Job Type






Art Therapist - PRN Status Littleton


UHS Littleton CO United States

2 months ago


Art therapist certification required to qualify for this position...

PRN Status - Scheduled on as needed basis

Job Summary

The Art Therapist will work with patients with a range of physical abilities, mental illness diagnosis, & substance abuse issues. The Art Therapist will assist patients in expressing his/her emotions through artwork (painting, sketch, illustration and/or drawing). The Art Therapist will help patients analyze their artwork and develop solutions to any issues or problems they may be experiencing to aid in their personal recovery. In addition, the Art Therapist will help patients learn coping skills so that they can effectively deal with stressful, challenging and/or traumatic experiences. Individualized documentation will be required for each patient seen immediately following the completion of each 1 hour session.

Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86 bed, acute care psychiatric hospital located in Littleton, CO. Highlands features individual units for adolescents, adults, and seniors, and offers inpatient acute care, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs.


Education / Experience

Education/Licensure: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Art Therapy, or a Master's degree in Art Therapy preferred. The individual will be required to hold a current Art Therapist credential.

Experience: One (1) year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Additional Requirements: CPR and CPI training as outlined in New Hire Policy must be completed before providing direct care services.

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Littleton CO USA

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