Position Title: Director and Faculty member, Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling (MAATC). Faculty rank is open and commensurate with experience.
Program Overview: The MAATC program, the only one of its kind in Connecticut, has been in operation for over 20 years; long AATA approved and was recently accredited by CAAHEP, in alignment with ACATE's new requirements. The graduate program is intended to prepare professional clinicians with deep expertise in Art Therapy and competence in mental health counseling. The curriculum includes the coursework necessary to qualify for post-graduate counselor licensure (the LPC credential). The program, which is housed in the Department of Psychology, is noteworthy for its strong empirical focus; our graduates have been awarded AATA's Research awards for their thesis projects and they consistently present at AATA conferences.
Essential Functions: Direct the MAATC program with teaching and advisement responsibilities.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will possess an earned doctorate in Art Therapy, Counselor Education, Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or a closely related field (ABD will be considered) and must be a registered, board-certified art therapist (ATR-BC) with substantial clinical experience. Teaching experience at the graduate level is essential. Licensure in CT or license-eligibility, administrative experience, and. a track record of scholarship and artistic practice are highly desirable. Some degree of comfort with empirical research is preferred. Willingness to collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines, especially clinical and counseling psychology, is essential.
To apply: Please send a letter of application, current C.V. with references, and (if available) representative writings and images, to Cynthia O'Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Internal Number: MAATC1
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