Jul 21, 2021

MST Therapist

  • Child & Family Service
  • Kealakekua, HI, USA
Full time MST Therapist

Job Description

Established in 1899, Child & Family Service (CFS) is a community-based organization with a mission of strengthening families and fostering the healthy development children.  CFS has been a fierce advocate for children and families in the midst of social injustices and inequalities. Our statewide support, counseling, and therapeutic programs help individuals and families heal from trauma, prevent abuse and neglect, and can break the cycle of generational poverty.


Strengthening families and fostering the healthy development of children.


Healthy, thriving individuals and families building strong, multi-cultural communities across generations.


Integrity, Quality Client Service, Employee Excellence, Teamwork and Communication

We offer an extensive array of benefits for our employee including paid time off, preventative health care paid time off, birthday floating holiday, volunteer floating holiday, 14 Paid Holidays in a Year (15 in an Election Year), Medical/Dental/Vision/RX plans, Opt-out incentive, 401(k), flexible spending plans, & more.

Come join Child & Family Service and help us serve thousands in our communities!


The Multisystemic Therapy (MST) Therapist provides services for individuals and their families in the home, school, and community that are designed to: ensure safety and stability of the child and family to promote successful functioning in home, school, and community; avert treatment in a residential or inpatient setting; facilitate an earlier return of individuals to the home environment who receive inpatient or residential care; strengthen family functioning; and assist students in achieving optimal benefits from their education.


  • Masters' Degree from a school accredited by a recognized accrediting agency. Requires knowledge of an advanced type.


  • Ability to work with people of multi-cultural and different levels of education and socioeconomic status.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to organize large amounts of information.
  • Ability to document work in a clear, concise, timely and goal oriented manner.
  • Ability to work and communicate positively with collaterials involved with the participant/family.
  • Knowledge of child, adolescent, and family mental health and developmentally appropriate dynamics.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to incorporate therapy directives of Supervisor and MST Expert.
  • Must attend the initial 6 day MST training and all quarterly booster training's.
  • The nature of this position requires the incumbent to be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Verification of licensure/certification will be required at time of appointment/hire, and continued employment is contingent on maintaining licensure/certification.
  • This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and continued employment is contingent on a record clear of
  • convictions.
  • Continued employment in this position is contingent on successful completion of CPR, CPI and/or van driving training as such training is necessary to ensure ability/continued ability to perform essential functions of this job.
  • Continued employment in this position is contingent on successful completion of CPI classes OR other Behavioral
  • Management certification as may be contract-mandated.
  • Continued employment in this position is contingent on successful completion of First Aid classes.

*Salary: to be discussed with applicant.

License Required


Degree Required