LCAT ART THERAPIST-PART TIME

The Licensed Clinical Art Therapist is responsible for developing weekly Therapeutic Art curriculum, instructing elementary, middle and high school students in that curriculum, and maintaining a caseload of 30-35 billable group clients. The LCAT will need to be licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Clinical Art Therapist (LCAT).


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement curriculum for Therapeutic Art program within CPNYC After-school and Mental Health Clinic for all child and adolescent participants
  • Assist in supervision Masters in Mental Health Counseling Interns who will be providing additional support in facilitation of daily activities as well as the completion of clinical weekly documentation
  • Participate in weekly MH and Afterschool program staff meetings
  • Ensure all children billed for group services maintain updated documents required for OMH approval in all their appropriate files
  • Collaborate with the VP of Programs for necessary implementation of any afterschool activities or trainings
  • Submit weekly group curriculums highlighting individual and group goals and objectives to the Vice President of Programs and the Vice President of Mental Health for review and feedback
  • Maintain all OMH clinical documentation requirements on a weekly basis
  • Keep all records of individual caseload up to date including progress notes, treatment plans, comprehensive assessments, psychiatric assessments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Valid Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Must have a minimum of one-year Post-Master’s experience in an article 31 outpatient Mental Health Clinical Setting and experience with

Master’s Degree in art therapy or related field equivalent to Mental Health Counseling, and Social Work experience is required

Must be able to provide and demonstrate efficiency in therapeutic art curriculum and implementation

Demonstrate ability to work with minimum supervision 

LCAT or Limited Permit required

Advanced knowledge of group practice and clinical knowledge of group development and implementation for ages 5-12 years old

Ability to conduct 8-10 weekly art therapy groups for clients ages 5-12 years old.

Good interpersonal abilities

Demonstrate ability to work with minimum supervision

Stay current on art therapy research


REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Understanding of art methods and materials

Effective communication with the treatment team

Work with team; builds and fosters professional relationships

Accept feedback, make suggestions

Set priorities; ask questions; define procedures

Work independently; schedule time efficiently; think pro-actively

Willingness to accept change

Children of Promise, NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.