth family includes Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin, ProHealth Medical Group clinics, AngelsGrace Hospice, ProHealth Home Care & Hospice, West Wood Health & Fitness Center and Regency Senior Communities. Learn more at ProHealthCare.org
Schedule: Primarily day shift (0800-1630) with ability to rotate to some pm shifts for vacation coverage. Minimum one holiday per year. Weekend availability preferred as needed.
Pool/As Needed - no Benefits
Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
Participates in the team assessment, evaluation and treatment planning process for assigned patients, working with behavioral health patients.
Plans and conducts group expressive therapy sessions in response to the needs of the patient population.
Evaluates the patient's response to treatment.
Communicates any pertinent information including changes in status to the team.
Performs the duties of a Experiential Therapist in accordance with the respective disciplines Standards of Practice as well as the policies and procedures of ProHealth Care.
Completes all documentation accurately and efficiently.
Qualifications for Music Therapist:
Minimum Education Level: Masters
Minimum Technical Experience: 0-2 years
Preferred Technical Experience: 2-4 years
Specialized Expertise: Working with Behavioral Health populations and/or psychotherapy. Working with adult and senior populations.
Minimum License: WI License in Music Therapy Credentials Board. Master's level with dual credentials to perform psychotherapy. LPC-IT preferred.
Qualifications For Art Therapist:
Minimum Education Level: Masters
Minimum Technical Experience: 0-2 Years
Preferred Technical Experience: 2-4 Years
Specialized Expertise: Working with Behavioral Health populations and/or psychotherapy
Minimum License: WI License in Art Therapy and/or Certified Art Therapy Credentials Board (or be able to achieve certification within 6 months of hire). Master's level with dual credentials to perform psychotherapy. LPC-IT preferred.
ProHealth Care, one of the largest employers in Waukesha County, offers work that is challenging and rewarding. The organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families and treats each individual with respect – the way they should be treated. ProHealth Care supports a Just Culture, one that encourages an open learning environment and maintaining safe systems. We have high expectations for those who join our team of nearly 5,000 employees. In return, we offer exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic, health care system where the contributions of every team member are valued.
ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Art Therapist (Fee For Service)
Scope of Position & Technical Competency -:
Responsible for facilitating level of care assessments, individual sessions, couples/family sessions, residential and partial hospitalization program groups as determined by and according to program standards within the primary scope of Art Therapy, though not limited to solely the Art Therapy discipline if needed.
Prepares materials and curriculum for facilitating sessions and or groups
Maintains client files according to program standards through utilization of program electronic client record
Initiates and develops treatment planning goals through contact with clients, family, colleagues and other staff and updates plan as required within expected timelines
Evaluates behavioral and emotional needs of clients and family members
Communicates with referral sources, external medical and behavioral providers, client support system, and company representatives
Manages client files by having appropriate documents with in the required time-frames.
Attends and facilitate team meetings regarding client's progress, updates, needs
Develop and conduct staff trainings
Conducts insurance reviews/ extension requests, including documentation
Collects client co-pays as needed
Scheduled for up to 20 hours per week as needed by the program
Attends trainings, staff meetings and supervision as needed and according to program standards, with no less than half of licensure required hours specific to Eating Disorders
Maintains safe, orderly and therapeutic physical environment for clients including crisis intervention
Maintains ethical boundaries with clients and engages clients and support network in respectable and professional manner
Ability to support other programming in office as needed and as appropriate
Other duties as assigned
Utilize art therapy to assist clients in their recovery goals
Demonstrates an understanding of Eating Disorders, addiction, mental health and complex conditions
Application to practice
Assessment; initial and ongoing with referrals made as needed
Treatment planning and continuing updates
Professional and respectful interaction with clients, family, supports and referral sources
Professional readiness and ethical responsibility
Maintenance of supply inventory
Eating Disorder population specific competency
A working knowledge of HIPAA, Licensing, OMHSAS, DHS, and CARF regulations
Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:
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 clinically age appropriate interventions that help to build or rebuild positive coping skills and provide emotional support. The Art Therapist will have: Strong clinical skills in mental health /eating disorder/ substance abuse treatment. A working knowledge of HIPAA, Licensing, and CARF regulations. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors, and the public. Sound clinical judgment and excellent clinical skills. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately in a calm and decisive manner. Flexible and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Ability to sustain a team environment.
Pyramid CORE Values:
We are committed and proud to live our CORE values and use them to inspire those around us. Our employees are expected to align with these values, behaviors and standards. We are held accountable for upholding these CORE Values: INTEGRITY is striving to be honest, transparent and ethical when dealing with clients, staff and the community. DEDICATION is demonstrating an unwavering commitment to always provide exceptional care and support to those we serve is needed daily. COLLABORATION is a steadfast, team-focused approach; working together to achieve excellence. PASSION is genuine, compelling and relentless desire to improve lives and support Pyramid Healthcare's mission.
Master's Degree from an accredited college with a major in Art Therapy required
Registered Art Therapist (ART) Preferred
Current licensure in this Commonwealth preferred - LPC, LCSW, LMFT, PhD or PsyD
Post-Graduate training and experience in treating Eating Disorders, OCD, Trauma, etc. with DBT, CBT, ACT, Positive Psychology, etc. preferred
Valid driver's license required
Art Therapist - F/T
Art Therapists needed! Join a dynamic, unique and nationally recognized program that combines art therapy with psychosocial rehabilitation in an open studio environment for adults and youth with behavioral health challenges. Please refer to our listings for Art Therapists and Artistic Behavioral Health Specialists in multiple locations throughout Arizona. ATR and ATR-BC preferred, but not required. New graduates of art therapy training programs encouraged to apply. Supervision available to assist you toward your credentialing. Please go to http://www.azpsa.org/careers/
The Youth Art Awakenings Program a behavioral health program of PSA Behavioral Health in a hybrid therapeutic art studio environment. Behavioral Health and Art Studios throughout Arizona offer therapeutic programs in a supportive setting to promote mental health, personal growth and recovery, physical wellness through creative activities.
The Art Therapist will primarily provide individual, family and group art therapy in a supportive art studio environment using art therapy techniques and methods. Incumbent must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment.
PSA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AGENCY IS A TOBACCO-FREE WORKPLACE AND DOES NOT HIRE TOBACCO USERS.
Provide art therapy, counseling using art therapy and expressive arts to individuals with mental health diagnosis.
Complete intake (initial) and updated assessments (including diagnosis) with participants and participating family members or other supportive individuals.
Develop individualized treatment plans in coordination with participants, their family, and additional stakeholders as appropriate.
Oversee the health, safety, and welfare of participants in the program.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with community agencies, case managers and clinical teams.
Participate in clinical staffing and individual service planning sessions with case managers, treatment staff, family members and others to identify and meet participant treatment and transition needs.
Assist participants in identifying and developing realistic treatment goals.
Maintain information on community resources for participant assistance and support.
Provide education, assistance and support to family members and others involved with the participant to enhance awareness of mental health challenges and to increase their ability to contribute to the counseling and/or rehabilitation process.
Conduct and document continuing assessments of participant functioning.
Maintain participant records and other documentation according to agency standards.
Provide emergency face-to-face counseling and/or crisis intervention as needed to avert or in response to participant needs.
Review clinical documentation for approval in electronic medical record as requested.
Attend supervision and training to attain the amount of hours as required by state licensing standards.
Maintain mobile services and van if provided.
As requested, participate in program and organizational events and functions.
Provide back-up to other staff as needed and/or as assigned.
Other duties as assigned which may include transportation, ordering supplies, or other supervisor-directed needs.
Experience providing psychosocial rehabilitation services to youth participant populations and/or families preferred.
Masters degree in art therapy, counseling, social work, psychology or related human service field or Art Therapist certificate.
National and/or Arizona certification as an art therapist ATR-BC or ATR under current supervision by art therapist certified in Arizona.
Bilingual preferred but not required.
MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE*
Valid Arizona driver license or valid other state license with ability to obtain valid Arizona license by hire date.
Valid automobile insurance.
Copy of highest education certificate or transcript showing graduation.
Current CPR and First Aid certifications or ability to obtain within thirty (30) days of hire.
Current Fingerprint Card or ability to obtain within ninety (90) days of hire.
Five-year MVD report (driving record) that meets the agencys auto insurance carriers coverage requirements.
Adult Day Care Art Therapist Part-Time
Richmond Center is actively seeking an experienced Art Therapist to work for our Adult Day Healthcare Program in Staten Island, NY.
Provide comprehensive art therapy assessment and treatment intervention for patients
Plan, develop, and implement a therapeutic art program for patients
Conducting group and individual art therapy with patients
Maintaining accurate and up-to-date charting
Planning and implementing various activities
Master's Degree in a Art Therapy, required
Current license to practice as a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) in New York State
Prior experience relevant to the area of clinical practice preferred
Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering five states. In addition, we provide special services including in-patient and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimer's. The Centers Health Care family offers Urgent Care, Managed Care, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/V
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