Provides individual and group treatment for patients in order to facilitate their recovery and return to the community. Documents initial assessments, weekly notes, and multi-disciplinary treatment plans of assigned patients in order to develop a psychotherapeutic plan of care as an integral part of the multidisciplinary treatment program


•    Provide individual and group treatment using creative arts therapy techniques in music, art, and dance.
•    Perform and document weekly assessments throughout patient's stay.
•    Participate and present in clinical conferences and all medical center performance improvement activities and practices.
•    Recognize, address and utilize therapeutic creative arts interventions to facilitate mastery and coping.
•    Demonstrate range of creative arts techniques for support of patient during procedures.


•    Masters in a Creative Art Therapy, New York State License or limited permit eligibility to practice Creative Arts Therapy required
•    Creative Arts Therapist is required to have a level of expertise in a specific creative art, such as art, music, and/or dance. 
•    Knowledge and ability to integrate historical and current client issues.


Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: WAKEFIELD Employment Status: Per Diem Address: 600 East 233rd Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: PER DIEM Req ID: 214450 Salary Range/Pay Rate:   $34.40 


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