MUSIC THERAPIST I (MONTGOMERY COUNTY)
Special Education / Montgomery County - Maryland

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JOB ID 63122 - SPECIAL EDUCATION (MONTGOMERY COUNTY)

*THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE 7/

5/2013-10/4/2013* In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, the Music Therapist I provides mental health services to students with multiple disabilities in a full day classroom setting. The Music Therapist uses music as a medium to assist students in meeting defined educational goals and objectives. Music therapy is specially designed to address the behavioral, psycho-social, emotional, communicative, physiological, sensory-motor, and cognitive needs of students. Responsibilities: Provides individual/group therapy for children employing music therapy interventions & techniques.
  • Maintains up-to-date records of contact, including nature of intervention, periodic reports and termination summaries.
  • Consults with community and other Kennedy Krieger professionals as necessary.
  • Maintains positive communication in a professional demeanor with parents/guardians, agency representatives, administration and colleagues regarding student progress and concerns as needed. Maintains documentation of all contacts.
  • Provides evaluations of children as necessary.
  • Participates in classroom team meetings, mental health team meetings, and IEP meetings as needed.
  • Assist with supporting the school mission and goals in a positive and professional manner with a student centered school culture and climate as designed by the administration as specified in school and KKI policies and procedures.


  • Qualifications:

    EDUCATION:
    • B.A. Music Therapy and/or B.A. in similar field with equivalency in Music Therapy
    • Music Therapist Board Certified (MT-BC) by the Certification Board for Music Therapy (CBMT)

    EXPERIENCE:

    Previous experience in music therapy is preferred.