Jan 23, 2023


  • Southwest Key Programs
  • Hybrid (Uvalde, TX, USA)
  • $59,000 - $60,000 yearly
Full time MST Therapist

Job Description

As a national, nonprofit organization, Southwest Key exists to create opportunities and improve the quality of life for thousands of youth and families each day by providing safe shelter, alternatives to incarceration, career development, and quality education. This is done through three areas of programming: Immigrant Children’s Shelters, Youth and Family Services, and Workforce Solutions.

We are looking for MST Therapists Supervisors to join our team! We are offering a $1000 sign-on bonus and excellent benefits to attract top talent!!

Candidates can reside in the following cities:  

    • Hays County -  Buda/Dripping Springs/Hays/Kyle/Mountain City/Niederwald/San Marcos/Uhland/Woodcreek
    • Comal County -  Bulverde/Canyon City/Garden Ridge/Gruene/New Braunfels/Schertz/Selma/Spring Branch/Fair Oaks Branch/Hunter/Startzville/Sattler/Smithson Valley/Fischer
    • Uvalde County -  Oncan/Knippa/Sabinal/Utopia/Uvalde, Texas/Hondo/Castroville
  • Health Benefits from day 1st day of employment - Southwest Key will pay 100% of the premium coverage for Dental and Vision plans.
  • 401K Matching
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Short and Long term disability
  • Paid time off up to 15 days of personal and 6 days of sick leave per year. Additional 11 paid holidays.
  • Mileage Reimbursement

The Therapist will receive training, coaching, and supervision on the Multisystemic Therapy modality. No prior MST experience is required. The therapist will provide services to a small caseload of up to 5 families. This position is a remote position working from home for administrative duties and in the homes and community for the delivery of services. The therapist must maintain a flexible work schedule that will include working some evenings, weekends, and holidays and will be included in an on-call rotation.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide direct clinical treatment using the MST treatment model and principles
  • Conduct assessments of the client and family informing the conceptualization of the behaviors to be addressed via a goal-oriented treatment plan
  • Will provide therapeutic services in a home and community-based environment
  • Actively participate as part of the therapy team.
  • Participate in ongoing MST training and consultation and case planning
  • Assist families by actively referring them to appropriate services and supports.
  • Assist families with both clinical and concrete services.
  • Perform data entry related to clients in a timely manner as directed by the MST supervisor
  • Perform basic accountability tasks related to the job, which include compiling and maintain all necessary records.
  • Regular and punctual attendance.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, both external in the community (schools. Probation, service providers, etc.) and within the funding agency
  • Deliver MST to a caseload of up to 5 families, as required to address program needs
  • Participate in a 24 hours on-call schedule
  • Will work with a diverse population
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in clinical or counseling Psychology, Social Work, or a related subject area. Professional licensure in a related field required (LMSW, LPC-A, LMFT, LCSW, LPC)
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Ability and willingness to work with families in their own homes
  • Flexibility to work when families are available.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Ability to adapt and individualize program interventions to utilize family strengths and skills.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Must have a personal vehicle for work-related travel.
  • Valid Driver’s License, maintain current insurance and registration, and clear driving record.
  • Clear result from a criminal background check.
  • Clear drug screen results from the organization’s designated medical facility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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 the treatment
  • Social skills assessment and intervention

License Required


Degree Required