Sep 16, 2019

MST Supervisor

  • Highfields, Inc.
  • $40,000 - $50,000 yearly
Full time MST Supervisor

Job Description

The MST (Multi-Systemic Therapy) Supervisor provides leadership, supervision and oversight to MST staff through the implementation of MST and assisting therapists to effectively deliver this evidence-based model to families.

**This position is located out of our Howell, MI office.

Essential Functions

Provides leadership, program development, management and oversight of MST services according to the model.

· Develops interventions and implementation strategies with therapists in adherence with the MST model.

· Provides clinical supervision to staff.

· Coordinates case information with referring agencies and clients.

· Evaluates crisis and problem situations both individually and with team members and develops appropriate strategies to resolve them.

· Provides leadership for assigned team members assisting them to effectively carry out the organization’s mission through providing quality services.

· Provides direct services to families as needed in conjunction with approved treatment plans and strategies.

Knowledge or Experience:

  • Knowledge of treatment systems and the ability to successfully provide coordination and supervision assuring quality services.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the MST model is essential.
  • Must attend and participate in MST specific training and have the ability to understand, practice and implement the model with adherence.
  • Knowledge of child welfare policies and programs, family therapy theories, treatment philosophies and strategies of home-based services.
  • Knowledge of availability of local resources is necessary.
  • Must have capacity for overseeing program operations related to the family’s entry into and participation in the program.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Willingness to commit to the organization and support priorities.

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • A Master’s degree in social work or other appropriate human services discipline.
  • State level licensure that is commensurate with degree status.
  • A minimum of three years clinical work experience is required.
  • One year of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in, or potential for, providing supervision to workers providing in-home services.
  • Must possess valid license and have a driving record acceptable to Highfields insurance carrier.
  • Shall be a person of good character who possesses the health, emotional stability, maturity and strength to carry out assigned duties.
  • Must complete and stay current with agency and program specific training requirements.

Travel Requirements

· Extensive travel is required.

· Must have/maintain a valid driver’s license and fewer than 6 points on record.

· Must have reliable transportation.

· Must maintain adequate insurance coverage.

A high level of decision making is required in this position, 9 on a 10 points scale.

License Required


Degree Required