Allied Art Therapist - Fee For Service - Transitions, Winslow NJ

***500 Sign on Bonus***  Center for Family Services is offering all new hires a $500 bonus!   The bonus will be paid in two installments.  The signing bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.

Center for Family Services is seeking experienced and dedicated Art Therapist. The Art Therapist provides art specific counseling to adolescents, completes notes detailing therapy sessions, interprets and relates work to treatment plans, and assists in the education of youth through the expression of art. This individual provides a variety of direct counseling services using individual, family, and group methods and utilizes a full range of treatment and intervention skills and techniques with an emphasis on crisis intervention and family therapy. 

About the Transitions Program:

Transitions - STAS is a community-based treatment stabilization and assessment program offering a caring and supportive healing home for New Jersey youth ages 13-17.

The program provides a comprehensive structured group home environment where youth stay for 45-75 days. Each child receives a comprehensive assessment designed to identify their strengths and capacity, as well as their future placement needs. By working closely with each youth, their family/caregivers, and the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, the program identifies the least restrictive, most appropriate level of care upon discharge. Family reunification is the primary goal whenever possible. Highly qualified counselors work closely with youth and families to provide diagnostic assessment, counseling, educational services, social skills training, and job readiness training.

Location: Winslow, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Art Therapist assesses clients and provides counseling services. This individual completes documentation and other reporting requirements on a timely basis, contributes on Agency committees, and meets regularly with a supervisor.  The Art Therapist formulates and implements treatment plans based on the preparation of diagnostic evaluations and evaluates client's progress and modifies counseling services accordingly. This individual maintains a high volume of work with efficiency, balances a wide range of cases, and coordinates plans with home-schools.  The Art Therapist leads a treatment team consisting of Senior and Residential Counseling, Education and consulting staff, interprets the program to community groups, and represents the Agency in selected activities related to its goals. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Art 
  • 3 years experience working with youth
  • Current driver's license with a driving record of at least three years
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration 

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center for Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.