CREATE Institute for Expressive Arts Therapy Education is hiring for part-time core faculty positions.
Who we are: CREATE is a 3-year post-graduate certificate training program in Expressive Arts Therapy the first in Ontario to be accredited by the CRPO (College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario). The CREATE program is designed to immerse students in an intensive, arts-based educational process that is beneficial for their professional development as expressive arts therapists, as well as for their personal and creative growth. The curriculum includes experiential, practical and theoretical training in class and as offered through the Create Community Clinic and a variety of practicum placement sites. CREATE faculty are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles.
Who you are:
You embrace equity and diversity and value participating in and creating safe and inclusive environments for all, in education, work environments, and the clinical therapeutic community.
Committed to excellence in teaching, learning and to working with the Create team.
Through this passion for sharing your knowledge with others you also keenly want to contribute to the advancement of the expressive arts therapy field.
You have superior skills in the areas of verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills, and critical thinking.
Maintains competence through professional development activities and training required by the organization and regulatory colleges.
You are an individual with an ability to respond and adapt to change while using your problem-solving/conflict resolution skills to appropriately, and effectively support each student’s unique needs. The successful candidate(s) will also meet the following qualifications:
Registered Psychotherapist (RP) or qualifying (RPQ) preferred.
Masters degree (or Bachelor’s with extensive field experience) in a related field of study that includes a theoretical understanding of the intermodal expressive arts therapy method.
ExAT(P)-Expressive Arts therapist/practitioner certified/qualified, skilled in the intermodal use of the arts in therapy.
Experience in therapeutic trauma informed, relationally oriented clinical arts-based practice gained within private practice, health agencies, hospitals, or clinics.
Previous involvement with post graduate adult education curriculum development and delivery.
What you will be doing:
Teaching one day per week for 3 hours during the academic year from September to May
Delivering CRPO (College of Registered Therapists of Ontario) accredited course curriculum in classroom and online as required
Developing and preparing teaching plans, multi-media presentations, incorporating expressive arts into the learning process where applicable in accordance with the course learning outcomes and curriculum provided
Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, attendance requirements, EXAT approaches, evaluation techniques and deadlines.
Evaluating, Advising, grading student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
Opportunities for RP designated faculty to be involved in the CREATE Clinic, supervising practicum students
Periodic faculty meetings
Community Intensive Weekends
Other Details: Campus Location: Toronto, Ontario. Employee Group: Part-Time Core Faculty Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience Start Date: September 2023
Studio: 468 Queen St. E., Suite LL01, Toronto, ON M5A 1T7 *** Entrance to our space is located few steps east of the main entrance on Queen St., take 2nd set of stairs going down and enter the double doors to your right click here