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 Title: Music Therapist, independent contractor, 15 hours minimum to start, start date in August/September 2019 Full time potential within 3 months of start date
Location: Southern, central, southwest, New Hampshire and Northern Mass
Description: Two well established music therapy practice are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic music therapist to hire as soon as possible. The music therapist will provide music therapy services in homes, schools, and communities for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Therapy will be provided within the guidelines and standards of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). As an independent contractor you get to make your own schedule and can take on as many or as little clients as you wish. 
Qualifications: Minimum undergraduate degree in Music Therapy attained from an approved program by the AMTA in conjunction with being Board Certified. As an independent contractor you will need to provide your own professional liability insurance, instruments and reliable transportation.
Pay: Base rate of $48.00 per hour for individual session and $60 per hour for group rates
Email resume to Ryan Judd at ryan@therhythmtree.com and Elizabeth Ferguson at GraniteStateMusicTherapy@gmail.com    

 

     

Elizabeth A. Ferguson, MT-BC, NMT

Founder|Neurologic Music Therapist|Music Teacher

www.GraniteStateMusicTherapy.com

GraniteStateMusicTherapy@gmail.com

Telephone: 603-479-1272

NH Chronicle

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Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) Wakefield, Massachusetts serving Eastern Massachusetts

Are you passionate about music therapy and feel confident about your skills?

Do you enjoy working with a diverse client population?

 

As our practice grows and we serve more and more clients, we are seeking novice and seasoned music therapists with diverse skills and experience.

 

If you are interested in being considered for candidacy, please submit a cover letter and resume, in pdf format, to jobs@romanmusictherapy.com.

This role will start part-time and has the potential to grow into a full-time position.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

·         Planning, organizing and leading goal-driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations

·         Documenting all music therapy sessions within the required time period including logs, reports, assessment and treatment plans and client communications in format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM

·         Assessing new clients and groups to develop treatment plan, within 3 sessions, using the assessment format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM

·         Demonstrate a professional attitude to all clients, prospects, and other professionals at all times

·         Maintain MT-BC Credential through CMTE’s and participation in professional conferences, including, but not limited to, music therapy conferences

·         Staff at least (2) two community events and (2) tabling events  in a calendar year

 

Complete Job Description provided upon request.

 

Why work with us?

·         Be part of a dynamic team of skilled Music Therapists

·         Participate in both individual and group supervision on a regular basis

·         Be part of successful, well-established programs for all populations

·         A diverse case load working with young children, children and adults with special needs and older adults

 

Required Education: 

BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training and Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC.)  Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation. 

 

Other Requirements:

Must have reliable transportation, valid license and proof of insurance.

Must be willing to travel to various sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts.

Must own or have access to a computer/laptop.

 

Hours, Pay Range and Benefits:

Part Time Fee for Service Employees will work an average of 1-19 hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.

 

Full Time Fee for Service Employees will work 20 or more hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.  Full Time Fee for Service Employees are Benefits Eligible including Medical Benefits, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance.

 

Job Setting:

On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Wakefield, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West , South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families.

 

Position Reports to:

Clinical Supervisor, Roman Music Therapy Services

 

 

Nichole Gregg

Operations Manager

 

Roman Music Therapy Services, LLC

333 North Avenue, Wakefield, MA 01880

781-224-3300 Phone

781-224-3306 Fax

 

www.RomanMusicTherapy.com

www.SproutingMelodies.com

 

Making Music – Transforming Lives

 

South Shore Conservatory

We are seeking a board certified music therapist to join our Creative Arts Therapies (CAT) team.  This is a part-time/fee for service position with immediate need to fill music therapy positions in Early Intervention, in-home service with medically fragile children and adolescents, and 1:1 music therapy.  It is anticipated that additional contract work will be available, including, small group, Memory Care and Alzheimer’s programming, school based group music therapy, and specialized ensemble work (chorus).  Hours are varied and will include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekends.  Ability to work Saturday is required.  Services are provided on the South Shore and Southeastern Massachusetts.  Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license is required.

 

Essential Duties include, but are not limited to:

Ø  Plan, organize, and lead goal directed music therapy sessions, for groups and individuals with diverse abilities, skills, and needs, in a variety of settings

Ø  Prepare and maintain music therapy session plans, observations, progress reports, and materials as required and/or requested

Ø  Communicate with all stake holders (team, family, individual) in both written and verbal form

Ø  Collaborate with team, department, and others to develop and deliver effective and relevant treatment

Ø  Represent CAT at vendor fairs, conferences, workshops, and special events

Ø  Maintain board certification (MT-BC) through continuing education

Ø  Participate in scheduled SSC and departmental meetings, professional development, and supervision

Ø  Promote and support SSC programs, activities, and mission 

 

Qualifications:

Ø  Board Certification in Music Therapy (CBMT certification)

Ø  Proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar, voice

Ø  Ability to improvise using both melodic and rhythm instruments

Ø  Excellent communication skills

Ø  Experience working with a variety of populations, including early childhood and geriatrics

Ø  Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

 

Salary:

Ø  Varies with contracts; based on experience.

 

Please send resume and cover letter to Eve Montague, MSM, MT-BC, Director, Creative Arts Therapies at e.montague@sscmusic.org

Posted, August 21, 2019 

 

About South Shore Conservatory

 

South Shore Conservatory, (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for almost 50 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest, not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 4500 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually.  Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members.  SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565) and 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731). At our newest campus, 135 Webster Street, Hanover, (781-452-7455), the Glick Family Center for Creative Arts Therapies is scheduled to come on line in the Fall of 2020. 

SSC was established with the belief that the arts are vital to and an innate part of everyone’s life, regardless of age, ability or circumstance. SSC’s mission statement: to provide access to exceptional arts education and performance for the South Shore community, fostering creativity, artistic growth, and well-being for individuals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, reflects the full scope of opportunities and aspirations for which it strives.  SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit www.sscmusic.org.

 

In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means.  Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

 

Making Music

Changing Lives

Music Therapist, independent contractor

Job Title: Music Therapist, independent contractor, 15 hours minimum to start, start date in August/September 2019
Location: Southern, central, southwest, New Hampshire and Northern Mass
Description: Two well established music therapy practice are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic music therapist to hire as soon as possible. The music therapist will provide music therapy services in homes, schools, and communities for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Therapy will be provided within the guidelines and standards of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).
Qualifications: Minimum undergraduate degree in Music Therapy attained from an approved program by the AMTA in conjunction with being Board Certified. As an independent contractor you will need to provide your own professional liability insurance, instruments and reliable transportation.
This job may be for you if:
• You are passionate about working with individuals with developmental
disabilities
• Your experience and training is mostly with individuals with special needs
• You are comfortable working in private homes and working hand in hand
with families
• You are confident about your skills and can convey your expertise and
passion to others in a professional way
• You are open to feedback from others and enjoy expanding and improving
your therapy skills
• You have reliable transportation and are comfortable traveling to clients in
the southern, central and Seacoast regions of NH and northern MA
• You enjoy working on your own, but appreciate having someone to
brainstorm ideas with
• You enjoy collaborating with other related professionals
• You are quick to communicate by email, text, and phone
This job is not for you if:
• You are not receptive to feedback
• You are not willing to travel to see clients
• You are not familiar with the Code of Ethics or do not agree with its
importance
• You are not flexible with scheduling

Pay: Base rate of $48.00 per hour for individual session and $60 per hour for group rates

Email resume to Ryan Judd at ryan@therhythmtree.com and Elizabeth Ferguson at GraniteStateMusicTherapy@gmail.com    

Adjunct Music Therapy Instructor Positions at Anna Maria College

Anna Maria College is hiring adjunct music therapy instructors to teach undergraduate music therapy courses for Fall 2019 including Clinical Guitar I, and III, Introduction to Music Therapy, Music Therapy with Adult Populations, and Music as a Health Resource (self-care with music for nursing students).  The music department has a strong team approach, a supportive teaching atmosphere, and classes are small (8-12 students). Qualified MT-BC candidates will have a Masters degree in Music Therapy and supervisory and/or teaching experience is desired but not required. To apply, submit 1) a resume, 2) two references (willing to be contacted), and 3) a cover letter including a short description of your pedagogical approach to one or more of the following courses: Clinical Guitar, Introduction to Music Therapy, Music Therapy with Adult Populations, Music as a Health Resource to lsummer@annamaria.edu.  The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Anna Maria College; 50 Sunset Lane; Paxton, MA  01612-1198; www.annamaria.edu

 

 

 

 

Lisa Summer, PhD, LMHC, MT-BC

Professor/Director of Music Therapy

Anna Maria College

50 Sunset Lane

Box 45

Paxton, MA  01612-1198

Granite State Opening

Job Title: Music Therapist, independent contractor, 4 hours to start, start date in August/September 2019

Location: Southern, central, southwest, New Hampshire and Northern Mass

Description: A well established music therapy practice is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic music therapist to hire as soon as possible. The music therapist will provide music therapy services in homes, schools, and communities for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Therapy will be provided within the guidelines and standards of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).

Qualifications: Minimum undergraduate degree in Music Therapy attained from an approved program by the AMTA in conjunction with being Board Certified. As an independent contractor you will need to provide your own professional liability insurance, instruments and reliable transportation.

This job may be for you if:

• You are passionate about working with individuals with developmental

disabilities

• Your experience and training is mostly with individuals with special needs

• You are comfortable working in private homes and working hand in hand

with families

• You are confident about your skills and can convey your expertise and

passion to others in a professional way

• You are open to feedback from others and enjoy expanding and improving

your therapy skills

• You have reliable transportation and are comfortable traveling to clients in

the southern, central and Seacoast regions of NH

• You enjoy working on your own, but appreciate having someone to

brainstorm ideas with

• You enjoy collaborating with other related professionals

• You are quick to communicate by email, text, and phone

This job is not for you if:

• You are not receptive to feedback

• You are not willing to travel to see clients

• You are not familiar with the Code of Ethics or do not agree with its

importance

• You are not flexible with scheduling

Pay: Base rate of $48.00 per hour

Email resume Elizabeth Ferguson at GraniteStateMusicTherapy@gmail.com  

Granite state music therapy

Job Title: Music Therapist, independent contractor, 4 hours to start, start date in February 2019
Location: Southern, central, southwest, New Hampshire and Northern Mass
Description: A well established music therapy practice is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic music therapist to hire as soon as possible. The music therapist will provide music therapy services in homes, schools, and communities for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Therapy will be provided within the guidelines and standards of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Read more

Music therapist / counselor

New England Academy in Beverly MA is looking to hire another music therapist.  They need to be board certified, and preferably hold or in the process of obtaining LMHC or LICSW.  Resume’s can be sent to Dr. Ryan Plosker: rplosker@newenglandacademy.net

MUSIC THERAPIST/COUNSELOR

Schedule: 11 month position

Qualifications: Masters Degree; relevant experience, State License preferred

Reports To: Dean of Clinical Services

Salary: Professional Salary Scale

Overall Responsibilities:

The Music Therapist is a multi-faceted role encompassing individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy and administrative duties. The Music Therapist will work with students who have social and emotional disabilities, low self-esteem, and general school difficulties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Individual therapy with students

 Development of individual therapy plans with students

 Music group therapy leader, development of music group therapy curriculum

 Family communication and treatment planning

 Writing and implementation of I.E.P.’s

 Participation in I.E.P. meetings

 Writing and updating student progress reports

 Assisting in student supervision during breaks

 Coordination and communication with the student’s outpatient treatment team members

 Music Therapy group/classes

 Other Duties as directed by supervisor

Erin Boardman MA, LMHC, MT-BC

Counselor/Music Therapist

New England Academy

96 Cherry Hill Dr.

Beverly, MA 01915

Phone: 978-921-1103 x147

Fax: 978-921-2203

www.newenglandacademy.net

Job opening

Music Therapy Consultant

Goddard House Assisted Living – Brookline MA

Position Available January 2019

Position Title:

Music Therapy Consultant

Description:

Read more

Roman Music Therapy Services

Employment Opportunities

 

Immediate Job Openings! Come Join Our Team as a Music Therapist

 

Are you passionate about music therapy and feel confident about your skills?

Do you enjoy working with a diverse client population?

 

As our practice grows and we serve more and more clients, we are seeking novice and seasoned music therapists with diverse skills and experience. 

 

If you are interested in being considered for candidacy, please submit a cover letter and resume, in pdf format, to jobs@romanmusictherapy.com.

 

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 Planning, organizing and leading goal-driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations
 Documenting all music therapy sessions within the required time period including logs, reports, assessment and treatment plans and client communications in format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM
 Assessing new clients and groups to develop treatment plan, within 3 sessions, using the assessment format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM
 Demonstrate a professional attitude to all clients, prospects, and other professionals at all times
 Maintain MT-BC Credential through CMTE’s and participation in professional conferences, including, but not limited to, music therapy conferences
 Staff at least (2) two community events and (2) tabling events in a calendar year

 

Complete Job Description provided upon request.

 

Why work with us?

 Be part of a dynamic team of skilled Music Therapists
 Participate in both individual and group supervision on a regular basis
 Be part of successful, well-established programs for all populations
 A diverse case load working with young children, children and adults with special needs and older adults

 

Required Education:  

BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training and Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC.)  Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation.  

 

Other Requirements: 

Must have reliable transportation, valid license and proof of insurance.

Must be willing to travel to various sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts.

Must own or have access to a computer/laptop.

 

 

 

 

 

Hours, Pay Range and Benefits: 

Part Time Fee for Service Employees will work an average of 1-19 hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.

 

Full Time Fee for Service Employees will work 20 or more hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.  Full Time Fee for Service Employees are Benefits Eligible including Medical Benefits, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance.

 

Job Setting: 

On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Wakefield, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West , South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families.

 

Position Reports to: 

Clinical Supervisor, Roman Music Therapy Services

 

Community music center of Boston opening

Title:     Music Therapist (Part-Time)

Summary of Position:

 

The music therapist will provide quality music therapy services in the Greater Boston area to individual clients of all ages and groups.  Populations served include individuals experiencing autism spectrum disorder, mental health challenges, Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders, emotional/intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, physical challenges, medical illness, social and learning challenges.

Status:                                   Part-time (8-15 hours, week days).

There is the potential to increase hours.

Start date:                             Immediately

Reports to:                           Director of Music Therapy

Works Closely With:          Director of Music Therapy, Music Therapists,

Registrar and Assistant Registrar

 

Responsibilities

·         Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups.  Sessions are provided in individual and group settings

·         Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress

·         Communicate with front office staff about intake schedules and room usage

·         Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles

·         Attend department staff meetings, participate in supervision, presenting in-services and attending community events as a representative of CMCB

·         Provide supervision for Berklee College of Music – Music Therapy students

 

 

 

Essential Qualifications

·         Clinical experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities is preferred

·         Experience with a variety of populations including autism, behavioral needs, intellectual disabilities and geriatric service.

·         Proficiency of clinical musicianship on guitar, piano, and vocal skills are important

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         Valid driver’s license  (dependable vehicle strongly suggested)

·         Must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document, and evaluate treatment

·         Works well and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment

·         Ability to create a culturally competent and inclusive environment

·         Flexible and comfortable in different clinical settings and work environments

·         Ability to adapt clinical work to different agency, group and individual client needs

·         Ability to recognize a problem or potential challenge.

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy

·         MT-BC required through CBMT

·         Must have received music therapy accreditation prior to September 1st, 2017

·         Complies with rules and regulations of the Certification Board for Music Therapists

·         Maintains MT-BC status by completing 100 hours of continuing music therapy education credits or taking the Board Certification Examination once every 5 years

Physical Demands

·         Requires physical stamina to transport, lift and distribute instruments

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Christopher Perry, Director of Music Therapy at http://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/61

Please no calls, walk-ins, or emails.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2018

ABOUT COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF BOSTON

Founded in 1910, Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs.

Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Music Therapist (Part-Time)

Title: Music Therapist (Part-Time) Summary of Position: The music therapist will provide quality music therapy services in the Greater Boston area to individual clients of all ages and groups. Populations served include individuals experiencing autism spectrum disorder, mental health challenges, Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders, emotional/intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, physical challenges, medical illness, social and learning challenges. Status: Part-time (8-15 hours, week days). There is the potential to increase hours. Start date: Immediately Reports to: Director of Music Therapy Works Closely With: Director of Music Therapy, Music Therapists, Registrar and Assistant Registrar Responsibilities ● Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups. Sessions are provided in individual and group settings ● Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress ● Communicate with front office staff about intake schedules and room usage ● Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles ● Attend department staff meetings, participate in supervision, presenting in-services and attending community events as a representative of CMCB ● Provide supervision for Berklee College of Music – Music Therapy students Essential Qualifications ● Clinical experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities is preferred ● Experience with a variety of populations including autism, behavioral needs, intellectual disabilities and geriatric service. ● Proficiency of clinical musicianship on guitar, piano, and vocal skills are important ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills ● Valid driver’s license (dependable vehicle strongly suggested) ● Must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document, and evaluate treatment ● Works well and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment ● Ability to create a culturally competent and inclusive environment ● Flexible and comfortable in different clinical settings and work environments ● Ability to adapt clinical work to different agency, group and individual client needs ● Ability to recognize a problem or potential challenge. ● Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy ● MT-BC required through CBMT ● Must have received music therapy accreditation prior to September 1st , 2017 ● Complies with rules and regulations of the Certification Board for Music Therapists ● Maintains MT-BC status by completing 100 hours of continuing music therapy education credits or taking the Board Certification Examination once every 5 years Physical Demands ● Requires physical stamina to transport, lift and distribute instruments Application Instructions To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Christopher Perry, Director of Music Therapy at http://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/61 Application Deadline:​ August 31, 2018 ABOUT COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF BOSTON Founded in 1910, Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs. Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Assistant Director for Expressive Therapies/Low Residency Academic Affairs Associate

About Lesley University:

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 7,000 students and 87,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.

Information on the Department: 

Highly evolved and uniquely conceptualized, our pace-setting programs in Expressive Therapies provide a meaningful connection between the arts, theory, and practice in clinical training. As one of the most recognized Expressive Therapies programs in the world, our students are expertly trained and qualified providers of mental health services.

The goal of the Expressive Therapies Program is to give students the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to practice in a range of professional settings, including health care facilities, schools, community agencies, and private practices. The Expressive Therapies 60-credit programs are designed to meet the academic and field training requirements for mental health counselor licensure in Massachusetts, and our specialization tracks prepare graduates for certification by national and professional associations.

When the Expressive Therapies program was founded in 1973, it was one of the first graduate programs in the country to train professionals in this emerging, creative, and vital field. More than 40 years later, the program continues to push the boundaries of expressive therapies knowledge and training. Our extraordinary faculty of artist-practitioner-scholars helps students to develop their identities as artists and clinical mental health providers.

Job Description:

The Expressive Therapies Division of Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts invites applicants for a full-time position as low residency academic affairs associate.  Reporting to the Supervisor of Academic Affairs and working closely with the Division Director, the Low Residency Academic Affairs Associate will provide specific support related to scheduling, administration, and adjunct faculty support with CBA requirements for both the low residency and on campus Master’s programs in the Expressive Therapies Division.  S/he will work on adjunct faculty development that supports teaching and instruction, along with course management to track the number of courses available for adjunct teaching on an annual basis.  S/he will provide specific oversight and support for the online faculty and course shells.  This position will also interact with the Registrar’s and other University offices.

Requirements:

• Master’s Degree in Expressive Therapies or any arts therapy specialization.

• Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.

• Demonstrated skill in holding multiple perspectives, dealing with a wide variety of people in varied roles and experience with conflict resolution.

• Familiarity with all modalities in the Expressive Therapies, including certification requirements.

• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

• Evidence of organizational and institutional managerial and supervisory skills and clear judgment.

• Excellent organizational skills to manage and prioritize extensive workload with shifting priorities.

• Tech savvy with a strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, File Maker Pro.

• Demonstrated customer service orientation and a strong and informed systemic perspective.

• Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Minimum of three years of teaching experience with on-line teaching experiencing.

Additional Information:

Salary Grade 26: $58,990 – $70,198

Background checks are required for all positions.

Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

A cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references must be included for full consideration.

Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates.

https://lesley.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=98227

Full Time Board-Certified Music Therapist

Organization: Sing Explore Create, LLC

Location: Rockland, MA and surrounding areas (must be willing to travel throughout South Shore and beyond)

Start Date: June 2018

Job Type: Full-Time, Monday-Friday

Pay: Salaried position

Sing Explore Create, LLC has an immediate opening for a full-time board-certified music therapist. The majority of client hours will take place in the South Shore and surrounding areas south of Boston, including some clinic hours in our studio. Phone and in-person interviews will be conducted as applications are received.

Sing Explore Create, LLC is a music therapy private practice and arts studio. We provide music therapy services in our studios, as well as on-site at a number of schools, day habs, assisted living, hospitals, and other facilities across the South Shore and beyond. In addition, we have a team of teachers who provide music and art lessons and recreational classes in-studio and at other locations. While this position is for a full-time music therapist, teaching private lessons (including adapted lessons) may be an option if the candidate is interested (not required). There is real opportunity for growth in this position, as we are consistently expanding our practice and the list of agencies and facilities we work with. Hired candidate will have the opportunity to continue to mold the position to meet his/her professional goals and work with his/her preferred client population. Although this is a traveling position, every effort is made to minimize travel time and keep therapists working in 1 geographic location each day (some contracts require the therapist to be at one location all day).  Our team of therapists and educators is very supportive of one another and frequently communicates to share ideas, resources, and professional support. This is an exciting time to join our team and we look forward to meeting you!

Benefits:

• Health Insurance

• Worker’s compensation

• Liability Insurance

• Professional Liability Insurance

• CBMT annual dues

• Assistance in obtaining CMTEs

• Paid time off + certain paid holidays

• Travel Stipend

• Individual and Group Supervision

• Company-owned laptop/instruments distributed upon beginning of employment

• Access to library of music therapy resources and instruments

• Working with a strong team of music therapists and creative arts educators in collaborative environment that emphasizes active participation in supervision and sharing resources with one another!

Requirements:

• Board-certified music therapist (bachelor’s or master’s level)

• Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license. Willingness to travel to clients.

• Strong music skills (especially guitar and voice)

• Ability to plan and provide quality music therapy treatment to a variety of clients

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently and with a team

• Pass a CORI background check

• Follow American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) standards of practice.

• Maintain board certification by CBMT and comply with continuing education requirements. Some assistance will be given by Sing Explore Create, LLC for this.

Job Description:

• Provide a minimum of 18 direct client contact service hours per week in the South Shore and South Coast regions of MA. (Primary population is children/adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, children and adults with anxiety/ADD/ADHD, residents in memory care.  Opportunities to provide perinatal music therapy services may also be available for those candidates that have the proper training/background-not a requirement).

• Provide 1:1 music therapy and group music therapy sessions to clients in accordance with their treatment plans.

• Provide recreational music groups when necessary.

• Complete and document intakes, assessments, and client sessions for music therapy clients.

• Maintain documentation for music therapy clients, utilizing Sing Explore Create, LLC’s documentation system, including weekly session notes, as well as written progress reports as frequently as deemed necessary in individual client’s treatment plans.

• Effectively communicate with parents/clients regarding treatment plans, sessions, scheduling, etc.

• Complete daily timesheets.

• Attend staff meetings and participate in monthly supervision meetings.

• Occasionally assist in developing new music therapy contracts and partnerships between Sing Explore Create, LLC and agencies, hospitals, schools, and related facilities throughout the community.

• Assist in program development needs as they arise.

• Attend open houses, recitals, and other community events as a representative of Sing Explore Create, LLC.

• Document hours and work completed each week.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

Interested candidates should submit the following to Nicole Craven at ncraven@singexplorecreate.com

1 Cover Letter: include why you would be a good fit for our team, your professional goals, and available start time

2 Resume

Board certified Music Therapist

Application Deadline: Posted until Filled

Posted : May 3, 2018

Starting Date: July 16, 2018

Apply Via School Spring :https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2930785&

Job Description

Board Certified Music Therapist.

Reporting to: Principal

Location: Billerica and Tyngsboro, MA

Number of Openings: 1 Full-Time (182 Days)

Valley Collaborative is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved public school entity. We provide high quality academic, therapeutic and vocational services to individuals referred by local school districts and social service agencies. We also provide ongoing professional development and training experiences for educators and educational agencies. Recognizing that the educational environment rapidly changes, Valley Collaborative creates, adapts, and provides flexible programming to address evolving needs. We provide an environment within which students and others can maximize educational and/or occupational skills. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale.

Qualifications:

• Board Certification in Music Therapy

• Experience providing music therapy services in the special education.

• The desire to make a difference in a student/adults life.

• Experience working with students/adults with special needs.

• Demonstrated ability to approach difficult youngsters in a creative and thoughtful manner.

• Flexibility to meet identified student needs.

• A strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization.

Responsibilities:

• Assess, plan, and provide group and individual music therapy services across Collaborative programing.

• Consult and Collaborate with the school therapy and education team including,

o Speech Therapy

o Occupational Therapy

o Physical Therapy

o Behaviorists

o Special Education Teachers.

• Participate in team meetings

Additional Related Duties/Responsibilities:

• Selects appropriate music, books and instructional aids to enhance therapy and requisitions musical instruments and instructional supplies as necessary.

• Cooperation with Building Principal and staff in providing musical programs for school assemblies, open house, parent meetings and seasonal programs.

• Participate in staff meetings and in-service training as requested.

• All other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

• Constant standing or walking.

• Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

• Bends, reaches, lifts, carries, twists, pushes, pulls, and handles equipment when performing duties.

• Manual and finger dexterity and motor coordination are necessary when on vocational site.

• Able to reach and operate equipment and systems safely and effectively.

Other Competencies (skills, abilities, behavior):

Ability to understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Adaptability to perform routine, repetitive tasks within a specific period of time. Prioritizes work assignments to be completed within time requirements.

Must demonstrate a positive and caring attitude toward residents and staff. Must remain flexible and adaptable in order to meet department needs.

Benefits:

• 10 sick, 2 personal days;

• State retirement;

• 403B;

• Tuition assistance;

• Health and dental insurance;

• Life/ADD insurance.

Due to the high volume of response, please do not call to confirm receipt of your resume

Valley Collaborative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Valley Collaborative Programs are committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Position Type: Full-time

Positions Available: 1

1 Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment

2 Classroom Teacher > Music Education

3 Classroom Teacher > Music: Chorus

4 Classroom Teacher > Music: Instrumental

5 Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment

6 Special Education > Autism

7 Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities

8 Special Education > Multiple Disabilities

Welcome TO Valley Collaborative!

Valley Collaborative is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved public school entity. We provides high quality academic, therapeutic and vocational services to individuals referred by local school districts and social service agencies. We also provides ongoing professional development and training experiences for educators and educational agencies. Recognizing that the educational environment rapidly changes, Valley Collaborative creates, adapts, and provides flexible programming to address evolving needs. We provides an environment within which students and others can maximize educational and/or occupational skills. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale. Learn more about us…

Equal Opportunity Employer

Valley Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Contact Information

Denise Cook , Human Resources

40 Linnell Circle

Billerica, Massachusetts 01821

Phone: 978-528-7801

Fax: 978-528-7810

Email: dcook@valleycollaborative.org

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