Jan 28, 2020

MST Therapist (Burke/Catawba County NC)

  • ProCure Therapeutic Agency
  • Remote (Satellite Office in Hickory NC)
  • $35,000 - $46,000 yearly
Full time MST Therapist

Job Description

This position is responsible for providing Multisystemic Therapy (MST) to youth that display serious antisocial behaviors and are at-risk of placement out of the home due to their behaviors. Our MST program is built on the principle that the serious behavior problems of a child typically stem from a combination of influences including family factors, deviant peer group, problems in school or the community, and individual characteristics. The MST model calls for simultaneously addressing all of those inter-related areas.

Qualified Professional Responsibilities:

  • Receive a minimum of one (1) hour of group supervision and one (1) hour of telephone consultation per week
  • Provide review of treatment summary in notes submitted by team members
  • Provide Crisis Intervention Services
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and services to improve clinical effectiveness and operating efficiency of the entire MST team and organization.
  • Develop, monitor, and revise the recipient's person centered plan through a child and family team
  • Provide/Coordinate (with other licensed professionals) treatment for the youth and other family members.

Counseling Responsibilities:

  • Provide community based individual therapy, family therapy, direct interventions and case management to consumer and families.
  • Develop Person Centered Plan with consumer and
  • Conduct/Participate in Child and Family Treatment Team Meetings Monthly
  • Work collaboratively with other services providers and community partners to deliver client solutions.
  • Coordinate services
  • Capacity to carry out first responder responsibilities for recipients on a face to face basis and also telephonically at all times (24/7/365), with capacity for face-to-face emergency response within 2 hours.
  • Participate in the internal continuous quality improvement process such as peer review, audits.
  • Updates professional knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications maintaining credentialing.

Agency Related Duties:

  • Attend agency meetings as required
  • Serve on agency committees as needed
  • Maintain certifications in accordance with State Licensure Board Requirements (if applicable)
  • Represent organization in a professional manner
  • Promote organizations vision, ethical standards and public service commitment through personal actions and communications
  • Seek and participate in opportunities for professional growth
  • Additional duties as assigned

Preferred Professional and Personal Characteristics:

  • Experience and ability to work with children and their families from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic environments.
  • Experience serving children/adolescents with DSM-IV TR diagnosis (mental health needs) and their families.
  • Effective, empathetic, interpersonal skills (oral and written) that build mutual trust and respect with youth and their families, agency staff and the professional community.
  • Demonstrated ability in working collaboratively with professional colleagues, local and state officials, referral sources and community groups.
  • Experience in speaking to professionals and parent groups.
  • Competence in written and oral communications, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Self motivated and committed to continuing personal and professional growth.
  • Basic computer skills and literacy.
  • Able to meet deadlines and handle multiple responsibilities.
  • Demonstration of an ability to function under pressure and independently.

Minimum Level of Education and Experience:

  • Masters degree in the human services field with one year experience with at-risk youth

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Criminal Background Check/Drug Screening

License Required


Degree Required