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Activity Director/Dance /Movement Therapy

Location:
Pollocksville, North Carolina, 28573, United States
Posted:
January 29, 2018

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CEREBRAL PALSY OF WESTCHESTER, RYE BROOK, NY

Behavioral Specialist, Nov 2010 – Oct 2011

Responsible for developing and implementing behavior management plans for outpatient treatment program, as well as creating treatment goals and outcomes for each client. Served as crisis interventionist throughout the day. Educated staff on implementation of treatment plans and documentation. Coordinated with a multidisciplinary team to provide consistency of treatment. ST. VINCENTS CATHOLIC MEDICAL CENTER, HARRISON, NY Psychiatric Activities Therapist, Sep 1996 – May 2010 Developed and implemented therapeutic treatment program for adult acute care unit. Provided group activities throughout the day increasing self awareness, orientation, communication skills, assertiveness, body awareness through relaxation and fitness, emotion, thought and reaction integration. Dance and art therapy, men's and women's groups, and anger management. Worked with multidisciplinary team under the supervision of three psychiatrists. Provided Wellness Program for Outpatient Clergy Program.

NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL, WHITE PLAINS, NY

Activities Therapist, Jul 1988 – Jul 1989

Provided group activities for inpatient eating disorder unit with a caseload of twenty eight. Treatment plans, documentation, for unit and hospital wide groups. CENTURY CITY HOSPITAL, CENTURY CITY, CA

Coordinator Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment, Jun 1987 – Jun 1989 Program coordinator for adult and geriatric acute care unit. Responsible for milieu to reach short and long term goals of stabilization and rehabilitation.Trained and worked with treatment team in behavioral strategies and modalities.

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CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, NEW BERN, NC

Activities Director (qualified), Nov 2016

HUNTER COLLEGE CUNY, NEW YORK, NY

Masters Dance/Movement Therapy, Jun 1986

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON D.C., DC

BA Dance/Minor Education, Dec 1981



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