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Community-Based Therapist/Clinician - Raleigh 

Category Child Mental Health Services  

Community-Based Therapist/Clinician – Raleigh, NC

Do you believe the children are our future? Are you passionate about providing support that creates a life-changing, long-lasting impact on the lives of our youth? Do possess a “go-getter” attitude, always going that extra mile to see your client's needs are met? Do people often describe you as compassionate, respectful, assiduous, dedicated, trustworthy, and driven? Are you a Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), or Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) looking for a positive career change with a dynamic organization? If you answered yes to any, we have a career for you!

Easterseals UCP has an immediate need for a full-time Multi-Systemic Therapist (MST). This role is instrumental in utilizing an effective team approach designed to address the identified needs of children and adolescents between 12-17 years old with significant behavioral problems. We partner with children and their families who are transitioning from out-of-home placements or are at risk of out-of-home placement and need intensive interventions to remain stable in the community. Click here to watch a quick video.

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Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Conducts MST assessments 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.
  • Assure, along with fellow clinicians, that clients have access to 24hours/day, 7 days/week support as needed.
  • Engages primary caregivers and other key participants (family members, community agency staff, supports) in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement.
  • Implements a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, and outcome review and strategy revision procedure using the MST Analytic Process.
  • Provides direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices.
  • Provides modeling, positive reinforcement, redirection, and anticipatory guidance within recovery and strengths-based principles to help develop the independence of the person and/or family served.
  • Provides training to caregivers, service providers, and others who have a legitimate role in addressing the needs identified in the service plan.
  • Participates in community collaborative efforts to improve the delivery of community-based services in the region.
  • Monitors monthly financial reports and manage expenditures according to annualized budget, including receivables reports.
  • Receives regular supervision and training.
Position Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related subject area.
  • Persons with a related bachelor’s degree and significant clinical experience in treating serious antisocial behavior in youth may also qualify at the discretion of the agency with a minimum of one year's experience.
  • Demonstrate good moral and ethical character, clear of substantiated findings of abuse or neglect listed on the NC Health Care Registry.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish speaking is highly preferred.
  • Telehealth sessions, moving towards going back to in-person sessions at the office, home, or work.

Preferred Experience:

  • Direct use of pragmatic (i.e. structural, strategic, and functional) family therapies
  • Individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques
  • Marital therapy using behaviorally –based approaches
  • Behavioral therapy targeting school behavior and academic performance
  • Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of youth (i.e. family, peer, school, and neighborhood

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Family systems theory and application
  • Social-ecological theory and application
  • Behavioral therapies theory and application
  • Pragmatic family therapies theory and application
  • Child development research and its application in the treatment
  • Social skills assessment and intervention

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

About Easterseals UCP:
Easterseals UCP is a leading provider of disability related-services in the communities in which we serve. Our purpose is to provide meaningful and exceptional services so that children and adults living with disabilities and mental health challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities. Click here to learn more. Easterseals UCP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff.

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Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position MST Therapist  
Division Multi-Systemic Therapy  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location MST Raleigh  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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