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Therapist - MST in Brooklyn at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 3/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/29/2018

Job Description

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct MST assessment including review of referral information, identify and engage key participants, interview family to complete a functional analysis, identify strengths and weaknesses and developing an analysis of the fit problems within the ecological context

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

  • Implement a problem conceptualization,treatment planning, intervention implementation, outcome review and strategy revision using the MST process

  • Teach caregiver how to conduct random urine drug screens and breath scan to detect alcohol and drug use

  • Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation throughout MST Treatment

  • Participate in MST training, supervision and consultation activities

  • Maintain clear and concise documentation in CNNX case record progress notes of treatment efforts, enter data into PROMIS; prepare reports to Probation if required

    ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:

    EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED :

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related subject area.

  • LMSW required, LCSW preferred.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE

    Driver’s license

  • Agreement to work a flexible schedule, comfortable with group supervision and commitment to work on professional development goals to improve adherence.

  • PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE: Family systems theory and application, social ecological theory and application, behavioral therapies theory and knowledge, cognitive-behavioral theory therapy and application, pragmatic family therapies theory and application; social skills assessment and intervention and child development research and its application in treatment

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Direct use of pragmatic 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