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F Stamm
Frank
Stamm
3144 Pierre River
Dallas
TX
+1 (555) 759 8114
3144 Pierre River
Dallas
TX
Phone
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Experience Experience
Los Angeles, CA
Activity Therapist
Los Angeles, CA
Bechtelar-Brekke
Los Angeles, CA
Activity Therapist
  • Provide opportunities to become aware of leisure strengths and interests
  • Assists Mental Health Workers with safety duties
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Certification from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation
  • Develops, implements, monitors and evaluate therapeutic recreation/activity segments of individual program plans to further the comprehensive treatment of the patients
  • Oversees activities including, but not limited to, individual recreational activities, group recreational activities, exercises, games, sports activities, hobbies, social activities, music, etc
  • Develops specifically planned goals and objectives in order to implement the therapeutic recreation segment of individual patient program plans
Phoenix, AZ
LTC Activity Therapist
Phoenix, AZ
Bayer, Gislason and Donnelly
Phoenix, AZ
LTC Activity Therapist
  • Participates in policy and procedure formation as a member of the facility management Performance Improvement team
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time
  • Trains, supervises and directs activity leaders, assistants and volunteers who assist with and augment the services of the activity program
  • Maintains a current record of the type and frequency of activities provided and the names of residents participating in each activity
  • Develops a specific activity plan for each resident
  • Attends weekly meetings of the facility management team
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Dallas, TX
Sch Activity Therapist Pd
Dallas, TX
Haag, Beer and Botsford
present
Dallas, TX
Sch Activity Therapist Pd
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  • Works in a safe manner and promptly reports any hazards identified in the work environment or related to assigned responsibilities
  • Communicates with patients, families and customers using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank)
  • Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our associates, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful
  • Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures
  • Documents all patient contacts and therapeutic activities in the record in a timely manner
  • Leads activity therapy and/or community meetings
  • Teach patients interactions with families and significant others in a socially constructive way
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Creativity
Bachelor’s Degree in Creativity
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Bachelor’s Degree in Creativity
Skills Skills
  • Conducts activity therapy group sessions, displaying good theoretical knowledge of group principles and good group techniques
  • Conducts individual activity therapy sessions, as assigned, displaying good theoretical knowledge and good treatment technique
  • Strong therapeutic skills and knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong proficiency with computer platforms and applications
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of SOMH, JCAHO and OASAS rules and regulations as applicable to assignments
  • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of mental health law/commitment
  • Excellent communication skills
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4 Activity Therapist resume templates

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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1+ year of experience as an Activity Therapist
  • Master's Degree in a related field
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plans and implements the Unit’s activity therapy program, including planning of daily events, providing inservice for other staff participating in the activity therapy program
  • Conducts diversional therapy program, including planning and coordination of all out-trips and arranging for guest speakers
  • Conducts activity therapy group sessions, displaying good theoretical knowledge of group principles and good group techniques
  • Conducts individual activity therapy sessions, as assigned, displaying good theoretical knowledge and good treatment technique
  • Completes activity therapy evaluations in a prescribed time frame
  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment staffings
  • Displays good interviewing, assessment, and report writing skills
  • Completes progress notes in a timely and high quality fashion
  • Effectively participates in the referral development process
  • Functions cooperatively as a member of the treatment team
  • Communicates effectively with families and agencies, conveying a positive professional image
  • Brings to the Program Director’s attention significant issues related to program functioning
  • Works sufficient hours to ensure effective performance
  • Utilized feedback regarding performance and uses supervision to improve performance
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Activity Therapist PRN Resume Examples & Samples

  • Complete activity therapy assessments
  • Plan and facilitate age appropriate group activities for patients
  • Attend and participate in monthly activity therapy staff meetings
  • Attend and participate in weekly clinical supervision
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide group expressive therapy sessions appropriate to client needs
  • Follow all hospital policies and procedures
  • Work with the interdisciplinary team in meeting treatment goals
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Meets daily with treatment team to evaluate patient progress, and to determine or modify general treatment objectives and plans
  • Participates regularly in group therapy, individual therapy, and occasionally as co-therapist in couples and family conferences
  • Provides daily records of participation in activities for each patient
  • Participates in creation of an environment which promotes self-awareness, open communication, mutual respect, and opportunities for all to make their unique contributions to the patient-staff community
  • Collaborates with the Activity Therapy Supervisor in establishing departmental philosophy, standards, longterm objectives, and in designing basic program components
  • Assists in preparation and administration of annual budget
  • Establishes and implements policies and procedures to insure safety, effectiveness and economy in activity program operation
  • Plans, organizes, and leads daily group activities such as awareness and communication exercises, body awareness, art therapy, drama therapy, outings, cooking, sports and games
  • Trains and supervises nursing personnel, occupational and recreation therapy interns
  • 100 hours of supervised field work in psychiatric setting
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists in initiating new programming and expansion or revision of existing programming
  • Acts as representative for recreation therapy department, communicating information, policies, and addressing interdisciplinary issues
  • Responsible for the establishment of an effective documentation program for therapeutic recreation
  • Assists with budget preparation and assures regulation of departmental expenses
  • Establishes yearly goals and objectives that serve as a basis for allocation of time, personnel, and resources
  • Provides training to staff providing recreation therapy interventions
  • Participates in quality improvement studies for the program and provides data for reports
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must be certified Recreation (Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation and two yearsexperience) Art/Music therapist (Master's degree in art therapy with 1,000 hours post-graduate clinical experience)
  • Minimum of one year experience working in a therapeutic program for adults and adolescents with psychiatric and/or chemical dependency patients
  • Monitors use of equipment and supplies
  • Completes required documentation on patients which includes assessments and progress notes
  • Documents all patient contacts and therapeutic activities in the record in a timely manner
  • Provides training and family education as needed
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Senior Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1-3 year’s experience in activity therapy is required
  • 3+ years of work experience facilitating music therapy interventions
  • Demonstrated experience with music therapy evaluation, treatment planning, facilitation and documentation in adult palliative care
  • Demonstrated experience with music therapy evaluation, treatment planning, facilitation and documentation with inpatient behavioral health services
  • Demonstrated prioritization in patient care and effective time management
  • Demonstrated professional demeanor that stands as a positive example to others
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while maintaining an interdisciplinary team focus
  • Demonstrated experience with basic counseling skills, behavioral management, grief & loss, actively dying, anxiety, depression or pain
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Teach patients interactions with families and significant others in a socially constructive way
  • Develop productive skills for vocational, avocational, and daily living activities
  • Provide opportunities to become aware of leisure strengths and interests
  • Transfer learned activity skills to ongoing functioning in the community
  • Perform individual assessments of functional living skills
  • Assists Mental Health Workers with safety duties
  • A Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation from an accredited academic institution
  • Certification from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation
  • Previous work experience in the mental health field preferred
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master's degree from an accredited college
  • 2 years of experience as a recreational activity therapist in a medical or mental health care setting in related field
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish
  • Knowledge of mental illness and treatments
  • Skills to address issues of emotional, verbal, physical and sexual abuse
  • Ability to apply principles of group dynamics in activities
  • Ability to identify and manage crisis situations
  • Skilled in treatment planning/documentation
  • Skilled in patient assessment/documentation
  • Knowledge of mental health law/commitment
  • Knowledge of SOMH, JCAHO and OASAS rules and regulations as applicable to assignments
  • Ability to speak Mandarin / Cantonese
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology or other mental health field required
  • At least 2 years of experience in mental health field
  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance
  • Develops, implements, monitors and evaluate therapeutic recreation/activity segments of individual program plans to further the comprehensive treatment of the patients
  • Oversees activities including, but not limited to, individual recreational activities, group recreational activities, exercises, games, sports activities, hobbies, social activities, music, etc
  • Develops specifically planned goals and objectives in order to implement the therapeutic recreation segment of individual patient program plans
  • Assesses functioning levels, strengths and needs, consequently formulating methods and goals for responding to the assessed needs of the patients
  • Plans and conducts a program of therapeutic recreation activities directed toward assisting the patient to achieve goals designed to meet patient's needs
  • Documents all activities pertaining to therapies conducted and records progress notes in each patient's mental health record on a regular basis
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree with certification or higher from an accredited college or university in a field of adjunctive therapies including Therapeutic Recreation (Nationally Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist), Occupational Therapy, Art Therapy, Horticulture Therapy, or Music Therapy (certified or eligible)
  • Basic Life Support Preferred
  • Valid drivers license
  • Certification Nationally or Higher
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • At least one year in appropriate experience preferred
  • Current BCLS certificate
  • Current AB 508 Secure Training Certification
  • Certification in therapeutic Specialty (e.g. CTRS {recreation}, MT-BC {music}, ATR-BC{art}, etc)
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Capable of working on all Behavioral Units
  • Supervises students and department volunteers and provides feedback on a regular basis
  • Attends patient rights training yearly
  • One (1) year of experience facilitating groups with mental health clients is required
  • .Experience working with adolescents, adults and geriatric psychiatric patients is preferred
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience providing services to a mentally ill population preferred
  • Plan activities that promote recovery and skills acquisition
  • Provision of a program of activities for patients to include, but not limited to the following: Skills Groups: Individual or group activities that promote the development of skills, promote the ability to interact in a group setting, and provide the patient with self-esteem through a sense of accomplishment. Socialization Groups: Opportunity to participate in group recreational activities to promote social skill. Community Meeting: To encourage patient participation and active involvement in group problem solving. Education/Recreational groups (e.g., "Life Skills", "Current Events", “Crafts”). Engagement in unstructured recreational activities (e.g., board games). Engagement of patient in conversation to promote interpersonal communication. Opportunity for individual and group physical exercise activities
  • Monitoring and documentation of patients’ involvement in activities. Specific duties include the following: Regular monitoring of patient's program involvement. Monitoring of patient's condition. Provide individual activities for patients unable to cope with the group activities. Document patient involvement in activity therapy using progress notes in the patient's health record
  • Compliance with employee standards of Correct Care Solutions, as well as applicable employee standards of the Facility. Compliance includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of a working environment and personal appearance consistent with professional responsibilities, development of harmonious working relationship, and timely notification of supervisory personnel of absences from institution
  • Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations
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Activity Therapist PRN Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide activities for patients admitted to the program which include following program group schedule and provide set holiday activities on provided dates. Provide support and or participation for after hour activities especially on weekends
  • Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team. Attends set treatment team meetings and progress reviews as evidence by signature on treatment planning update forms
  • Conducts individual activity assessments on each patient within given timeframes
  • Makes a written summary of initial assessment, evaluation, treatment and progress as evidenced by initial assessment forms completed in the medical record and documentation in the progress notes
  • Document patient progress with therapeutic activities in patient’s medical record
  • Keeps equipment and supplies safe for use and in working order
  • Performs other duties and special projects as required and approved by Program Director
  • Attends required training and continuing education as evidenced by attendance forms that will be added to personnel file
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conducts therapy sessions to improve clients' mental and physical well-being
  • Confers with members of treatment team to plan and evaluate therapy programs
  • Develops treatment plan to meet needs of client, based on needs assessment, client interests and objectives of therapy
  • Encourages clients with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills and get involved in health-promoting life skills and leisure activities, such as sports, games, music, arts and crafts, and gardening
  • Instructs client in activities and techniques, such as sports, gardening, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques, designed to meet their specific physical or psychological needs
  • Observes, analyzes, and records clients' participation, reactions, and progress during treatment sessions, modifying treatment programs as needed
  • Obtains information from medical records, medical staff, family members and the clients themselves to assess clients' capabilities, needs and interests
  • Plans, organizes, directs and participates in treatment programs and activities to facilitate clients' rehabilitation, help them integrate into the community and prevent further medical problems
  • Prepares and submits reports and charts to treatment team to reflect clients' reactions and evidence of progress or regression
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Sch Activity Therapist Pd Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs activity therapy assessment for assigned patients to determine patient's treatment needs and records assessments
  • Develops written individualized activity therapy treatment plan based on assessment and integrates this plan with that of other team members in interdisciplinary team meetings
  • Provides individual and group activity therapy sessions for patients and records patient's response to treatment in progress notes according to hospital policy
  • Participates in design and evaluation of unit activity therapy treatment program
  • Inventories and orders activity therapy supplies and equipment
  • Provides inservice training to other staff members
  • Assists in the physical management of patients as needed
  • Serves as a role model for consistent demonstration of Sparrow Health System's customer Service
  • Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our associates, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful
  • Communicates with patients, families and customers using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank)
  • Basic computer knowledge and proficiency
  • Demonstrated skill in individual and group activity therapy, working with an interdisciplinary team, and providing inservice training to other staff members
  • Current registration or certification in professional discipline
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LTC Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides direction for recreational, social and spiritual activities for the facility residents. Interviews the residents, completes section on Minimum Data Sets, documents, maintains quarterly charting timely plans/ implements activities
  • Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain
  • Develops a specific activity plan for each resident
  • Maintains programs designed to make life more meaningful, to stimulate and support physical and mental capabilities to the fullest extent and to enable the resident to maintain the highest attainable social, physical and emotional functioning
  • Participates in interdisciplinary care plan meetings, develops activity care plans for each resident and reevaluates the specific activity plan quarterly and documents findings in the activitiy progress notes
  • Assists with bus outing activities and gets consents from residents or relatives
  • Coordinates/implements activities. Makes room visits, holds conversations with residents, reassures them and gives moral support where necessary
  • Treats residents and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of residents and their families
  • Keeps current list of all residents
  • Participates in policy and procedure formation as a member of the facility management Performance Improvement team
  • Attends weekly meetings of the facility management team
  • Maintains a written planned schedule of social and other purposeful independent or group activities
  • Plans and conducts inservice training for the staff of the facility at least annually
  • Coordinates the monthly activity schedule with other resident services
  • Maintains a current list of residents who are unable physically to participate in activities
  • Develops and implements activities for residents unable to leave their rooms
  • Posts the activity schedule with other resident services
  • Oversees maintenance of equipment and supplies
  • Develops and maintains contact with community agencies and organizations
  • Assures that progress notes specific to the resident’s activity plan are recorded at least quarterly, and more frequently if needed, in the resident’s health record
  • Maintains a current record of the type and frequency of activities provided and the names of residents participating in each activity
  • Is able to assist residents with activities; is compassionate and understanding and is able to listen and converse with older people
  • Trains, supervises and directs activity leaders, assistants and volunteers who assist with and augment the services of the activity program
  • Exhibits genuine interest in and appreciation of adults in the later years of life
  • Maintains resident confidentiality at all times
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time
  • Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly
  • Completes inservices and returns in a timely fashion
  • Attends annual review and department inservices, as scheduled
  • Attends scheduled staff meetings, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department
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Activity Therapist Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1+ year of Activity Therapy experience
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • NYS Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT)