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Company: Easter Seals UCP
Position: MST Therapist
Job Description: MST is designed to keep youth in the home by delivering an intensive therapy to the family within the home. Services are designed to address the identified needs of children and adolescents with significant behavioral problems who are transitioning from out of home placements or are at risk of out-of-home placement and need intensive interventions to remain stable in the community. This population has access to a variety of interventions twenty four (24/7) hours a day by staff that will maintain contact and intervene as one organizational unit. MST therapist receives ongoing support and guidance from the MST supervisor and MST consultant while working with families. This approach includes structured face-to-face therapeutic interventions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains: adaptive, communication, psychosocial, problem solving, behavior management, etc. The service promotes the family’s capacity to monitor and manage the youth’s behavior.
Job Requirements: Conduct MST assessment including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and developing an analysis of the fit of problem behaviors within the ecological context.

Engage primary caregivers and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement.

Implement a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, and outcome review and strategy revision procedure using the MST Analytic Process. Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation throughout MST treatment. Provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices. Participate in all MST training, supervision, and consultation activities.

Job location: Rocky Mount-NC-27804-USA
Employment Type: Full-time
Pay Rate: -
Contact Information
Phone: 2524672860
Fax: 2524672865
Web Site URL:
Posted: 06/27/2013
Job Code: MST3
Comments: Preferred Knowledge: Family systems theory and application
Social ecological theory and application; Behavioral therapies theory and application; Pragmatic family therapies theory and application; Child development research and its application in treatment; Social skills assessment and intervention.

Additional Information
Travel Required: Unspecified
Relocation Cost: Unspecified
Required Education Level: Masters
Preferred Major: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Service
Required Years of Experience: 2

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