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Art Therapist

Company: MarbleJam Kids Inc
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Art Therapist
MarbleJam Kids Center Arts & Enrichment - a 501c3 non profit organization and state authorized service provider - is seeking an art therapist with experience with special needs populations including autism spectrum disorders. Group and private therapy opportunities for a variety of populations.
Great collaborative and progressive work environment.

Must be board certified creative arts therapist or pending certification and available some after school hours/evenings and Saturdays beginning Fall 2022. May provide remote services when requested. Must be COVID-19 vaccinated due to the health sensitivities of our students. Must be background checked and cleared by state and federal CHR.

Facility located near public transportation/train & bus. Please submit cv with cover letter with references as an attached file. No phone calls please...

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of professional staff and will be amended as needed to meet the program priorities of MarbleJam Kids and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract.

Qualifications: Appropriate Bachelors or Master's degree in art therapy or creative art therapies.
Excellent crisis intervention skills / Bilingual Spanish a plus

General Responsibilities:
Professional staff carries the responsibility for providing services to clients with special needs and mental health conditions and their family members where appropriately needed.
The professional staff may also be responsible for client file review, billing preparation, and service coordination specific to the client's needs.

This includes, but is not limited to the following:
Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
Provide individual and group services for clients, and support services for their non-offending parent/guardian as scheduled
Work collaboratively with agency staff and community agencies to facilitate the delivery of services.
Participate with program development by working on special projects to benefit clients, the program, and the agency, assessing the need for additional client resources and services, and submitting ideas for program improvements to the clinical supervisor.
Provide coverage for coworkers as needed.

Specific Duties:
Responsible for ensuring the following direct services are provided to non-residential clients: intake appointments, individual and group creative arts therapy, client advocacy, support services, resources and referrals, and crisis intervention.

Maintain case records for individual and group clients according to agency documentation policy/procedure, administer evaluations and assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
Review Client referral opportunities, review intake, and maintain contact with clients on the waiting list and update accordingly through collaboration with admin.
Maintain and submit daily log (if required), as well as, input stats to the data spreadsheet; timely and accurately.
Attend and actively participate in agency-wide staff meetings, in-services, supervision, and case management meetings.
Participate in agency events.
Alert supervisor to any safety concerns.
Work Remotely when required.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship
Pay: $25.00 - $50.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
MarbleJam adheres to all OSHA and state protocols to ensure a safe environment. All staff must be covid cleared and/or vaccinated.

Keywords: MarbleJam Kids Inc, Hackensack , Art Therapist, Healthcare , Hackensack, New Jersey

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