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Bilingual, MST Therapist

Job ID REQ-2024-3412 Omaha, Nebraska

Implements therapy with juveniles with complex behavioral concerns that are at risk of being removed from their homes. Colleagues will be trained and certified in the Evidence Based Practice (EBP) of Multisystemic Therapy (MST) within the first 30 days of transfer or hire. Provides comprehensive and evidenced based treatment to each family that is individualized and family-centered in accordance with MST guidelines.

Hiring Bonus $2,500

Flexable Work Schedule

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Provides MST services to youth.

  • Provides direct clinical treatment (family, individual, community-based services and case management) with an average Case load of 4-6; using methods compatible with MST principles, analytic processes and practices as evidenced by therapist adherence measure scores and positive outcomes with families. Successfully meets discharge outcomes.

  • Coordinates services within multi-systems in reaching the client's goals and to ensure buy-in and cooperation throughout the MST process as evidenced by treatment review meetings and taking the clinical lead on cases.

  • Maintains clear and concise documentation of treatment. Ensures all documentation including progress notes are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Engages primary caregivers and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement.

  • Flexibility and consistency in scheduling with the families as evidenced by meeting with families on the average 3-5 hrs. per week at the start of treatment and clinically assessing need throughout treatment.

  • Completes targeted direct service hours.

  • Maintains active service plan on each client.

  • Accurately maintains the client’s Electronic Health Record.

  • Completes all mandated training.

  • Available for on-call duties for assigned youth.

  • Actively participates in weekly group supervision as evidenced by preparedness, providing feedback to team members, and accepting feedback from others.

  • Routine supervision occurs to discuss individual development, additional supervision is available as needed.

  • Will meet with families and children at various locations; utilizes own vehicle to travel to work destinations and to transport youth as authorized (Travel mileage reimbursed).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to provide comprehensive MST treatment to each family that is individualized, and family centered.

  • Solid understanding of the philosophy and function of public assistance and social services systems. Knowledge of recognized interventions such as risk assessment and crisis intervention in order to address identified service needs.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care and the ability to learn, apply, and explain complex regulations and policies governing child welfare processes and services.

  • Ability to function independently and have flexibility in scheduling with families during non-traditional hours, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with youth, staff, and support agencies with minimal oversight.

  • Knowledge of community resources and service providers available in the geographical area; knowledge of the functions and services of the community organizations and related human services.

  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external business contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, psychology, or related field required.

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record required.

  • Ability to provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job required.

  • Meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws required.

  • Pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check required.

  • On-call (continuously or rotationally) to provide support required.

  • Possess or have the ability to obtain mental health licensure in Nebraska (e.g., PLMHP, LMHP, LIMHP) required.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Town—it is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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