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
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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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. https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=naropaedu&jobId=24390&lang=en_US&source=CC3
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.
Senior Allied Clinical Therapist - Part Time, Days - Princeton House Behavioral Health, Inpatient Unit
Princeton Healthcare System
January 4, 2016
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 email@example.com
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
All applicants must apply online at http://www.norwoodcrossing.org/careers.php in order to be considered.
Human Resources Coordinator
Norwood Life Society
6016-20 N. Nina Ave
Chicago, IL 60631
Interested in working with veterans?
Opening for dance/movement therapist at Cheyenne, WY VA medical center. Application closes Friday, November 6th.
Director of Rehab - (Sanger, Fresno)
Sanger Place, Mental Health Rehab Center (Recovery Focused Mental Health)
To learn more and to apply, please visit www.telecarecorp.com/careers, 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 www.telecarecorp.com/careers, 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
Contract DMT postion
2-6 hours per week (flexible) running DMT group(s) at a residential women's drug treatment program in San Francisco theepiphanycenter.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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