Allied Art Therapist

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Position Summary
Center for Family Services is seeking experienced and dedicated Art Therapist to provide counseling to adolescents, through individual, family, and group methods utilizing a full range of treatment and intervention techniques with an emphasis on crisis intervention and family therapy. . The art therapist is responsible to complete notes detailing therapy sessions, interpret and relate work to treatment plans, and assist in the education of youth through the expression of art. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • assess clients and provide counseling services.
  • completes documentation and other reporting requirements on a timely basis.
  • contributes on Agency committees.
  • meets regularly with a supervisor.
  • formulates and implements treatment plans based on the preparation of diagnostic evaluations.
  • evaluates client's progress and modifies counseling services accordingly.
  • maintains a high volume of work with efficiency.
  • balances a wide range of cases.
  • coordinates plans with home-schools.
  • leads a treatment team consisting of Senior and Residential Counseling, Education and consulting staff.
  • interprets the program to community groups.
  • 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 

About Employment at Center For Family Services
Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

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.

Disclaimer: 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.