Sep 06, 2023

MST Supervisor

  • Tanager
  • Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
  • $65,000 - $70,000 yearly
Full time MST Supervisor

Job Description

Qualifies for a $3000 sign on bonus

About Tanager

Tanager is a non-profit organization in Cedar Rapids that has been serving kids and families since 1879. Our mission is simple – we aim to inspire, empower and heal in everything we do. Our agency stays rooted in five organization values – optimism, altruism, inclusion, collaboration and excellence. If your heart is rooted in helping others and believes in the healing power of connection, we think you'll find Tanager to be just what you're looking for – and we think you are who we're looking for too! 

Why Tanager

We value our team members and offer our team members an excellent benefits package which includes, medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, employer paid life insurance and employer paid short and long term disability.

Your wellness matters to us! We believe in work life balance and offer full-time employees 10 paid holidays per year and a generous PTO policy.  Our Therapists start at 4 weeks of PTO per year.

As an employee of Tanager, you may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. (PSLF)

We offer flexible scheduling to meet your needs and the needs of our clients.

We support your growth.  Our full-time therapists receive an annual training allotment for use towards continuing education, professional development, therapeutic supplies and more.

We provide an already established client base, no need for you to recruit families.

We offer Full-time positions and Contract opportunities.

Tanager provides services for both private and public insurance programs.

Be part of an organization that inspires hope and improves the wellbeing of children in the community.


Job Details

The MST (Multisystemic Therapy) Supervisor provides direct leadership and oversight of Multisystemic Therapy Services while engaging as an organization leader supporting agency mission and values. This position will oversee the clinical and administrative supervision of MST therapists, act as a liaison between key collaborating agencies and providing ongoing training, staff development and evaluation for therapists. The MST Supervisor will oversee day to day operations of the MST service, ensuring adherence to MST principles and program fidelity with the highest quality of care for youth and families.


 Examples of Essential Functions

Lead, train and support MST team via weekly group supervision and individual supervision to facilitate the following with therapists: adherence to MST principles and the MST analytic process, competent implementation of interventions with family members and other participants in treatment.

Facilitate the creation of a supportive, collaborative MST team context in which therapists learn together and share responsibilities such as on-call coverage and available community resources.

Review staff performance and assist with goal development to improve clinical expertise and scope of services.

Deliver MST treatment to a caseload of 1 – 2 families.

Manage, oversee and provide support to the on-call coverage.

Promote MST program in the community and generate referrals to the program.


Qualified Candidates

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Social work or a related field.

A minimum of two (2) years previous supervision experience, including hiring, training and supervising numerous team members.

At least 3 years' previous clinical experience in treating serious behavior in youth.


Required Special Qualification

Iowa licensure required.

Must possess a valid Driver's License and meet the Agency's driving requirements.

License Required


Degree Required