Posting: Therapist, At-Risk Youth - The Guidance Center, Lincoln Park, MI
February 13, 2023
Community Based Clinician--At Risk Youth (Multisystemic Therapy)
Join our team of dynamic therapists to provide a cutting edge, “gold-standard” evidence-based therapy model. This position includes being trained for a week by the elite MST Institute. This role is a great fit for new Clinicians due to the high level of training, support, and model fidelity, but also for seasoned Clinicians who want to try something new and gain experience in a specialized highly respected practice in a home/ community based setting. MST Therapists demonstrate grit, tenacity, and are vastly skilled both clinically and as family advocates. Our goal in MST is to do “Whatever It Takes”, to help youth stay in the community, at home, and prevent detention. MST uses a trauma informed, action oriented process to empower caregivers and family members to participate in an integrated team approach to promote and facilitate behavior change in the acting out teen.
Multisystemic Therapy is a scientifically proven intervention for youth (ages 12-17) who engage in challenging behaviors. MST offers an alternative juvenile delinquency prevention program and therapists work in the home, addressing the root causes of anti-social behavior. MST Therapists target the family environment and ecological drivers, to facilitate lasting change. Therapists participate in an “on-call” rotation to provide caregivers with the tools they need to transform the lives of youth. Research demonstrates that MST reduces criminal activity and other undesirable behavior. A non-traditional schedule benefits both the Clinician, and the clients’ full lives, and allows for flexibility. For more information about MST please see: https://youtu.be/GUhcojAeC9E and Multisystemic Therapy – The Guidance Center (guidance-center.org)
You should have a Masters degree in social work, counseling, or psychology with an interest in treating antisocial behavior in youth. All applicants should be license eligible in Michigan (LLMSW, LMSW, LLPC, LPC, TLLP, LLP). MST is conducted in the youth’s community, so therapists must be available throughout the day to travel to the youth’s home and school for meetings and intervention implementation support. New graduates are welcome and licensure supervision is offered.