Kennedy Krieger Institute

Art Therapist (Southern Maryland Campus)

Vacancy ID
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Other
Job Location : Street
44219 Airport Road
# of Hours
Job Locations
Pos. Type
Regular Part Time
Department : Name
Special Education - Southern MD Campus


The Art Therapist-I 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.


  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.
  6. Participates in the mental department meetings and committees and demonstrates professional demeanor with colleagues.


  • Must possess and maintain licensure at the LGPAT level through the MD Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists
  • *Individual must demonstrate competence across all age groups due to the diversity of the children and families served by KKI.
  • *Clinical care focus is on the neonate, pediatric, and/or adolescent populations, as well as some adults with disabilities.


  • Master’s Degree in Art Therapy is required.


  • Experience with ED/LD/DD children is required. 


Kennedy Krieger Institute offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement, free parking and child care subsidies! In addition, we offer rich professional development opportunities. Now offering a New Student Debt Relief Program!



We require full COVID vaccination or documentation of medical and/or religious exemption(s) approval for this job as we are a healthcare institution committed to putting health and safety first for our patients, students, employees, and the communities we serve.


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