Multisystemic Therapist in Havertown, PA at Child Guidance Resource Centers, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/26/2020

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Job Description

Child Guidance Resource Center has an opening for a Multisystemic Therapist (MST) to work in our MST Department in Delaware County.

The MST (Multisystemic Therapy) Therapist 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 MST 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 MST model.

• Conducts biopsychosocials and MST assessments utilizing MST principles in order to familiarize oneself with client and family dynamics.
• Monitors multi-system advocacy to ensure clients and families rights and their access to appropriate community service/resources.
• Timely and accurate completion of all case progress notes in order to maintain treatment events and client progress; utilizes DAP format and relates notes to treatment plans.

At CGRC, you can enjoy a relaxed working environment with flexible work schedules that allow for a healthy work-life balance. We encourage and support staff career development and there are always opportunities for you to learn and grow within the organization. We have a competitive compensation package and offer special benefits for staff. You and your family can also enjoy discounts and offers through our Tickets at Work Program. CGRC is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

• Master’s Degree in a counseling, psychology, social work, license in respective field preferred.
• 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.
• Competent to address the age-specific issues relative to the population served.
• Broad clinical practice experience in family therapy, child therapy, behavior therapy, individual therapy, group counseling and crisis intervention/stabilization.
• Knowledge of DSM-5, community resources, home-based service provision, special education, 302 criteria, abuse/neglect report procedures, and passive restraint procedures preferred.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Flexible hours including evenings and/or weekends as necessary.
• Valid driver’s license required.

CGRC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.