The Oregonian featured a story about Kinship House, a safe place for foster children to process their memories and emotions, and its executive director, Heather Jefferis '97.
Our alumni have experienced great success in the workforce. At the time of our June 2011 graduation, eight of our 18 graduates from the art therapy counseling program had found or been offered employment. Others gained employment within a few months.
Due to its rigorous coursework, intensive fieldwork experience and dual credentialing in art therapy and professional counseling, the art therapy counseling program prepares you to be competitive in the career marketplace.
As a graduate of the Marylhurst art therapy counseling program, you are prepared to work with people of all ages in a variety of settings, such as community mental health clinics, therapeutic schools, residential and day treatment programs, hospitals, correctional treatment settings and nursing homes.
Some organizations at which our graduates have received jobs:
- The Salvation Army's White Shield Center
- Lutheran Community Services
- Luke-Dorf, Inc.
- Oregon State Hospital
- Lifeline Connections
- Cedar Hills Hospital
- Center for Enriched Living
- Domestic Violence Resource Center
- Way Will Open
- Lifeworks NW
- Sequoia Mental Health
- Washington County Juvenile Department