Change the lives of at-risk youth with a program that is proven effective through clinical trials. The MST Therapist will develop best-in-class professional skills through training in Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST), an intervention for at-risk youth (ages 12-17) and their families. As an MST Therapist, you will interact with families, youth, community members, and schools. You will be part of a diverse team of therapists and a supervisor, with whom you will participate in weekly group supervision and team consultation. MST is an intensive intervention, and MST Therapists carry low caseloads so that they can focus 100% of their time on providing assistance to the youth’s guardian and other key participants directly involved in the care and treatment of the youth. Staff to family ratio shall not exceed 1:5 for each team member. The therapist will implement problem identification, treatment planning and intervention implementation utilizing the MST process and 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:
Flexible Work Hours:
Please Note: This position requires frequent travel. This position will 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 minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field and two (2) years experience with troubled youth populations OR a Bachelor’s degree in a nonrelated field and four (4) years experience in the human service field OR Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or other related Human Services field and one (1) year of experience with at-risk youth OR a Professional Licensure in the state of North Carolina.
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.