This position is responsible for providing Multisystemic Therapy (MST) to youth ages 12 to 17 that display serious antisocial behaviors and are at-risk of placement out of the home due to their behaviors. You will empower families to address problematic behavior and will help youth make life-transforming changes.
Duties & Responsibilities
Carry a caseload of 4-5 families at a time. Intensive treatment requires therapist to meet with each family at least 3 times per week.
Develops individualized treatment plans for each family. On-going assessments and reviews of treatment progress are performed on a regular basis.
Families are seen in their homes and communities with collaboration from all relevant individuals in the families’ life.
Completes all documentation that supports provision and progression of services.
Provides clinical input and recommendations in a treatment team setting.
May assist with transportation of clients, as needed.
Provides on-call support for team members on a rotating basis with supervisor.
Master’s degree in clinical or counseling Psychology, Social Work, or a related subject area required.
Independent licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, etc. in the state of KY preferred.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to transport multiple clients at once.
Must live within a reasonable distance to designated service area.
Individual and family therapies with children and adults using cognitive behavioral and other research-based techniques
Collaboration with community agencies
Previous work providing in-home and/or community-based therapy services
Behavioral Therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
Mental and behavioral health diagnoses and interventions
Social skills assessment and intervention
Flexible working conditions – works in an office as well as community settings (e.g., social service agencies, DCBS offices, courts, client homes)
Travel required to client homes and throughout the community
Flexible schedule based on client need and therapist availability
Part of program’s on-call rotation
Involvement with community/civic health matters/projects, as appropriate
Flexible working conditions require ability to move intermittently throughout the workday
Position has some unusual physical demands, including exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families
Must be able to see and hear or use adaptive equipment that enable these senses to function to ensure the requirements of this position can be fully met
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of clients during emergency situations
Telecommuting is allowed.
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