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    Job Title: Creative Arts Therapist (Art)
    Department: Department Of The Army
    Agency: Army Medical Command
    Job Announcement Number: NCMD11147377D

    SALARY RANGE: $62,467.00 – $81,204.00 /year
    OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 to Monday, August 01, 2011
    SERIES & GRADE: GS-0638-11/11
    POSITION INFORMATION:- This is a Permanent position. — Full Time
    DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy – DC – Washington
    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: US Citizens and Status Candidates

    JOB SUMMARY:
    Challenge Yourself – Be an Army Civilian – Go Army!
    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    You will evaluate, assess, treat, and administer art therapy services to patients . Coordinate and consult with other treatment team members, community counselors, etc. in the treatment of complex adult patients. See patients individually and in groups using art as a tool in the diagnosis and treatment to provide mental rehabilitative and behaviora…

    About the Position: You will serve as a Creative Art Therapist providing a broad range of art therapy services designed to meet the individually assessed needs of a wide range of patients with both chemical dependence and non-substance use psychiatric diagnoses. Such art therapy services include, but are not limited to, individual and family diagnostic art evaluations, individual, group, and family art therapy.

    Effective 14 August 2011, this position will transition from the Department of Army (DA) to the Department of Defense (DOD). If hired before 14 August 2011, you will be hired as a DA civilian employee. If hired on/after 14 August 2011, you will be hired as DoD civilian employee. More information on JTF CAPMED and the DoD transition may be found at http://www.jtfcapmed.gov.

    Organization(s):
    Dewitt Army Community Hospital, Department of Behavioral Health, Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060

    # Who May Apply: Click here for more information. All U. S. citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.

    KEY REQUIREMENTS:

    * com.m[email protected]1

    DUTIES:

    You will evaluate, assess, treat, and administer art therapy services to patients . Coordinate and consult with other treatment team members, community counselors, etc. in the treatment of complex adult patients. See patients individually and in groups using art as a tool in the diagnosis and treatment to provide mental rehabilitative and behavioral care through the principles and practices of the creative arts. Develop and implement treatment plans with a full range of treatments with complex therapeutic objectives for adapting, modifying, or individualizing treatment procedures. Develop and implement treatment plans with a full range of treatments with complex therapeutic objectives for adapting, modifying, or individualizing treatment procedures. Conduct family art evaluations applying art therapy techniques as a diagnostic tool with the families of patients as needed.

    For more information, see http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=100983559&JobTitle=Creative+Arts+Therapist+%28Art%29&x=100&y=2&brd=3876&vw=b&FedEmp=N&FedPub=Y&tm=0&pg=5&re=3&AVSDM=2011-07-19+00%3a03%3a00.

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