Easterseals UCP is a nonprofit service provider with over 20 different service lines. We manage residential group home program, summer camps for children with IDD and autism, find employment for people with mental and psychical disabilities, afterschool programs, adoption and foster services, crisis services, among many others. As an organization, we have been active for over 100 years and are ever-growing to continue to serve as many individuals in the community as we can.
We are looking to grow our teams with talented people and achieve great things together!
We are currently looking for a Multisystemic therapist to join our team. Qualified candidates will:
- Conduct MST assessments 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.
- Must be able to drive for work purposes on a regular basis
- Other duties as assigned.
Non-Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
- Provides modeling, positive reinforcement, redirection and anticipatory guidance within the recovery and strengths-based principles to help develop the independence of the person and/or family served.
- Provides training to caregivers, service providers and others who have a legitimate role in addressing the needs identified in the service plan.
- Works cooperatively with the person served, their guardian, and the Child/Family Team in the provision of services to meet the goals developed in the service plan.
- Participates in community collaborative efforts to improve the delivery of community-based services in the region.
- Monitors monthly financial reports and manage expenditures according to annualized budget, including receivables reports.
- Fluent in Spanish and English.
- Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related subject area.
- Persons with a related bachelor’s degree and significant clinical experience in treating serious antisocial behavior in youth may also qualify at the discretion of the agency.
- Demonstrate good moral and ethical character, clear of substantiated findings of abuse or neglect listed on the NC Health Care Registry;
- The full or provisional license in the appropriate discipline required either: LCSW; LPC; LMFT; LCAS; LCSW-A; LPC-A; LMFT-A
- Direct use of pragmatic (i.e. structural, strategic, and functional) family therapies
- Individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques
- Marital therapy using behaviorally –based approaches
- Behavioral therapy targeting school behavior and academic performance
- Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of youth (i.e. family, peer, school, and neighborhood
- Family systems theory and application
- Social-economical theory and application
- Behavioral therapies theory and application
- Pragmatic family therapies theory and application
- Child development research and its application in the treatment
- Social skills assessment and intervention