Kennedy Krieger Institute

ART THERAPIST II (FAIRMOUNT-LOWER/MIDDLE SCHOOL)

US-MD-Baltimore
Department
Special Education - Lower/Middle School
ID
2935
1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
# of Hours
16

Overview

JOB ID  2935 - SPECIAL EDUCATION (FAIRMOUNT-LOWER/MIDDLE SCHOOL)

 

The Art Therapist-II provides mental health services on a non-verbal and verbal basis to students and their families facilitating the use of art as a medium of expression, develops appropriate treatment goals and acts as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Develops individualized goals and objectives for each referred student, based upon information concerning the student’s emotional, perceptual, cognitive, physical, and social level of functioning gleaned from the art therapy assessment procedure and from the student’s case history. 
  2. Maintains up-to-date documentation of contact, including nature of intervention, and prepares quarterly reports, and yearly reports for IEPs. 
  3. Incorporates the student’s art therapy goals and objectives in the individualized education/treatment plan (IEP) and implements treatment plan by providing individual and or group services for the student.
  4. Participates in ongoing staff meetings with interdisciplinary treatment team, collaborating with significant participants involved in case management.
  5. Performs administrative tasks such as maintaining materials, equipment, requisitioning supplies and organizing art therapy room.
  1. Participates in the mental department meetings and committees and demonstrates professional demeanor with colleagues.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Master’s Degree in Art Therapy is required.
  • Must possess and maintain licensure at the LCPAT level through the MD Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with ED/LD/DD children is required.  At least two years experience in art therapy with children is required.

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