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Campus Therapist (21289)

New York Film Academy
Los Angeles - Burbank, CA, 91505

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Los Angeles - Burbank, CA

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: $75,000.00 - $80,000.00 Salary/year

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

New York Film Academy, Los Angeles, California

New York Film Academy is committed to an inclusive work culture where people’s thoughts, ideas, concerns, and cultures are valued and respected. We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and those sharing in our commitment to inclusivity.

NYFA is a vaccine-mandated campus. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.


The Campus Therapist works as the primary mental health caregivers for the students. Duties of the therapist include conducting mental health assessments, developing individualized treatment plans, leading individual or group therapy sessions, running preventative mental wellness classes or workshops, and making treatment referrals.


The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The day-to-day duties required of this position may vary.

    Maintain confidentiality of records relating to students’ treatment

    Encourage students to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships

    Guide students in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems

    Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports

    Counsel students, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes

    Act as student advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations

    Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge

    Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans

    Evaluate students’ mental condition based on review of student information

    Meet with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process

    Refer students to community resources or to specialists as necessary

    Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting student

    Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs and student’s progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives

    Plan, organize, and lead structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation, and social activities for students

    Learn about new developments in their field by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, and establishing and maintaining contact with other social service agencies

    Discuss with individual students their plans for life after leaving therapy

    Gather information about community mental health needs and resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy


    Master’s degree in counseling/psychology/social work, at a minimum

    Licensed in the State of California or license eligible with an expectation of acquiring licensure within two years of hire

The New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 on the belief that a top-quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to anyone with the drive and ambition to make films. The school opened at Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Film Center in New York City and has expanded worldwide to include campuses in New York; Los Angeles; Miami; and Gold Coast, Australia.

The mission of the New York Film Academy is to educate students interested in the field of visual storytelling. NYFA courses have been designed to increase students’ creativity and technical expertise through an intense regimen of hands-on and classroom instruction. The Academy’s goal is to enrich its students as visual storytellers by helping them realize their personal artistic visions. NYFA’s expectations center on the growth of each student as a creative individual. NYFA is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

New York Film Academy (“NYFA”) is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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