Provides mental, physical, and expressive therapeutic interventions for people who are mentally and/or physically ill, and/or developmentally or socially disabled. The therapist uses structured, constructive free time with individuals or groups of patients as preventive measures, to aid in recovery from illnesses, and to aid in the growth and development of the recipient. Therapists use a holistic approach incorporating a bio-psycho-social framework to intervene in the cognitive, behavioral, social, emotional and physical realms. The therapist uses a variety of treatment modalities to assist individuals in the rehabilitation and recovery process by enabling them to gain insight into their feelings and emotional responses.
Certifications: CPR-Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association. Completiong of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training after hire.
Education: Master's degree in Expressive/Art Therapy required
Experience: One year of Expressive/Art Therapy in a mental health setting preferred