• Therapist (MST-CAN)- Now Offering Hiring Incentives

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    Job Locations
    TN-Johnson City
    In-Home Services
    Relocation Assistance
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  • Overview

    **Ask about our $6,000 sign-on/retention payment and $2,000 relocation assistance**


    Company Overview

    Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 


    If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.


    Program Overview


    Multisystemic Therapy for Child Abuse and Neglect (MST-CAN) provides a holistic approach to physical abuse and neglect cases by taking into account the wide range of possible risk factors and systems involved. MST-CAN focuses on families and communities as a whole, tailoring interventions to the social ecology surrounding the individual experiencing physical abuse or neglect.  The major goals of MST-CAN are to: 1) keep families together; 2) assure that children are safe; 3) prevent abuse and neglect; 4) reduce mental health difficulties experienced by adults and children; and, 5) increase natural social supports.


    Position Overview


    ⦁ Conduct MST assessment 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 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 procedure using the MST Analytic Process
    ⦁ Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with the nine MST Principles and the MST Analytic Process
    ⦁ Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation throughout MST-CAN treatment
    ⦁ Provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices.
    ⦁ Participate in all MST-CAN training, supervision and consultation activities
    ⦁ Build a relationship with community stakeholders (i.e., child protection services, Guardians ad Litem, judges, schools, etc.) to ensure cooperation among service providers


    Additional Information


    Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
    Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
    Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage



    Master's degree in a behavioral health or related field is required.
    License or license-eligibility preferred.
    Experience with population preferred.
    High energy level and superior interpersonal and communication skills.
    Must have valid driver's license and be able to provide transportation.
    Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


    Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.


    Additional Benefits

    Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
    Retirement Savings Pension Plan
    403 (b)
    2 weeks paid vacation
    12 paid sick days per year
    10 paid holidays

    Paid Parental Leave
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)




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