Art Therapist About Us Newport Healthcare is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Healthcare offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat adolescents and young adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Healthcare nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more. Empowering Lives. Restoring Families .® Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Clinical Director, the Art Therapist will develop and deliver a therapeutic program utilizing art and expression that encourages meaningful and positive experiences for residents and achieves the greatest benefit and resolution of symptoms through established therapeutic procedures. Essential Art Therapist Responsibilities : Develop and deliver a comprehensive 12-week therapeutic curriculum utilizing visual and expressive arts including but not limited to drawing, painting, sculpting, and writing . Assess milieu needs and adjust therapeutic interventions as needed based on the needs of the resident and the core target group . Confer with other professionals on client's treatment team to develop, coordinate, or integrate interventions that will have the greatest benefit toward achieving clinical objectives for treatment. Work with the Program Director and/or Clinical Director on program development, scheduling and coordinating services for group therapy, activities and events. Coordinate art showcases to display artwork produced by clients. Coordinate field trips for residents on Phase III to museums or other public displays of art. Observe client reactions, progress, or other outcomes related to art therapy and c ommunicate with resident's treatment team to ensure continuity of care. Be responsible for the timely completion of clinical documentation (assessments, progress and group notes). Attend weekly clinical supervision Attend trainings as needed. Qualifications Master's Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field required from an accredited or state approved graduate school. Doctorate degree preferred Licensed Marriage Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work is preferred in the state in which you are applying. Board certification in art therapy strongly preferred. Minimum 1 years' experience working with individuals and group with young adults Training or experience in trauma-informed treatment preferred. Newport Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email email protected for assistance. For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters
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