Nov 09, 2022

Supervisor - MST Services

  • Lifepath Systems
  • McKinney, TX, USA
  • $70,000 - $80,000 yearly
Full time MST Supervisor

Job Description


The MST Supervisor will carry clinical and administrative supervisory responsibilities for 1-2 MST teams of 2-4 therapists. Supervisor conducts 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. Supervisor also conducts individual supervision as needed to target clinician competency needs and to remove individual barriers to effective implementation of MST treatment. Is responsible for assuring availability of clinical and administrative support to individuals in MST treatment 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Supervisor will collaborate with stakeholders, both external in the community and within the provider agency while promoting and educating about MST with both internal and external stakeholders. Is responsible for generating and managing case referrals and managing clinician caseloads. Collaborates 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. Manages and reports data on clinical outcomes and program practices. Also delivers MST to a caseload of 1-2 families, as required to address program need. To learn more about MST, visit


Qualifications: Master’s Degree in clinical or counseling Psychology, Social Work, or a related subject area.  Professional licensure as LPC-Associate, LMFT-Associate, or LMSW under clinical supervision required, full licensure as an LPC, LMFT, LCSW strongly preferred .

 Preferred Experience:

·         Significant clinical experience in treating serious antisocial behavior in youth

·         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

·         Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of the youth (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighborhood)

·         Provision of group and individual clinical supervision

·         Leadership role (informal or formal) including hiring, performance evaluation, and holding supervisees accountable for performance

·         Training and collaboration with outside agencies

·         Work experience at a CCBHC


·     Service Excellence: Exceptional Services (individual, family, and groups) as described in the MST service fidelity guidelines

Stewardship of Resources: Maximizes Resources and Impact. For example:

·         Utilization of Workforce Time

·         Creating value as a mental health professional in knowledge, skills, and abilities.

·         Utilization of agency resources

·         Leveraging internal and external resources

·         Cost reduction in services

·         Innovative practices that maximize resources


 Leads team as a role model of integrity. For example:

·         Positive relationships within the agency, community, and individuals in service

·         Meeting state standards, and LPS policy and procedures

·         Ethical work practices

Community: A community builder and team champion for team’s professional relationships. For example:

 ·       Self and Team Members communication amongst, staff peers, supervisors are build healthy relationships and build morale within LifePath Systems.

·       Individuals and families feel understood and supported by our team.

·       Coaching includes strategies for  team members tp promote healthy relationships, communication and promote morale within LifePath Systems

Continuous Improvement in Measurable ways: Builds knowledge, skills, and abilities to continually grow as a resource to individuals in service and LifePath Systems in operations.

·         An innovator of new ideas, techniques, and strategies to are forward leaning and move LPS vision and values forward in all aspects your role.

·         A leader in data driven change that can enhance accountability with leadership practices and team functioning, leading to operational improvement.


·         Family systems theory and application

·         Social ecological theory and application

·         Behavioral therapies theory and application

·         Cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application

·         Pragmatic family therapies theory and application

·         Child development research and its application in treatment

·         Social skills assessment and intervention


  • Must have valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to complete all Lifepath Systems training.
  • Must be able to provide at least 3 professional or educational references. 


Salary Range: $70,000 - $80,000 per year ($2,000 sign-on bonus offered if all training is up to date and no disciplinary action during first 6 months of employment)

(Please call this Community Based Therapy Team Supervisor (MST) in the postings. There will be a 2,000 sign on bonus at 6 months of employment if all trainings are up to date and no personnel action has been completed. 
Please screen for the following: 
Do you have a license as an LPC, LCSW, or LMFT? 
If no above, do you have a license as and LPC-Associate, LMFT-Associate, or LMSW who is under clinical supervision. 
Are you bilingual English/Spanish? 
Are you willing to take on call shifts as needed to ensure MST team is available to families 24/7? 
Do you have experience working with adolescents with juvenile justice involvement? 
Do you understand that this position is paid through an initial state contract ended August 31st 2022 with renewal pending state allocation for FY23? 
Note that there will be an additional on call stipend and that hours must be flexible with some evenings and weekends as needed by caseload).             

Shift Hours: Monday through Friday

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, FSA, 401(k), voluntary benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness (EI), and Holidays.

If interested, please complete an online application at LifePath Systems Job Openings and attach your resume

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lifepath Systems is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement.


License Required


Degree Required