Uplift Comprehensive Services Eastern North Carolina
The MST Therapist will serve 100% of their time on the MST Team providing assistance to the individual's guardian and other key participants directly involved in the care and treatment of the individual to identify and overcome barriers to engagement. Staff to family ratio shall not exceed 1:5 for each team member. Implement problem identification, treatment planning and intervention implementation utilizing the MST process. To provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices. In regards to Multi-Systemic Therapy this individual will serve as a team member with duties and responsibilities as follows: Participate in the 5-day MST Orientation, MST booster training, one (1) hour of supervision, and one (1) hour of consultation activities. Provide direct intervention, arranges, coordinates, and monitors services, that are provided in any location, on behalf of the recipient. Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that includes a daily full service note that includes the purpose of contact, interventions provided, time spent performing the intervention, effectiveness, and signature of the person providing the service. Participate in on-call rotation and the First Responder crisis response 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year on an alternating schedule as outlined in the Policies and Procedures for First Responder/Crisis Policies and Procedures. Develop and maintain high familiarity with all MST participants to provide competent coverage. Flexible Work Hours: Must have flexibility in working non-traditional work hours in implementing MST. Therapist must work flexible schedules to be available at times that are convenient to their clients as a strategy to remove access as a barrier to engagement in treatment. Often families work during normal and atypical work hours, making full family participation difficult without a flexible schedule. A flexible schedule allows staff to adjust their work schedules to work with families in the evening or on the weekends. Therapists may alter their work schedule on a weekly basis to provide better access to their client’s with approval from their supervisor. Therapists will not be required to work within normal business hours but may do so if this does not present barriers to client access to services. Therapists may work in excess of normal number of work hours in a given day, but can flex their time the following days if needed. Therapists have limited in-office requirements and will not be required to perform duties in the organization outside those related to the MST program unless otherwise specified by their direct supervisor or clinical director. Therapists are expected to participate fully in weekly group supervision and consultation as a standard part of their weekly schedule. Additional Responsibilities: Communicate with community members, parents, and others in advance to promote collaboration the mission of the organization. Will assist with other duties as deemed necessary to MST for continued growth and development of the program and agency. Have flexibility to provide MST in various environments including but not limited to the home, schools, homeless shelters, street locations, and jails and detention centers for stated funded individuals. Take the lead in the development of the Person Centered Plan and be responsible for planning meetings, revisions, updates, and implementation of the Person Centered Plan. Please Note: This position requires frequent travel. This position provide services to the following counties (Northampton County, Halifax County and Hertford County). Uplift will make attempts to have an agency vehicle accessible to you. In the event that one is not available, you will be required to use your personal vehicle. In such cases, mileage reimbursement will be given. QUALIFICATIONS : Successful applicant must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or other related Human Services field and one year experience with troubled youth populations or with at risk youth OR a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or other related Human Services field with at least two years experience in the human service field and significant clinical experience in treating serious antisocial behavior in youth. Applicant must possess a Valid North Carolina Driver’s license. Strong written/verbal skills required. Employment is contingent upon a background check, approved driving record, employment physical and drug screen. Applicant must be a qualified professional as defined in 10A NCAC 276 .0104. EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE: Preferred experience in child and adult individual therapy, marital therapy, behavioral therapy, and the implementation of interventions in various settings, including the home, school, and community. Or knowledge in various theories and applications including but not limited to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Development, Behavioral Therapies, or social skills assessment and intervention.
Jul 18, 2019