Sunday , April 21 2024

CDCR Jobs – Recreation Therapist

Website California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Senior Psychologist, Correctional Facility (CF) (Supervisor) or Supervising Psychiatric Social Worker I, CF, the Recreation Therapist (RT), CF develops, implements, and evaluates therapeutic recreation programs for patients within California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation institutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The RT, CF instructs and motivates patients in individual and group recreation therapy, monitors and documents treatment progress, and works with other health care providers to share recreational therapy assessment information and incorporate therapeutic recreational activities into treatment plans.
  • The RT, CF maintains order and supervises the conduct of patients to protect and maintain the safety of persons and property.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to provide leadership of various types of recreation and entertainment activities.
  • Ability to interpret recreation therapy activities to staff, health care providers, patients, and others.
  • Ability to teach others basic activity skills.
  • Ability to prepare reports and records to be included in medical files.
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative interrelationships with individuals and groups.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Equivalent to graduation from a recognized college with major work in recreation or recreation therapy.

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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