Allied Art Therapist

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Location: Glassboro, NJ
Job Type: Part-time 

Position Summary

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. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • assesses clients and provides counseling services. 
  • completes documentation and other reporting requirements on a timely basis.
  • contributes on Agency committees, and 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 the YES Residential Treatment Program   YES Residential offers community based long-term residential treatment for male youth ages 13-17. High qualified therapists and counselors work closely with youth and families to provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, educational services, social skills training, and job readiness training. Counselors work closely with youth and families for between nine months and one year to provide advocacy, individual, group, and family therapy, health and wellness services, educational services, and social skills training. The program sets out to reunify the youth with their families whenever possible and/or prepare them for group or independent living.

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