MST Training and Certification will be provided
Angel Peak Counseling is strong mental health clinical training to supervise and lead a team of 2-3 therapists in implementing Multi systemic Therapy (MST) in San Juan County. Supervisory and leadership experience is preferred.
Responsibilities include clinical and administrative supervision for therapists on team, liaison with key collaborating agencies and with leadership inside the provider organization, providing ongoing evaluation and staff development for therapists, and interfacing with MST expert consultants. With backup from other agency supervisory staff, the supervisor will be required to support therapists implementing MST 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. MST is a well-researched community-based treatment model directed at youth involved in criminal activity and their family For more information on Multi systemic Therapy, please watch this video: How Does MST Work?, or visit MST’s website: www.mstservices.com. Competitive salary matched to experience of applicant.
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
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
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
Master’s Degree in clinical Social Work, clinical or counseling Psychology, or a related subject area.
Professional licensure in Clinical Social Work or Counseling field preferred
Significant clinical experience in treating serious antisocial behavior in youth
Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of youth (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighborhood)
Leadership role (informal or formal) including hiring, performance evaluation, and holding supervisees accountable for performance
Training and collaboration with outside agencies
Direct use of pragmatic (i.e., structural, strategic and functional) family therapies
Individual therapy with adolescents and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques
Marital therapy using behaviorally-based approaches
Behavioral therapy targeting school behavior and academic performance