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  • 01 Feb 2016 10:09 AM
    Reply # 3793799 on 204031
    Gloria J. Farrow (Administrator)
    PT Dance Movement Therapy Fieldwork Coordinator
    Sarah Lawrence College is a prestigious, coeducational liberal arts college that consistently ranks among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country. Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, its rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and its vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, the historic campus, located in southern Westchester, is home to an intellectually curious and diverse community.

    Sarah Lawrence College seeks a Fieldwork Coordinator position for the Dance/Movement Therapy Program to works closely with the Program Director and is responsible for student fieldwork and internships, overseeing site development and maintenance, and building relationships between the Program and the community, including program growth and development (Per the ADTA requirements).

    The Fieldwork Coordinator is responsible for: • Maintaining regular communication with site supervisors, monitoring compliance of documentation • Providing support, advisement, and collaborating with clinical faculty in supervision practicums for fieldwork and internship students • Serving as a key liaison to credentialing bodies regarding requirements for fieldwork and internships in the field of DMT • Key Administrative Functions and Expected Performances: • Create and manage clinical placements: maintain forms, contracts, requirements, schedule, student/placement evaluations, development of placement education materials • Develop and maintain database of placements • Formulate placement assignments with Program Director • Act as contact person for supervisors regarding issues/problems with students • Develop and maintain outstanding working relationships with placements via regular communication with site supervisors and site visits, supervisors’ professional development (i.e. workshops, educational opportunities), meetings, social interactions • Recruit and develop new placements • Manage financial aspects of placements Supervisor/site related activities: • Serve as the ADTA standards expert within the Dance/Movement Therapy Graduate Program in consultation with the Curriculum Coordinator and Program Director • Manage placements in consultation with the Curriculum Coordinator and Program Director to ensure that there are sufficient ADTA compliant placements to meet fieldwork/internship requirements for graduation • Update changes in site personnel annually • Visit sites on a rotating basis • Recruit/maintain placements • Develop and maintain database of current sites • Research and develop new placement options • Develop with the Program Director an annual Supervisors’ Workshop • Train supervisors and answer their questions (liaison with supervisors), minimizing discrepancy between what is taught and what students experience in the real world Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required: • Knowledge of dance/movement therapy and counseling • Knowledge of and experience working with graduate students • Comprehensive knowledge of ADTA certification requirements • Good organizational skills • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills • Knowledge of data collection, database creation and management • Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills • Ability to function as a team member • A high level of professional maturity, self-motivation, initiative, and productivity • Must be independent, entrepreneurial and possess the ability to work collaboratively across a diverse organization Minimum requirements: Must hold a Master’s level degree in graduate clinical training. BC-DMT, LCAT, or LCSW preferred. Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Board Certified Dance/ Movement Therapist, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.

    To apply, visit:

    Sarah Lawrence College is an EEO employer committed to achieving a racially and culturally diverse community

  • 01 Feb 2016 9:56 AM
    Reply # 3793779 on 204031
    Gloria J. Farrow (Administrator)

    Naropa University

    Position Title: Core Candidate Assistant Professor

    Job Code: FAC01

    School: Graduate School of Counseling and Psychology

    Program: MA Somatic Counseling

    Reports to: Dean, Graduate School of Counseling and Psychology

    FLSA Classification: Exempt

    Hours per Week: 40

    Salary: $46,000



    Job Summary: The MA Somatic Counseling (MASC) degree program seeks to fill a full-time core faculty position beginning July 1, 2016. This faculty position teaching a variety of clinical and theoretical courses specific to dance/movement therapy and body psychology as well as general counseling; networking regionally and nationally with other educators and clinicians within the fields of dance therapy and body psychology; and actively engaging as a member of the leadership team guiding the MASC degree program.


    Qualified applicants must be able to demonstrate consistent success in negotiating the pedagogical, clinical, research, administrative, and collaborative responsibilities of a faculty appointment within the degree program, within the Graduate School of Counseling and Psychology, and within the structure of the university at large.


    Job Duties: 

    ·         Teach 20 credits across the course of the academic year (typically 10 each semester), primarily in the MASC degree program, but potentially in other degree programs of the Graduate School of Counseling and Psychology (GSCP) as well.

    ·         Attend and actively participate in all programmatic and school-wide meetings, as well as co-curricular events sponsored by the MASC degree program.

    ·         In concert with the MASC leadership team, develop and conduct plans for assessment, community building, and ongoing curriculum development.

    ·         Participate in the administrative operations, including Admissions Interviews and events, of the MASC degree program.

    ·         Engage in professional development that includes pedagogical approach, contemplative view, and diversity/inclusivity.

    ·         Hold regular office hours and meet with students as needed outside of class time.

    ·         Serve on and actively participate in appointed university committees.

    ·         Understand and adhere to the policies, procedures, and protocols outlined in the Faculty and Employee Handbooks.

    ·         Contribute to the advancement of the counseling, DMT, and BP fields through professional involvement such as conference presentations, original research, publications, etc.

    ·         Complete additional duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications: 

    ·         Candidates must be board certified as a dance/movement therapist (BC-DMT) through the ADTA.

    ·         A doctoral degree in counseling, psychology, or a related field.

    ·         Candidates must have advanced training in observation and assessment of movement beyond what is required for master’s approved programs.

    ·         Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Colorado at the professional counselor or equivalent level.

    ·         Demonstrated skill in recognizing and addressing issues related to privilege, oppression, diversity, and inclusivity.

    ·         Candidates must be familiar with historic and contemporary principles and practices of dance/movement therapy and body psychology.

    ·         Candidate must have teaching experience at the graduate level that is informed and enriched by clinical practice.

    ·         Demonstrated ability to work with others in an administrative and leadership capacity is important.

    ·         A basic understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity.

    ·         Willingness to co-create an inclusive community and actively participate in related professional development, including openness to feedback and ongoing self-examination.

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    ·         Significant evidence of scholarly work such as professional presentations, publications, and/or a demonstrated interest in research.

    ·         Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to principles of contemplative education.

    ·         Familiarity with the vision and view of Naropa University.

    ·         Experience with transpersonal, contemplative, and/or somatic counseling and psychotherapy practices.

    ·         A basic understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity in higher education communities.


    Applications: Application review continues until position is filled. Qualified candidates should apply online and include a letter of interest and resume. Applications should be submitted online at the following address.

    Naropa University is actively engaged in creating an inclusive, diverse community and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with our diversity initiatives, we encourage applications from persons of historically under-represented groups and those who support diversity.

  • 14 Jan 2016 2:00 PM
    Reply # 3758864 on 204031

    Senior Allied Clinical Therapist - Part Time, Days - Princeton House Behavioral Health, Inpatient Unit


    Princeton Healthcare System


    Princeton, NJ

    Date Posted:

    January 4, 2016


    Princeton Healthcare System

    Princeton HealthCare System is a leading provider of healthcare services. As a respected nonprofit, community teaching system, we offer compassionate care supported by advanced technologies and an outstanding medical staff. Over 97% of our physicians have achieved board certification, the hallmark of professional excellence. Through our academic and clinical affiliations with institutions including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we are setting new standards in diagnostic and treatment protocols and achieving successful clinical outcomes for our patients. Princeton HealthCare System is Redefining Care through our commitment to delivering an exceptional level of clinical care and individualized caring for each and every patient.

    Princeton HealthCare System is currently searching for a Part Time, Days (including Sundays), Allied Clinical Therapist for Princeton House Behavioral Health, Inpatient Unit located in Princeton. 

    Position Summary: The Senior Allied Clinical Therapist will originate, plan, and administer high quality Allied Clinical Therapy to individuals and groups. Allied Clinical Therapy will include but is not limited to group counseling, creative arts therapy, psycho-educational and therapeutic activities. The Senior Allied Clinical Therapist will also assess patient functioning and needs. They will provide senior level clinical expertise, feedback and training to the department and treatment team. The Senior Allied Clinical Therapist will actively recruit and supervise student interns and volunteers.


    All PHCS employees are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless granted a medical or religious exemption.


    - Must have one of the following:

    - Art therapy – Master’s degree and ATR-BC certification

    - Dance/Movement therapy – Master’s degree and RDMT certification

    - Music therapy – Master’s degree and MT-BC certification

    - Recreational therapy – Master’s degree and CTRS

    - Counseling – Master’s degree and LCSW/LPC

    - Clinical experience in a psychiatric setting

    - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required; professionalism essential

    - Customer service orientation, a teamwork approach, flexibility, organizational and problems-solving skills


    - Two (2) to three (3) years experience in a psychiatric setting

    Join Princeton HealthCare System family and be a part of Redefining Care in our community!

    Princeton HealthCare System is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V


    Contact Eri Millrod with resume at 

  • 18 Dec 2015 11:46 AM
    Reply # 3706518 on 204031

    Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, MD has announced an opening for a Dance/Movement Therapy position at 32 hours per week on their Behavioral Health Unit. Please find a listing for an expressive arts therapist on their website to apply.

  • 16 Dec 2015 8:35 AM
    Reply # 3701197 on 204031

    California Institute of Integral Studies is looking to hire one full time or two part-time faculty members for their graduate program in somatic psychotherapy. They are interested in hiring someone with a dance/movement therapy background. If interested, please visit the link below for a description of the position and contact information:

  • 22 Nov 2015 5:10 PM
    Reply # 3654159 on 204031

    The Department of Creative Arts Therapies of Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions, seeks a full time non-tenure track faculty member. This position has primary responsibilities to the MA programs in the Department of Creative Arts Therapies (MA in Art Therapy and Counseling, MA in Music Therapy and Counseling, MA in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling), with a central focus on the counseling core curriculum for these programs, and involves both teaching and administrative duties. The Department of Creative Arts Therapies operates as an in-vivo, on-campus academic community, on the Drexel Center City Philadelphia campus. Non-tenure track faculty members in the college have primary responsibility in the area of teaching, with possible negotiated buyout for significant administrative roles, scholarship, and clinical work. Service to the department, college, university and profession, and basic academic advisement of students, is expected as part of faculty work.

    Required Qualifications:

    1.      An earned doctoral degree in a mental health discipline.

    2.      Must be prepared, through formal education and experience, to teach several courses in the core MA curriculum counseling content areas that are required for the PA LPC.

    3.      Evidence of least three years of successful teaching experience in a college or university setting, preferably with graduate students in counseling and the creative arts therapies. Teaching must be of the highest caliber.

    4.      Current license or license eligible in PA to engage in professional clinical practice and supervision.

    5.      Documented record of or readiness for making professional level contributions to the creative arts therapies at the national or regional level in scholarship, service, and/or leadership activities.

    6.      Experience working with masters’ students in mental health therapy training venues or programs.

    7.      Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

    8.      Leadership qualities and excellent oral and written communication skills..

    9.      Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on an academic team.

    10.   Proficient in Microsoft applications and the ability to learn new technology as needed to facilitate educational and advisory responsibilities.

    Preferred Qualifications

    1.      Doctoral degree in counseling or counseling education.

    2.      Creative Arts Therapy credential (i.e., ATR-BC, BC-DMT, MT-BC) with authorization to engage in independent clinical practice, to teach and to supervise in the applicant’s CAT discipline.

    • Only those who currently meet required qualifications should apply.
    • To apply, and for initial review, please send only a letter of interest and your Curriculum Vita to: Creative Arts Therapies Department Chair, Dr. Sherry Goodill at
    • Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Goodill. 
    • Application deadline: January 4, 2016.  
    • Position start date: July 1, 2016

    Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic.  Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

    Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

  • 17 Nov 2015 11:17 AM
    Reply # 3638688 on 204031
    Gloria J. Farrow (Administrator)

    Dance and Movement Therapist: Senior Living! Norwood Crossing


    Our Dance and Movement Therapist must lead dance/movement therapy groups and have the ability to observe the response of persons participating in the group to determine appropriate modifications.

    He/She must be able to provide individual sessions to residents based on psychosocial needs or interdisciplinary team referral.

    Schedule: Sunday-Thursday

    Sunday 12:00pm-8:00pm, Monday-Wednesday 9:00 am-5:00pm, and Thursday 8:30 am-4:30 pm

    Duties for Dance and  Movement Therapist include but are not limited to:

    • The Dance/ Movement Therapist must observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement so that facility activities and resident progress are evaluated by noting, reporting and charting resident behavior during groups or sessions.

    •Ensure that all charted dance/movement therapy progress notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided and indicate the resident's response to the service.

    •Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information (HIPAA).

    •Maintain a neat and clean work environment.

    •Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-departmental personnel.

    •Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary.

    •Involve the resident/family in planning dance/movement therapy sessions, objectives and goals when possible.

    •Coordinate and plan groups as a part of an expressive arts team consisting of music therapist(s), dance and movement therapist(s), and art therapist(s).

    •Participate in the community planning related to the interest of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family.

    •The Dance/ Movement Therapist must participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of activity care plans and resident assessments.

    •Perform administrative requirements, such as completing forms, reports, etc., and submitting such to the Director of Life Enrichment as required.

    •Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as necessary.

    •Other duties as assigned


    Qualifications for Dance and Movement Therapist:

    •Master's degree in Dance/Movement Therapy or related field.

    •Experience working with older adults preferred, but not required.

    •Able to read, write, speak and understand English.

    •Ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions and to accept constructive criticism.

    •Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

    •Leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel

    •Patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm.

     Norwood Crossing offers:

    • • Medical, dental, life, and vision coverage available the first of the month following 60 days of full time employment.
    • • Tuition reimbursement ($2000.00) for full time employees after one year!
    • • Free employee parking!
    • • Close public transportation such as the UP NW Metra Line and the CTA bus route 68 and the blue line el.
    • • PTO after 31 days of employment!
    • • Free membership to Credit Union One!
    • • Free Annual Wellness Screenings
    • • Free Annual Flu Vaccines
    • • A 4% fully vested 401k match to the employee contribution after 1 year of full-time employment!
    • • Flexible Spending Accounts!
    • • ALL employees receive one FREE MEAL per shift!

     All applicants must apply online at in order to be considered.

    Natalie Tosti

    Human Resources Coordinator

    Norwood Life Society

    6016-20 N. Nina Ave

    Chicago, IL 60631

    Last modified: 17 Nov 2015 11:32 AM | Gloria J. Farrow (Administrator)
  • 03 Nov 2015 1:59 PM
    Reply # 3614341 on 204031

    Interested in working with veterans? 

    Opening for dance/movement therapist at Cheyenne, WY VA medical center.  Application closes Friday, November 6th.

  • 02 Nov 2015 9:50 AM
    Reply # 3611579 on 204031
    Gloria J. Farrow (Administrator)

    Director of Rehab - (Sanger, Fresno)

    Sanger Place, Mental Health Rehab Center (Recovery Focused Mental Health)

    To learn more and to apply, please visit, job code: 20133024

    Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 90 programs and over 2,700 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

    As part of the Telecare family, Sanger Place is a 15-bed MHRC program for those diagnosed with a mental illness and developmental disability. The Program provides services to clients of Central Valley Regional Center, Kern Regional Center and Tri-Counties Regional Center.


    The Director of Rehabilitation Services plans, develops, coordinates and supervises the therapeutic activity program with the goal of meeting treatment rehabilitation needs of each client at the facility. This individual is also responsible for supervising the Recreation Therapists working in the program.


    ·         Two (2) years of experience working in the rehabilitation field with mentally ill clients and one (1) year of supervisory experience is required.

    ·         A B.S./B.A. is required.

    ·         Certified (or eligibility to become) a music therapist, occupational therapist, dance therapist, recreation therapist, or art therapist.

    ·         Specialized skills include a willingness to accept responsibility and to make decisions concerning interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures.

    ·         Supervisory experience highly desirable.

    ·         Ability to build relationships with clients and customers.

    ·         Education verification are required.

    ·         Applicant must be fingerprinted and receive clearance from the Department of Justice.

    To learn more and to apply, please visit, job code: 20133024

    Telecare Corporation is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability status, creed, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or other basis protected by applicable antidiscrimination laws.

    EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

  • 29 Oct 2015 1:23 PM
    Reply # 3606268 on 204031

    Contract DMT postion

    2-6 hours per week (flexible) running DMT group(s) at a residential women's drug treatment program in San Francisco 


    The Epiphany Center provides client-centered care to a diverse population of children, women, and families who are the most vulnerable in our society. Our purpose is to strengthen family life and to enhance the physical, social-emotional, intellectual and spiritual growth of each person in our care.

    Contact the adult services director, Suzi Desmond at

    There is also a Wellness Coordinator position that may work for a multi-diciplinary DMT

    The Wellness Coordinator must have experience in women's drug treatment residential programs, and must work well within a multi-disciplinary team. Must possess personal qualities of maturity, responsibility, and good judgment; have good communication and organizational skills; must express a commitment to support and implement the agency Mission Statement, policies and procedures. 

    Last modified: 29 Oct 2015 2:40 PM | Kristen Crowe
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