MST Clinical Supervisor
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Jul 13, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $76,000-$80,000
Location: US - New York - Manhattan
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To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking an MST Clinical Supervisor to join its Mental Health team.

MST (Multisystemic Therapy) is a cutting edge, intensive family and community based treatment that addresses the multiple determinants of risky, challenging, and antisocial behavior exhibited by juvenile offenders and at-risk youth.

Description of Responsibilities:
•Direct supervision of 1 MST team consisting of multiple MST Therapists
•Provide clinical direction to therapists during weekly individual and group supervision and during weekly consultation
•Review therapist’s weekly plans with strong convergence to the model.
•Provide direct MST services to a caseload of 1-2 clients as needed.
•Provide on-the-job training to new Therapists, and in service training to team.
•Maintenance of MST team: maintenance of MSTI website, checking e mail/phone messages daily, providing coverage to families as needed, chart audits, reviewing red flag cases, maintaining team coverage at 75% staffing, ensure confidentiality adherence, interfacing with larger agency, communication with superior regarding team performance and outcomes.
•Maintain timely, clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with the 9 MST principals and the MST analytical process.
•Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation throughout MST treatment.
•Provide direction regarding clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices.
•Participate in all MST training, supervision and consultation activities.
•Participate in development activities and networking in local communities.
•On call 24/7 to Therapist and secondary on-call to families.
•Review audio tapes AND provide in-home live model supervision for each therapist monthly
•Hire staff using strong behavioral based interviewing
•Maintain level of adherence in the high average range in Structure and Process on SAM scores
•Sign off of licensing hours for staff.
Required Education and Experience:
•Master’s degree or higher and professional license in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy
•Four years direct clinical experience with adolescents or family systems
•At least one year of previous supervisory experience or three years direct experience as an MST therapist and at least six months experience as an MST Supervisor
*LMSW to obtain LCSW within 2 years to maintain the position. *

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
•Family systems theory and application
•Social ecological theory and application
•Knowledge of preventive mandates and procedures within the ACS system.

How to Apply:

Please indicate MST Clinical Supervisor in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at

Contact Details
Name: Mary Ann Code
City: Manhattan
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10010
Country: United States