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MST Therapist


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Job Description

A Mental Health Professional - MST provides intensive, home and community-based family therapy to children and adolescents displaying social, emotional and/or behavioral disorders and their families.  As part of a therapeutic team, the family therapist provides a continuum of services, including intensive case management, system advocacy, information/referral, therapy (individual to child or adult, family and couples), and crisis intervention/stabilization, adhering to the principles established by the Multisystemic Therapy (MST) model. 


Hours: Must be willing to work flexible hours and/or weekends if necessary/


Job Requirements

  • Masters Degree in a counseling, psychology, social work.
  • Licensed in respective field preferred.
  • Must possess a minimum of three (3) years experience working in a child and families in a mental health, education, child welfare or juvenile justice system/secure juvenile setting.
  • Must be competent to address the age-specific issues relative to the population served.
  • Must possess a minimum of one (1) year, two years preferred, case management experience working within a multi-disciplinary team and collaborating with multiple service providers.
  • Must possess broad clinical practice experience in family therapy, child therapy, behavior therapy, individual therapy, group counseling and crisis intervention/stabilization.
  • Knowledge of DSM-IV, community resources, home-based service provision, special education, 302 criteria, abuse/neglect report procedures, and passive restrain procedures preferred.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Job Snapshot

Post Date 2/2/2015
Location US-PA-Delco/Chesco
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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