MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

BRONX, NY, US


COMMUNITY-BASED MULTI-SYTEMIC THERAPIST (Full-time)

University Behavioral Associates (UBA) at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York is seeking an individual with a masters-level degree in the mental health field (licensed or license-eligible in New York State, in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Counseling ) to serve as a therapist for the Multisystemic Therapy for prevention (MST-PREV) program funded by the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS).

Therapists will engage in intense and intimate family-based work within the home or community. Therapists have small caseloads (5-6 families) and frequent clinical contacts with family members. Responsibilities include engaging family in strategies to improve adolescent compliance with rules and regulations within the home and community, under the supervision of a licensed professional .  This fast-paced job requires some evening and/or weekend availability, coverage. This position allows the potential of accruing clinical hours towards licensure.

The therapist will work closely with other members of a close-knit, dynamic MST team, and will receive 3 hours of group supervision and 1 hour of individual supervision weekly. Therapists will also receive free, intensive training in MST-PREV. More information on this treatment model can be found at: www.mstservices.com.

 The preferred candidate will have demonstrated clinical experience with adolescents and/or families, substance use issues, and with providing behaviorally-based treatments, and will possess excellent organizational skills. Spanish-speaking strongly preferred.

 Montefiore Medical Center is the largest employer in the Bronx, with 200+ locations including 11 hospitals. UBA is part of Montefiore Medical Center, whose Department of Psychiatry, a national leader in promulgating empirically supported treatments. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package offered, as well as opportunities for advancement.

 

Department: CMO Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 334 East 148th Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 213197 Salary Range/Pay Rate: $33.32 

 

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