Nov 17, 2021

MST Therapist

  • Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services
  • Cuyahoga County, OH, USA
  • $47,923 yearly
Full time MST Therapist

Job Description

Conducts Multi-systemic therapy (MST) with youth and their families in the home and community environment (e.g.- conducts MST assessments; reviews referral information; identifies and engages key participants; identifies systemic strengths and weaknesses; develops an analysis of the fit of problem behaviors within the ecological context; provides direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices). Engages primary caregiver and other key participants in active changeoriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement. Implements a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, outcome review, and strategy revision procedure using the MST analytic process. Maintains clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrates compliance with the MST principles and the MST analytic process (e.g.- prepares and compiles social histories, summaries, court documents and referrals; prepares progress notes; completes forms and writes reports as required by law or executive order; prepares treatment plans and evaluations, prepares correspondence to families, courts, state and community agencies). Collaborates with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy -in and cooperation throughout MST treatment. Participates in all MST supervision and consultation activities; participates in all MST training; participates in all on-call rotation requiring 24/7 on-call duties. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of families. Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio driver’s license and have ready access to an insured automobile. Compensation provided for on-call duties.

License Required


Degree Required