Music Therapist
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Aug 26, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Starting 60,000
Location: US - New York - Mahattan
Job Reference: - n/a -
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Description
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Music Therapist to join its Mental Health Clinic.

•        Title of Position: Full-Time Music Therapist
•        Position Type: Full Time
•        Location: 37 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010
•        Department: Mental Health Clinic

Description of Responsibilities:
•Provides music therapy and psychotherapy sessions to clients in NAC’s Mental Health Clinic, including individual, family, group and collateral sessions;
•Coordinates and maintains appropriate sound equipment, musical instruments and audio files and demonstrates a broad ranging musical repertoire.
•Conducts mental health assessments and develops treatment plans & semi-annual treatment plan reviews;
•Completes all required documentation including, but not limited to, contact forms, progress notes, treatment plans/reviews, psychosocial assessments, anecdotal notations and other documentation as needed within prescribed timeframes;
•Works with the NAC multidisciplinary team, the client’s family, and other service providers in the community as appropriate, to meet treatment goals and assure continuity of care; and
•Performs all duties in accordance with local, state and federal regulations, with NAC’s Mental Health Clinic Treatment Program Policy & Procedures Manual, and according to regulations of Managed Care providers.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience:
•MT-BC, LCAT with prior experience working with underserved children and their families in an Article 31 or other community-based outpatient mental health clinic.
•Should have a minimum of 1 to 3 years of post-graduate experience treating children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of mental health disorders, specifically children who have experienced trauma.
•Valid NYS license required.

Skills
Preferred Education and Experience
•Bilingual (Spanish-English) preferred but not required for this position. CASAC training and substance use treatment a plus.


Notes
How to Apply:   

Please indicate Full-Time Music Therapist in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to: hr@nackidscan.org


For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org


Contact Details
Name: Mary Ann Code
Address: 37 West 26th
City: Mahattan
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10010
Country: United States
Email: hr@nackidscan.org