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Posted: August 1, 2018

Compass Health Center is seeking a Mental Health Art Therapist/Group Therapist for our Partial Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Programs at our Chicago, IL office.

We are seeking an experienced clinician with a passion for delivering evidence-based therapy to children and adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders. As Art Therapist, you will be responsible for facilitating general skills groups, process groups, art therapy groups, and coordinating art therapy practices and principles.

If you are passionate about working with patients and their families to communicate, develop and carry out appropriate treatment plans and compassionate care, you would be an ideal addition to our team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • CBT/DBT Skills curriculum development and group facilitation
  • Consideration of therapy treatment goals and consultation with treatment team
  • Art Therapy Curriculum Development and group facilitation
  • Helping establish art therapy principles including patient challenges, modifications/theoretical consideration
  • Materials-safety/ budgeting/ organizing/ upkeep of art supplies
  • Documentation-digital reproductions and ethical considerations/storage and disposal of artwork/consent
  • Consulting with treatment team about principals and ethics regarding responding to patient art, what to do with concerns over content, storage, documentation and processing

You would be the ideal candidate, if you:

  • Hold a Master’s degree or PhD degree in Art Therapy
  • Have a minimum of two years post Master’s group experience
  • Clinical license preferred (LCPC)
  • Have two years of ATR (registered art therapist) or ATR-BC
  • Have experience with program target population in group and individual art therapy settings
  • Possess a core skill set of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

The benefits of working at Compass Health Center:

Compass Health Center offers our full time employees a competitive total compensation package, including:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision and Accident Insurance
  • 401K with generous company match
  • Increased PTO with years of employment
  • Performance based raise structure, with the opportunity for an annual raise, up to 6%, based on annual review