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Acadia Healthcare Activity Therapist in Detroit, Michigan


  • Position covers all levels of care. Completes RT assessment for each patient upon admission.

  • Responsible for planning all RT scheduled groups, including preparing supplies/ equipment. Responsible for planning special events, programs and guest presentations.

  • Responsible for weekly documentation in patient's files and monthly RT calendar of events. Assists director in ensuring coverage for all events by RT staff. Responsible for organizing holiday celebrations.

  • Responsible for training and providing ongoing supervision to all recreational specialists.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCES REQUIRED: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in the recreational therapy, art therapy or music therapy area. Degree in a related field can be considered. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) from the National Accrediting Association, Art Therapy Certification or Music Therapy Certification is required. Previous experience with children and adolescents required

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.