Resume Sample for Director of Therapeutic Recreation/Creative Arts Therapy


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Director of Therapeutic Recreation/Creative Arts Therapy – Sheepshead Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Brooklyn, NY

Work Experience

Director of Therapeutic Recreation/Creative Arts Therapy

Sheepshead Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Brooklyn, NY

March 2015 to Present

• Designed the Creative Arts Therapy Sub-Division for short-term rehabilitation and long term residents. Including Art Therapy, Dance Therapy, and Music Therapy 
• Coordinate, implement, and utilize creative arts therapy techniques. 
• Provide clinical supervision to therapeutic recreation and creative arts therapy staff 
• Comply with HIPAA laws 
• Oversee/manage therapeutic recreation and creative arts therapy programs 
• Maintain current program list and schedule 
• Review and approve invoices 
• Provides individual and group creative arts therapy services. 
• Comply with DOH regulations 
• MDS documentation, progress notes, assessments, ect. 
• Continually working with interdisciplinary team members to provide quality care and therapeutic services. 
• Develop community relationships and outreach programs 
• Recruit therapeutic recreation and creative art therapy consultants 
• Supervise art therapy interns and professionals working towards licensure 
• Perform additional duties as assigned.

Assistant Therapeutic Recreation/Creative Arts Therapy Director

The Riverside Rehabilitation Premier and Healing Center

Manhattan, NY

October 2013 to Present

October 2013- Current 
• Designed the Creative Arts Therapy Sub-Division for short-term rehabilitation patients. Including Art Therapy, Dance Therapy, and Music Therapy 
• Coordinate, implement, and utilize creative arts therapy techniques. 
• Interim Director during absences and vacations. 
• Supervises creative arts therapy team and assists in overseeing the Therapeutic Recreation Department. 
• Provides individual and group creative arts therapy services. 
• MDS documentation, progress notes, assessments, ect. 
• Continually working with interdisciplinary team members to provide quality care and therapeutic services. 
• Performed other related duties as designed.

Therapeutic Recreation/ Creative Arts Therapist

Elmhurst Hospital Rehabilitation Unit

Elmhurst, NY

January 2013 to October 2013

• Facilitated weekly Creative Arts Therapy and Therapeutic recreational programs. 
• Majority of patient population consists of stroke and amputees. 
• Participated in interdisciplinary team meetings weekly. 
• Educated staff and Implemented the Music and Memories program. 
• Performed other related duties as designed.

Clinical Creative Arts Therapist

Domestic Violence Shelter

New York, NY

July 2012 to July 2013

• Therapeutic services included: PTSD, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, ect. 
• Complete therapeutic intakes, progress notes, establishing short and long term goals. 
• Facilitate daily art therapy groups and individual sessions with both adults and children 
• Co-Facilitate a Certified Domestic Violence Education Course. 
• Managed a caseload of 10-18 clients. 
• Attend monthly staff and childcare meetings. 
• Complete other duties as assigned.

Therapeutic Recreation Leader

Central Island Healthcare

Plainview, NY

June 2012 to January 2013

Creative Arts Therapy Intern

Helen Keller National Center

Sands Point, NY

January 2012 to May 2012

Graduate Assistant

Hofstra’s Creative Arts Therapy Department

Hempstead, NY

March 2011 to May 2012

• Assemble, update, and create new contracts between Hofstra and art therapy facilities while constantly communicating with those parties. 
• Help organize the creative arts therapy annual conference. 
• Create flyers and documents pertaining to art therapy events held by the department.

Creative Arts Therapist Intern

Clubhouse of Ronkonkoma

Ronkonkoma, NY

June 2011 to September 2011

Art Education Experience

Substitute Art Teacher and Substitute Elementary Teacher

North Hills School District

December 2009 to August 2010

Student Art Teacher

Erie School District

January 2009 to December 2009

Education

Masters in Creative Arts Therapy in Creative Arts Therapy

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

May 2012

Bachelor of Science in Art Education in Art Education

Edinboro University

Edinboro, PA

December 2009

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