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  • Posted: Nov 11, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 20, 2021
  • Synapse Services is the largest provider of Mental Healthcare Service in West Africa. We provide patient centred care in a calm and serene environment with a robust mixture of Local and Internationally trained professionals.
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    Dance Therapist

    Position: Volunteer-Dance/Movement Therapist

    Expectations: The expectations of this role are set out below:

    • Assess patients’ needs or disorders, using body movement or other dance processes and Music
    • Communicate patients’ assessment findings and recommendations in oral, written, audio, video, or other forms.
    • Conduct dance therapy sessions providing guided self-expression experiences to help patients’ recover from or cope with cognitive, emotional, or physical impairments.
    • Incorporate music and games while conducting dance therapy sessions for patients
    • Confer with other professionals on patients’ treatment team to develop, coordinate, or integrate treatment plans.
    • Design dance/movement therapy sessions or programs to meet patients’ goals or objectives.
    • Interpret the body movement of patients to assess their functioning, needs, or progress.
    • Observe and document patients’ reactions, progress, or other outcomes related to dance/movement therapy.
    • Talk with patients during dance or other therapy sessions to build rapport, acknowledge their progress, or reflect upon their reactions to the dance/movement process.
    • Recommend and/or purchase needed dance/game supplies or equipment

    Required Skills

    • Excellent artistic abilities, creativity, imagination and enthusiasm
    • Maturity, patience, calm and respectful manner
    • Ability to provide a trusting, open, kindhearted atmosphere that encourages learning and participation
    • Business skills
    • A strong empathy with and commitment to helping people from all walks of life
    • Ability to deal with difficult, perhaps painful and embarrassing situations
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
    • A strong knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of psychotherapy and the role art can play in treatment.

    Method of Application

    This job has expired. Application is no longer allowed

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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