LCAT ART THERAPIST-PART TIME
The Licensed Clinical Art Therapist at Children of Promise, NYC(CPNYC) is primary responsibility for instructing elementary and middle school students in therapeutic arts. He/she 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's 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.
- Ensure all children billed for group services maintain updated documents required for OMH approval in all their appropriate files.
- Participate in weekly MH and After-School program staff meetings, group supervision with interns, and meet with VP of Programs for necessary implementation of any After-School activities or trainings that the VP of Programs may require assistance with.
- Submit weekly group curriculums highlighting individual and group goals and objective to the VP of Programs and the VP of Mental Health for review and feedback
- Maintain a caseload of 30-35 billable group clients.
- Keep all records of individual caseload up to date including progress notes, treatment plans, comprehensive assessments, psychiatric assessments.
Experience with Article 31 mental health documentation
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
Master’s Degree in art therapy or related field equivalent to Mental Health Counseling, and Social Work experience is required.
LCAT or Limited Permit required
Advanced knowledge of group practice and clinical knowledge of group development and implementation for ages 5-12 years old.
20 hours per week.
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.