Seeking an individual with mental health clinical training and experience to implement Multisystemic Therapy (MST). MST is a well-researched community-based treatment model directed at youth involved in criminal activity and their families. Interested persons may locate information about this treatment model on the internet at www.mstservices.com. Duties include assessment, treatment, and collaboration with families, youth, and community agency staff. The therapist will function as part of an MST team and will participate in weekly team supervision and consultation. Must be available to provide periodic on-call 24-hour coverage. Specific experience in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy, and behaviorally-based treatments preferred.
Successful applicants may hold a Master's degree or Bachelor's degree in a mental health field, or Licensed Therapist qualifications. All applicants with these qualifications will be considered.
The starting wage for this position is $20 to $24 per hour depending on education and experience.
This position will have a varying work schedule with possible evening and weekend hours, depending on client needs. On-call rotation required.
Hilltop offers GREAT Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 401K with vested match up to 4%, Free and Supplemental Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, First-Time Home Buyers assistance, Tuition Assistance, and more!
This position is responsible for providing Multisystemic Therapy (MST) to clients participating in Hilltop’s Non-Residential Services. This role will provide family-centered services requiring flexible work schedules involving variable days and hours as well as acting in an on-call capacity.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Employee must have regular attendance/punctuality, be able to cooperate with others, and be completely honest. Other assigned duties include:
- Conduct MST assessment including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and developing an analysis of the fit of problem behaviors within the ecological context.
- Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement.
- Implement a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, case outcome review, and strategy revision procedure using the MST Analytic Process.
- Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with the 9 MST Principles and the MST Analytic Process.
- Ability to engage and collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system, to maintain alignment throughout MST treatment.
- Provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices.
- Participate in all MST training, supervision and consultation activities.
- Other MST-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field; or Bachelor’s degree and four years of clinical experience treating serious antisocial behaviors in youth. No license is required.