Position Description

Art Therapist
Location Washington County, PA
Job Code ART
# of Openings 1
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The employee in this position will provide direct, individualized art therapy to maintain, improve, or prevent regression of the individual’s condition. This position will also assist in the acquisition, retention, or improvement of skills necessary for the individual to live and work in the community.

 

The initial session of Art Therapy must include an assessment of the individual's need for the service. If additional sessions are indicated, therapists providing these services must develop a treatment plan that reflects individualized, attainable goals.

 

This position requires flexibility, adaptability, organization, preparation, communication, initiative and the ability to handle a multi-faceted environment.  The focus is to provide each individual with training via their individual needs continuously and consistently.  It is essential to be able to work as a team member and maintain good working relationships with all those involved.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Implement positive approaches and training on a consistent basis.  Promote strengths and what individuals can do.
  • Maintain direct responsibility of a specific caseload for instruction and documentation.
  • Develop monthly schedule and adjust as needed.
  • Model desired behavior with individuals.
  • Provide active treatment and interaction with individuals throughout the day.
  • Perform thorough individualized assessments on each individual to develop a treatment plan that reflect attainable goals. 
  • Ensure all documentation (daily, monthly, etc.) is accurately completed within specified time frame.

 

Educational/Experience Requirements:

A Music Therapist Aide shall have the following groups of minimum qualifications:

  • Certified by the Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB)
  • One year of experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred.

Apply online or send resume to istockton@pathwaysswpa.org

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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