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Art Therapist

Washington, District Of Columbia | Full-Time Temp-to-Hire

Job ID: 2437 Category: Counselor/Therapist

PsychPros, Inc. is recruiting  an Expressive Arts Therapist for a 4 month temporary assignment with one of the largest hospital in  Washington, DC.   This position requires excellent clinical skills in group work and an ability to adapt to various patient populations including adolescents, adults, and older adults.  Therapist is responsible for assessing patients’ leisure and recreational activities, providing age and developmentally appropriate therapy groups, clinical documentation, and establishing behavioral treatment goals in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the Hospital. Knowledge of group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, trauma informed care and the recovery model are assets.

Requirements:
  • Masters Degree in Art, Music, Dance/Movement or Masters preferred in Recreation Therapy field preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with a mental health population
  • Current registration, certification or licensure in accordance with state and/or national board standards of specific field of expressive arts (i.e., art, recreational, music, dance/movement therapy).

 

Schedule will be M-F, 8: 30am-5pm with parking provided.

Cheryl Rapier
Senior Recruiting Manager

I enjoy the linking process - making good matches. My job is to listen to the needs of my clients and find the candidate who most closely matches what they are looking for.

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