Art Therapist for teens in Oakley! Sign on bonus, free trainings, meals included.

  • Newport Healthcare
  • May 24, 2023
Full time Education Health Care

Job Description

Essential Art Therapist Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive 12-week therapeutic curriculum utilizing visual and expressive arts including but not limited to drawing, painting, sculpting, and writing .
  • Assess milieu needs and adjust therapeutic interventions as needed based on the needs of the resident and the core target group.
  • Confer with other professionals on client's treatment team to develop, coordinate, or integrate interventions that will have the greatest benefit toward achieving clinical objectives for treatment.
  • Work with the Program Director and/or Clinical Director on program development, scheduling and coordinating services for group therapy, activities and events.
  • Coordinate art showcases to display artwork produced by clients.
  • Coordinate field trips for residents on Phase III to museums or other public displays of art.
  • Observe client reactions, progress, or other outcomes related to art therapy and communicate with resident’s treatment team to ensure continuity of care.
  • Be responsible for the timely completion of clinical documentation (assessments, progress and group notes).
  • Attend weekly clinical supervision
  • Attend trainings as needed.


  • Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field required from an accredited or state approved graduate school. Doctorate degree preferred
  • Licensed Marriage Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work is preferred in the state in which you are applying.
  • Board certification in art therapy strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience working with individuals and group with young adults
  • Training or experience in trauma-informed treatment preferred.