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Clinical Art Therapist (Brooklyn, NY)

THIS IS A PAID POSITION! 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. 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. 2. Works with case managers, other childcare staff and recreation staff to ensure coordinated delivery of services to families. 3. Supervise childcare and recreation staff to ensure quality services are provided. 4.

Conduct staff meetings and ensures that staff are provided with training on clinical issues. 5. Develop art therapy internship program, supervise intern by teaching, coaching, monitoring and evaluating educational and clinical interventions. 6. Participate in bi-weekly clinical meetings and weekly intake meetings. 7.

Develop and update resource book by building contacts with the community to ensure that all resources met Volunteers of America standards of quality. 8. Develop and implement current assessment tools for families and children that will serve to measure progress and produce outcomes. 9. Perform other related duties as assigned.

CLOSING STATEMENT: Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Title: Clinical Art Therapist (Brooklyn, NY) ID: NHS661 Job ID: NHS661 Program Name: New Hope Shelter Location: Brooklyn, NY

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Licensed Creative Arts Therapist

New Horizon Counseling Center, a thriving behavioral health agency, is seeking Licensed Creative Arts Therapists for its outpatient clinic in Valley Stream, NY. Full-time, part-time and fee-for-service art therapist positions are available.

Duties and

Evaluates patients in order to determine functional capacities, suitability for group therapies and activities, and develop course of treatment
Obtains information from medical records, medical staff, and the patients themselves to assess patients' capabilities, needs, and interests
Monitors and records patients' progress to ensure that individual treatment goals and objectives are met or revised as appropriate
Keeps track of inventory and maintains work space in an organized, hygienic manner consistent with regulatory requirements
Adheres to certification and/or licensing requirements as determined by respective regulatory agencies
Implements group and individual psychotherapy and creative arts therapy sessions according to therapeutic design and in consultation with clinical team
Develops, updates and implements Interdisciplinary Treatment Plan with clinical team
Prepares patient assessment and progress reports; documents clinical services in medical record; communicates relevant information to clinical team; recommends changes or modifications in therapeutic programming as necessary



Master's degree in art therapy. Candidate must hold certification in their respected modality.


Minimum one (1) year experience as an art therapist/Creative Arts Therapist working with psychiatric clientele. Acute inpatient psychiatric experience preferred.


A valid License in Creative Arts Therapy or Limited Permit in Creative Arts Therapy issued by the New York State Education Department.

New Horizon Counseling Center (NHCC) is a leading non-profit behavioral health organization licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), and New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). Our excellent reputation reflects 30 years of experience in meeting the needs of the communities we serve

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Art Therapist

Adventist HealthcareQualifications/Education

Must hold a Masters degree in Art therapy from an accredited college or university.

Must have an ATR-BC

One to two years of experience within a healthare setting or correctional facility preferred.

Previous experiene working with adults, seniors, adolescents and children with mental health and conduct disorders if preferred.

One year continuous Art Therapy experience within the last 3 years.

Understanding of DSMV


Be able to engae, relate to and facilitate art therapy groups with many different types of personalities and functioning levels.

Exhibit an understanding of mental health disorders and the physical, psychological and social needs of patients and residents.

Maintain strong clinical documentation.

Show good independent judgment and the ability to be self-directed.

Be able to work in a fast-paced environment.Tobacco StatementTobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, We will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

We will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.Equal Employment OpportunityWe are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.Learn MoreCut and paste this link into your web browser

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Creative Arts Therapist (688-194)

As a Creative Arts Therapist for The Arc of Monroe County, you will be responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders of individuals enrolled in or referred to The Arc of Monroe County Article 16 clinic. You will also utilize Creative Arts Therapy as a specialized form of psychotherapy that incorporates creative expression to address mental health for individuals for whom conventional talk therapy is not effective.

Other responsibilities include establishing short and long-term objectives, providing individual and/or group therapy, counseling with individuals and families to develop home programs, training staff and maintaining accurate and complete documentation.

Required Skills


  • Current NYS license; LMSW or LCSW with Creative Arts Therapy License

  • Must have access to timely and reliable transportation to transport self to multiple sites.

Computer Skills

  • Basic Outlook skills as evidenced by creating and sending messages, working with address books, message handling, creating and using personal folders, scheduling appointments, working with meeting requests and managing tasks.

  • Basic Microsoft Word skills as evidenced by the ability to produce basic business letters and simple tables and charts; as well as check spelling, set tabs, change page orientation, sort, save, open and organize electronic files.

Other Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • Must be able to relate to people with sensitivity, tact, and objectivity.

  • Must have excellent communication skills including verbal and written.

  • Demonstrates attention to detail and good organizational skills maintaining time management.

  • Strong problem solving ability, attention to detail and the ability to adapt to quickly changing needs.

  • Ability to provide quality customer service in a confidential manner

  • Leads by example in a manner that positively contributes to the team.

  • Knowledge of community resources and how to access them, knowledge of advocacy and consumer driven case management activities and principles.

  • Knowledge of individual driven case management

  • Ability to manage time efficiently

  • Ability to listen and observe.

Physical Requirements

  • Standing 25% of the day. Walking 25% of the day. Sitting 50% of the day

  • Occasionally required to stoop, crouch reach, push and lift.

  • Required to exert up to 10 pounds of force frequently.

  • Visual acuity required to view a computer terminal, check accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of written work, prepare and analyze data and figures.

  • Ability to use all equipment and adaptive equipment safely and effectively.

Required Experience

Masters degree and licensure LMSW or LCSW with Creative Arts Therapy License plus at least one year of clinical experience in a human services setting serving people with developmental disabilities.

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PRN Music Art Recreation Therapist

Valley Hospital is a private 122 bed psychiatric
hospital specializing in mental health care and chemical
dependency counseling services.
The Music, Art & Recreation Therapies (MART) Department
Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing
discipline specific therapeutic services for assigned
program, which involves defining and implementing
treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary
treatment team and providing continuous patient care,
observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients.
Benefit Eligible: No
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Hours per week: Varies
Schedule details: TBD
Standards of Performance:

  1. Demonstrate responsibility for observation and
    application of sound judgment in patients' physical and
    mental condition/needs.
  2. Observe and document changes in patients' appearance,
    behavior, and ability to work towards
    treatment plan goals.
  3. Communicate changes in patient's condition to Charge
    Nurse, Treatment Team and Supervisor
  4. Provides assessment in psychosocial/leisure and
    recreational skills development/deficiency.
  5. Conduct initial departmental assessment within timely
    manner and document findings in the patient record using
    departmental forms as assigned.
  6. Ensure timely documentation of interventions and
    ensure interventions are based on the patient's
    plan of care.
  7. Apply appropriate crisis intervention techniques, as
    required, using the SAMA model.
  8. Assist patients in achieving their optimum level of
    independent functioning.
  9. Facilitate 1:1 discipline-specific (Art, Music,
    Occupational or Recreation) therapy interventions, as
    assigned, for behavioral, cognitive, psychiatric
    treatment goal needs.
  10. Document services rendered in accordance with
    established criteria.
  11. Maintain current documentation (using department
    format) including the patient's name, date of
    therapy, name of therapeutic group/intervention, and
    summary of the session.
    Valley Hospital is centrally located with easy access to
    many areas of greater Phoenix. We are between North 35th
    and 36th Streets with East Earl to our north and East
    Thomas to our south. Valley Hospital is owned and
    operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services,
    Inc. the nation's largest facilities based provider of
    behavioral health.
    Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college
    or university in Music, or Recreation Therapy, or
    related therapeutic discipline; or a Master s degree in
    Art Therapy or Occupational Therapy
    Experience: One (1) year of related experience, with
    knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with
    understanding of mental illness, preferred.
    Licensure: Certification or licensure by state and/or
    national governing body in of the following areas: art,
    recreation, or music therapy, or the ability and
    qualifications to obtain licensure or certification
    within the first 6
    months of employment.
    Additional Requirements: Successful completion of CPR
    Certification prior to employment and successful
    completion of Preventative Management Aggressive
    Behavior Training (SAMA) prior to assisting with a
    procedure and within 90 days of employment. May be
    required to work overtime and flexible hours. / p

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English Language Arts Department Director And Teacher

About STRIVE Preparatory Schools:
Founded in 2006, STRIVE Preparatory Schools (STRIVE Prep) is a Denver-based community of free, open enrollment, public charter schools committed to providing every student with an excellent, college-preparatory education. We believe that students from all backgrounds deserve a college preparatory education regardless of race, economic circumstance or previous academic achievement. We are committed to preparing all students for educational success from kindergarten through college and career by challenging them to realize their full potential through high expectations in a safe, rigorous, and compassionate learning environment with shared accountability among students, families and staff.
Our teachers, leaders, faculty and staff clear a path for all families to have access to a high-quality school that’s just down the street, not across town.  By building great schools in Far Northeast, Northwest and Southwest Denver, we will create depth of impact and long-lasting community change.
At STRIVE Prep, transformation is a choice that has led to:

  • The opening of 11 free, public charter schools within Denver Public Schools (DPS) throughout Far Northeast, Northwest and Southwest Denver.
  • A shared vision of making a college prep education for all students in our community the norm, rather than the exception, by growing from 11 schools serving 3,500 students to 17 schools serving 7,500 students by the year 2022.
  • A commitment to serve all students from the neighborhoods in which we operate, whereby approximately 97% of STRIVE Prep students identify as students of color, 87% of students qualify for free or reduced lunch, 49% are English Language Learners and 13% receive Special Education services.
  • 92% of seniors from the network’s first graduating class in 2016 were accepted to a 4-year college or university.
  • The welcoming of any scholar from kindergarten through twelfth grade who desires to STRIVE for college. Because STRIVE Prep participates in the DPS SchoolChoice process, enrollment is open to any student in the communities we serve regardless of race, economic circumstance or previous academic achievement.
About STRIVE Prep - Excel:
  • STRIVE Prep-Excel opened its doors in 2013 as the second high school in the STRIVE Prep network, and will grow to a fully built-out high school, serving grades 9-12 during the 2016-17 school year.
  • STRIVE Prep-Excel is highly committed to students with special needs, and in 2014 opened an Affective Needs center-based program which will serve all students (grades 9-12) during the 2016-17 school year.  
  • All teachers at STRIVE Prep-Excel benefit from bi-weekly observations and instructional coaching in order to ensure students receive the highest quality instruction.
Essential Duties &
  • Lead revolutionary instruction in English Language Arts.
  • Teach two 50-minute classes (or two 100-minute classes) per day, Monday through Friday and coach a team of 4 other English Language Arts Teachers.
  • Lead a student advisory at the beginning and end of each school day, and serve as the main point of contact and advocate for students in the advisory.
  • Coach a campus team of ELA teachers that work together, collaborate and problem solve challenges.
  • Provide more intensive guidance and support to new ELA teachers and support in onboarding any mid-year hires.
  • Participate in the Campus Instructional Leadership Team to act as  the voice of the English Language Arts department and work with the campus-based team and central curriculum team to assess gaps and deliver professional development needs to address those gaps.
  • Support scholars by supervising lunch or recess once per day.
  • Establish systems and routines in order to create a safe, purposeful, and welcoming classroom environment
  • Analyze student assessment data and use it to determine next steps.
  • Take responsibility for the safety and learning of all students in the school.
  • Provide fair, accurate, and constructive feedback to students on their progress.
  • Communicate regularly and often with families to both solicit their input and share student social and academic progress.
  • Use network-aligned unit and interim assessments to track student growth. 
  • Provide supervision of students during before and after school activities (arrival, dismissal, breakfast and lunch).
  • Assist in planning and support of school-wide events including community/morning meetings, dances and field trips.
  • Support in the planning and delivery of weekly staff and/or grade level meetings.
  • Participate in STRIVE Prep’s Summer Training Institute as well as professional development throughout the school year.
Our Aspiring Teachers:
  • Consciously choose to teach and transform the lives of high school scholars every  day.
  • Proudly hold a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree and are able to submit proof of Qualified Teacher status (teacher’s license not required) within six weeks of starting through one of the following channels outlined by the Colorado Department of Education:
    • A valid Colorado Teacher License in the applicable endorsement area;
    • Sufficient college coursework (or degree in content area);
    • Passing score for the applicable Praxis ii or Colorado PLACE exam.
    • Read more about the available pathways to becoming a Qualified English Teacher.
  • Understand, appreciate and can pull from experience teaching in an urban setting (strongly preferred).
  • Speak Spanish or have experience working with bilingual students (strongly preferred).
  • Commit to constant growth and reflection as educators and professionals through regular coaching and professional development.
  • Dedicate themselves to the educational success of all students, not some students.
  • Bring enthusiasm, professionalism and positivity to their classrooms and our adult community.
  • Assume the best in others and are willing to have courageous conversations in order to do what is best for students. 
  • Work hard and approach challenges as opportunities for improvement.
  • Set high expectations for themselves and others and a willingness to hold themselves and others to those expectations.
What we Offer our Teachers:
  • Ongoing coaching and professional development.
  • 85 minutes of structured planning time built into the school day to plan the highest quality lessons.
  • A laptop and access to classrooms equipped with Smartboards and document cameras.
  • Competitive compensation package and annual performance based raises.
  • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program including a PERA 401k contribution option.
  • Funding of 100% of individual medical benefits and a wide range of insurance plans.
This position begins July 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
STRIVE Prep is an equal opportunity employer.
Visit our Careers Page at to learn more about what to expect in the hiring process and who we need.
Please contact Kristin at with any questions.

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Art/Digital Art Teacher

Be Noble. Teach Digital Arts & Photography at Muchin College Prep.
Muchin College Prep opened in August of 2009 on the 7th floor of a high-rise building in the middle of the Chicago Loop.  Located at 1 N. State St., Muchin is in the center of the city.  In addition to a rigorous academic curriculum, we focus on character education. Our main goal is to prepare all Scholars to graduate from the college of their choice and go on to lead productive lives.
We are looking for mission-aligned and data-driven teachers who will open the world of digital art and photography to our students. This particular opening is at Muchin College Prep.
What You Can Expect from Noble
Strong School Culture: We have structures in place that enable you to teach 99% of your class period. You have autonomy to teach what you want to teach. We trust you to do what is best for students. If you ask for support, you will receive it. The work is exceptionally challenging, but it is also the most rewarding.

Meaningful Relationships: Our people genuinely care for and enjoy working with each other.
We focus on building strong, meaningful relationships with every student and family. Everyone works with the shared mission of getting students ready for college.

High Expectations: Expectations are consistent for every adult and student in the building. From ensuring we have working copiers to responding to all emails you send, we are obsessed with following through on the basics that every teacher deserves.
A results-oriented history of personal achievement
A belief that all students can succeed in high school, college, and life
A data-driven mindset
The discipline to self-reflect and the hunger to continuously improve
Bachelor’s degree
Eligibility to work in the United States
Be Noble.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
The Noble Network of Charter Schools Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Senior Art Director

Our client, an advertising agency in Philadelphia is seeking a Senior Art Director. And those three words mean different things to different companies, so let us tell you exactly what they mean at our client. They want someone with a can-do, get-it-done, problem solving attitude. Someone who loves coming up with wild ideas, who loves mentoring young creatives, who can turn a complex client request into an award-winning work of art. Yes, they’re looking for a diamond in the rough. But they know you’re out there. And they know you’re gonna love working with them.


  • A bachelor’s degree in art, fine arts, graphic design, or similar field.
  • 5+ years design experience in an agency setting.
  • 1-2 years of experience supervising young creatives.
  • Exceptional technical skills on Mac, in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and Indesign), and building digital ads in HTML5. PC knowledge a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively in conceiving, developing, and producing marketable design solutions.​

Job Responsibilities:
  • Execute beautiful, strategically-grounded designs for ad campaigns, point-of-purchase materials, sales materials, social campaigns, and more.
  • Build brands from the ground up.
  • Collaborate with copywriters and junior art directors to concept creative solutions.
  • Execute beautiful, strategically-grounded designs.
  • Strengthen and support creative team.

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Art Director (With Ad Agency Experience)

Job Title – Art Director
Location – Culver City, CA
Freelance, 4 months
Rate- DOE
Integr8staff seeks an Art Director to help concept and deliver integrated content for major consumer brands. The Art Director is a visionary creative force that leads design teams in shaping customer experiences across all platforms including broadcast; television and radio, print, web, social and more. In addition to having a flexible mindset and proven ability to create award-winning work, the Art Director is a conceptual thinker, problem solver, and effective delegator who doesn’t mind rolling up their sleeves to design with the best of them. You will work with Designers, Copywriters, Associate Creative Directors, and Strategists to craft unique online customer experiences that align with client business goals.


Serve as creative leader on one or more accounts and projects
Define look and feel of digital executions and provide feedback to team members
Present work confidently to team members or clients
Be a designer when called upon
Team player willing to do whatever it takes to make the work better
Skills and experience:
Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years in an Art Director role or related experience.
Demonstrated track record in a client-service environment
Highly conceptual with a cutting edge 'next level' portfolio
A clean design aesthetic with an understanding of how it applies to all mediums.
Proven ability to communicate creative solutions with confidence, ease and clarity
Thorough knowledge of Adobe CS software
Professional understanding of typography in both print and digital media.
Strong understanding of information design and topology of information for web
Resume and hourly rate/salary history are required for consideration. Only Local candidates will be considered- Position does not offer relocation or visa sponsorship.

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Art Producer

Job Type Contract
 Salary DOE w/ Full Benefits
 Timeline 12 Months with potential to extend
 Tags Art Producer

A leading Eastside software company is looking for an Art Producer to join their team who is a seasoned professional and has worked with teams of artists and developers, preferably in the games or film industry.
Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with artists, and designers to understand and optimize workflows and tools
  • Ship regular software releases to customers internal and external to the studio
  • Collaborate with artists and developers to measure and actively monitor development efforts
  • Working with project leads through the various stages of development to ensure milestones are delivered on time and to the highest possible quality
  • Create and maintain the project schedule; ensure teams are on track with their deliverables
  • Facilitate collaborative and effective communication between team members
  • Keep the team aware of milestones deliverables and goals through all phases of development
  • Identify risks in advance and drive the team towards successful resolution before the risks turn into fires
Qualifications and Skills
  • 5+ years of gaming industry experience or film/TV in a leadership role
  • Led at least two AAA or next-gen titles or film/TV in a producer role from start to finish
  • Shipped a service oriented or episodic release and an understanding of software or creative team as a service
  • The ability to collaborate with the other creative leads to achieve production plans that work for all disciplines
  • Experience creating processes and driving results with internal & remote teams
  • Proven ability to plan, create and maintain a highly effective production schedule for multiple disciplines in all phases of development, from concept to completion
  • Capable of balancing a project’s production requirements within budget and staff limitations while ensuring high production values are never compromised
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and be a master at conflict resolution
To apply: If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to and include “Art Producer” in the subject line. 

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