Creative Arts Therapist Job at Able ARTS Work, Long Beach, CA

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  • Able ARTS Work
  • Long Beach, CA

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Salary: $27.00-$33.00

Position:  Creative Arts Therapist

Music Therapist, Art Therapist, Drama Therapist, Dance Therapist
Non-profit/ Full-time/non-exempt
Monday- Thursday 9:00-2:00

Pay Rate Range: $27-$33

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid personal time
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403(B) retirement plan
  • Able ARTS Work employment qualifies for federal student loan forgiveness
  • Supervision is available for art therapy interns, music therapy interns, PCCA/MFTA by qualified, seasoned therapists
  • Allotted professional development days to complete continuing education credits pertaining to the job description

About Able ARTS Work: 


At Able ARTS Work, we believe music and art are vital tools to liberate and transform lives. Our guiding philosophy “Love before Learning” ensures that each and every person is welcomed and cherished as an individual, and has opportunities every day for self-expression, personal growth, and joy.
For 40 years Able ARTS Work has been providing creative arts services and opportunities for marginalized communities in particular Individuals with developmental disabilities as well as children and adults who are interested in inclusive art exploration.

Job title : Creative Arts Therapist

Music Therapist, Art Therapist, Drama Therapist, Dance Therapist, etc.

Reports to: Creative Health & Wellness Clinic Coordinator / Program Manager

Status: Part-time/ non-exempt

Job Purpose:

To provide meaningful and engaging evidence-based therapeutic interventions to individuals with developmental disabilities. The position is responsible for creating and implementing treatment plans designed to develop gross/fine motor skills, sensory skills, perceptual motor skills and language in a safe therapeutic environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Conduct clinical assessment and create treatment plan per the individual or group

- Assess needs of individuals to create and implement goals and objectives that enhance interests and support growth

- Design pre-tests/post-tests when applicable

- Evaluate progress towards goals and objectives/response to interventions

- Plan and provide topic and age-appropriate interventions

- Conduct music/art/drama/dance therapy sessions accordingly to weekly schedule

- Conduct therapy sessions as requested by program managers (as needed)

- Encourage individuals to participate in engaging activities

- Explore a variety of styles within your scope of practice with

- Provide excellent documentation and records on sessions in a timely manner according to established criteria

- Contribute professional knowledge through in-services, trainings, etc.

- Attend Individual Program Plan (IPP) meetings

- Contribute to treatment/team meetings

- Contribute to Individualized Service Plan (ISP)

- Maintain certifications, continuing education credits, and attend trainings to keep up with current academic publications

- Maintain clinical competency in relation to your field (ex. Music, art, drama, dance, etc.)

- Demonstrate effective communication skills with care team (ex. Program staff)

- Adhere to organization policy and procedures

- Compliance in community care licensing/state/federal mandates

- Participates in monthly in-services, weekly staff meetings

- Maintaining up to date certifications (CPR, First Aid, etc.)

- Conduct virtual therapeutic sessions as needed

- Other duties as assigned by supervisor within scope of practice

Benefits:

- Able ARTS Work employment qualifies for federal student loan forgiveness

- Supervision is available for art therapy interns, music therapy interns, PCCA/MFTA by qualified, seasoned therapists

- Allotted professional development days to complete continuing education credits pertaining to the job description

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field/creative arts therapy degree- (music therapy, dance therapy, drama therapy, art therapy etc.

- Knowledge of individuals with developmental disabilities preferred

- Technical knowledge of computer, tablet, therapeutic database

- Eligibility for board certification

- Up-to-date certifications and licenses in relevant field

- High-level skills in relevant fields (musicianship, art, theatre, dance, etc.)

Travel:

Approximately 30%

- Travel to clinic sites in Los Angeles/Long Beach area as needed

- Travel amongst Able ARTS Work facilities in Hawthorne/Long Beach as needed

Physical Requirements:

Standing: 40%

Walking: 35%

Sitting: 25%

Lifting: 35+ lbs.

Carrying: 35+ lbs.

Pushing: 35+ lbs.

For more information on our organization, please visit us at

Job Type: part-time/non-exempt

Pay Rate Range: $27-$33

Able ARTS Work provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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