Allied Art Therapist

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Location: West Berlin, NJ

Job Type/Status:   Part Time

Position Summary: 

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. 

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 

About the Evolutions Program:

Evolutions provides youth dealing with both substance abuse and mental illness with a safe place to live while they develop coping skills to become self-sufficient. The program offers a serene, home-like setting for up to five male youth between the ages of 13-17. During their 6 to 9 month stay, youth receive supportive services from our highly-qualified team so they can be successfully reunited with family or transition into an independent living situation.

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.

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