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Staff Psychotherapist, Wage: Art Therapy (Staff Wage)

Charlottesville

Staff Psychotherapist, Wage: Art Therapy (Staff Wage)

  • R0041595
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Health Services
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a part-time (wage) mental health professional for the position of Staff Psychotherapist - Art Therapist. This position will utilize a brand-new art therapy space at our state-of-the-art Student Health and Wellness Building. The ideal candidate will have experience providing Art Therapy to adolescents or adults. Competitive candidates will also have experience working with individuals from a diversity of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Job Responsibilities:
• Provides inclusive and integrative mental health services (screenings, intakes, referral assistance and individual and group psychotherapy) to UVA students presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns
• Develops and coordinates a CAPS Art Therapy Program and provides art therapy to students in group and individual formats
• Consults with faculty, staff, students, families, and other professionals regarding the mental health needs of students
• Develops and delivers outreach programming to various groups within the university community
• May provide some clinical supervision and training to psychology interns and other trainees

Minimum Qualifications
- Licensed as a mental health professional in the Commonwealth of Virginia (or license-eligible; must be licensed within 6 months of hire)
- Master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work or PhD/PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a closely related field
- At least 2 years of professional experience providing psychotherapy to adolescents or adults
- Expertise in art therapy and motivation and ability to build an art therapy program that includes group-based interventions
- Experience providing psychotherapy to adolescents and/or adults
- Knowledge and competency in culturally informed therapeutic approaches
- Experience with brief models of psychotherapy
- Crisis management skills, including experience with risk assessment, safety planning and facilitating transfers of care to inpatient facilities
- Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team (collaborating with medical and mental health professionals)

Preferred Experience
- Certification or degree as an art therapist
- Experience working on a college or university campus
- Experience leading psychotherapy groups
- Experience providing outreach and speaking to diverse audiences
- Experience supervising therapists-in-training

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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