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Job Posting Submission

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute

Position: Recreation Therapist/Dance Movement Therapist
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Duties: Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute is seeking someone to provide recreation therapy and psychosocial education rehab interventions that are responsive to the social, physical, emotional & cognitive recreational needs of our population. Responsibilities include providing well-coordinated and diverse recreational therapy programs which will enable the individuals we serve to function independently in the community. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the principles, techniques and methods of recreation therapy and of basic statistics and the different kinds of usage of recreation therapy materials and equipment. Have the ability to stimulate and sustain the individual’s recreation therapy interest as well as the ability to evaluate and report their progress. Ability to safely operate a state owned motor vehicle to transport individuals for community reintegration outings.
Interview process to include implementation of intervention by a mock group facilitation, demonstration of group development by creating a protocol.

The work hours are 8:00am to 4:45pm with some rotating evenings, and holidays required.

Minimum Qualifications

Valid driver’s license required.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major studies in Recreation Therapy, Recreational Management, or related field or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in psychiatric hospital as a paid Recreation Therapist or Internship placement strongly preferred.

Certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) by the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) preferred.

Special Requirements
A full and complete on-line application is required for all positions; the application should include all work history beginning after the completion of high school or the equivalent (GED). It should include all work and volunteer experience regardless of type of work or location of work (state/country).
The application must be completed in its entirety please do not leave any section blank. Please do not say “see resume” in lieu of providing required information on the application. The application is what is being evaluated if it is not listed on the application it may not be include in the evaluation process.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory fingerprint-based background check and negative results in the pre-employment and other drug screenings that may occur during your employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants
NVMHI is a tobacco-free campus.
NVMHI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified person with disabilities.
If you require any form of reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process please contact Human Resources at 703-207-7204 for assistance.
NVMHI participates in E-Verify. E-verify is used to verify employment eligibility in accordance with federal law.
Requirements: Graduate from an accredited graduate program meeting all educational requirements for the Registered Dance/Movement Therapy (R-DMT) credential required. Registration as a Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT) required.
Additional info: Please apply on the NVMHI website directly

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute mail@rectherapytoday.com

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Job Posting Submission

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute

Position: Music Therapist
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Duties: Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute is seeking a Music Therapist to support the facility’s mission: actively promoting the recovery of individuals with serious mental illness. Knowledge of the principles, techniques and methods of music therapy and the recovery process are essential. The successful candidate will provide safe and effective music therapy programming in a supportive environment to encourage self-expression, enhance coping skills and foster the self-development of individuals. In addition to providing well-coordinated and diverse music therapy programs, responsibilities include completing Psychosocial Rehabilitation assessments, engaging in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings, completing music therapy consultative evaluations, and evaluating/documenting the progress of individuals. Additional duties will include, but are not limited to, participating in special events, departmental and hospital wide initiatives, and utilizing Recovery and TOVA techniques with the individuals we serve.

This position is primarily a Sunday through Thursday position 8:00 to 4:45.
Requirements: Work/Internship experience in music therapy under the supervision of a Board Certified Music Therapist.

Experience evaluating individuals for music therapy services, establishing treatment interventions and assessing the effective of those interventions.

Demonstrate proficiency playing guitar, playing piano/keyboard and singing.
Additional info: Please apply directly on website