MultiSystemic Therapist (FT), Home of the Innocents, Louisville, KY

HOME OF THE INNOCENTS is hiring a MULTISYSTEMIC THERAPIST in LOUISIVLLE, KY.

Job Description

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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

Preferred Experience

  • 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

Preferred Knowledge

  • Family Systems
  • Behavioral Therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Mental and behavioral health diagnoses and interventions
  • Social skills assessment and intervention

Working conditions

  • 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

Physical requirements

  • 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

Benefits

  • Competitive salaries based on experience
  • Option for FREE health insurance (single coverage, employee only)
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance options
  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts options
  • Life & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k/retirement plan options
  • Up to 25-30 paid days off per year
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid training days
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • Wellness Incentives

License Required: Yes

Degree Required: Masters

** For more information or TO APPLY visit: www.homeoftheinnocents.org

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