Nov 03, 2021

MST Therapist

  • Thompson Child and Family Focus
  • Greenville, SC, USA
  • $48,000 - $52,000 yearly
Full time MST Therapist

Job Description

Thompson is a leading provider of clinical and prevention services for children and families across the Carolinas and Florida. We are a nationally accredited nonprofit agency that changes the lives of at-risk children and families through early childhood services, family stability programs and mental health treatment.

Thompson offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Full family medical and dental insurance options
  • 401K
  • Generous paid vacation and holiday plan
  • Company laptop and iPhone
  • Paid trainings and free professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for performance bonuses
  • Great team-oriented work environment
  • Internal upward mobility opportunities 

In addition to these company-wide benefits, MST Therapists can receive FREE training to become certified in MST!

We are currently seeking Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) Therapists to join our South Carolina Team! 
MST is a community-based therapy intervention targeting teens ages 12-17 who are involved in the juvenile justice system. MST Therapists carry a small caseload of no more than 5 cases, working intensively with each child and family to help change their life. MST therapists do whatever it takes, via close collaboration with all involved, to address the needs of juveniles with serious criminal offenses. Treatment progress is made through intensive interventions such as skill building, changing unhelpful family interactions, and increasing social support, to name a few. For more information on Multisystemic Therapy, please watch this video: How Does MST Work?

Overview of Responsibilities

  • Provide direct clinical treatment using the MST treatment model and principles
  • Conduct a thorough assessment of the client and family
  • Continuously work to engage the primary caregiver, family members, supports, and community agency staff (school, probation, child welfare) in change-oriented treatment
  • Dedicate time to weekly case planning and evaluation of case progress, with ongoing support from your supervisor and team members.
  • Receive regular training, professional development, supervision, and consultation activities designed to help you acquire extensive clinical skills within the MST treatment model
  • Assure, along with fellow clinicians, that clients have access to 24 hours/day, 7 days/week support as needed

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of experience working with the juvenile justice population required
  • Highly skilled Bachelor’s candidates with previous experience working with the juvenile justice population may be considered
  • Full or provisional clinical licensure preferred

We firmly believe that our company is only as good as the people we employ.  Join a company that values its employees and rewards them for a job well done! 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Salary Range: $48,000 - $52,000

*Thompson Child & Family Focus will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccination as a part of the background screening and credentialing process for all applicants.

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