Jun 18, 2020


  • Saint Johns Residence for Boys
  • Queens, NY, USA
  • $55,000 - $58,500 yearly
Full time MST Supervisor

Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Supervisor

St. John’s Home for Boys, a 24-hour residence for Boys, is looking for an individual who has strong mental health clinical training to supervise and lead a team of 2 therapists in implementing Multisystemic Therapy (MST) in (insert city, county, or region).  Supervisory and leadership experience is preferred. You can start asap and will be able to work from home through the COVID-19 restrictions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry clinical and administrative supervisory responsibilities for 1-2 MST teams of 2-4 therapists each
  • Facilitate weekly group supervision and training for MST team to assure adherence to MST principles and the MST analytic process, and to assure clinician competency in implementation of interventions
  • Conduct individual supervision as needed to target clinician competency needs and to remove individual barriers to effective implementation of MST treatment
  • Assure availability of clinical and administrative support to clinicians 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, both external in the community and within the provider agency
  • Promote and educate about MST with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Generate and manage case referrals and manage clinician caseloads, including all intake responsibilities
  • Collaborate actively with MST Expert around implementation of MST by the program, and to ensure continued development of own clinical skills and knowledge of relevant research
  • Work closely with the Residential Services Team
  • Manage and report data on clinical outcomes and program practices
  • Deliver MST to a caseload of 1-2 families, as required to address program needs
  • Participate with Program Evaluation and Planning Dept (PEP) in fulfillment of the program evaluation processes.
  • Responsible for monitoring documentation and collection in connection.
  • Maintain mandated paperwork and record keeping in compliance with ACS, and OCFS
  • Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model tools including safety plans, community meetings, psycho-education groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care in the department/program to create a nonviolent and trauma sensitive culture.


  • MSW is required
  • Experience in Child Welfare working with youth and their families, plus minimum of 3 years Supervisory experience
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of case work practice within ACS child welfare system.
  • Ability to be flexible to provide emergency coverage when needed (e.g., conduct home visits, attend court hearings, etc.)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Must demonstrate competence in written, verbal, organizational, and prioritization skills.
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule when needed including some evenings,

License Required


Degree Required