Apr 30, 2019

MST Therapist

  • Intergrated Family Services, LLC
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
Full time MST Therapist

Job Description

MST delivers intensive home-based services via therapists fully trained in MST and supported through weekly supervision with a MST supervisor and expert. Therapists carry a small (but demanding) caseload and treatment length ranges from 3 to 5 months.

Within the MST model, therapists:

  • Conduct comprehensive functional assessments of youth in the context of their families, peer groups, school, and neighborhood 
  • Seek to understand the “fit” between the youth’s problems and the factors which contribute to them 
  • Empower parents to address needs of the youth (i.e. structure, support) more effectively  Focus on helping parents build supportive social networks in their community 
  • Emphasize long-term change that families can maintain after their involvement in MST ends 
  • MST Therapist are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for crisis situations

License Required

No

Degree Required

Masters