Lead Therapist - Forensics Program

US-UT-Salt Lake City
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Social Work


Do you want to be the change for people in the criminal Justice system?


You want to work for a company that is both innovative and cutting edge.  Valley Behavioral Health is that company.  We are leaders in the field using the most modern technological advances and research driven practices. 



More importantly, you want to work for a company that is constantly pursuing the most integrative treatment modalities to address the psychiatric, addiction, and developmental challenges that our clients face. Several years ago we decided not to rest on our laurels and dig in to take our company to the next level.  This has yielded very successful new business development that has furthered our ability to serve a variety of clients and client needs. 



Check us out – thousands do every month.  We are looking to hire people who want to grow themselves and their careers.  We are a people powered organization. Our employees and our open and thriving culture define us. Let us be the best place you’ll ever work!


We are seeking a full-time, compassionate, enthusiastic and FULLY licensed Mental Health Therapist to lead our group of caring, professional therapists at our Forensics program. This position requires a strong commitment to helping adults with mental illness and substance abuse who are in the criminal justice system lead a more fulfilling life. Who has a desire to help train and lead other Therapists to empower them so they may become the best provider they can possibly be!


Forensics program is for adults with mental health and/or substance abuse diagnosis who are in the Criminal Justice System. Services include assessments, family, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, abuse and trauma treatment and medication management.



Locations:  1020 South Main Street Salt Lake City, UT 84101


Schedule:  Monday-Friday 8 to 5 – Flexible


Pay: Depending with experience


Benefits:   Yes…Valley provides a generous benefits package including Health and Dental insurance, Paid time off, paid holidays, health savings plan, Employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, 401K and Roth IRA and Long and Short-Term Disability. 


  • Clinical supervision and training of assigned staff
  • Execution of approved modules/Clinical Oversight/Staff Training
  • Vigilance in monitoring all aspects of service delivery to ensure strict adherence to brand integrity
  • Meet with clients to complete a therapeutic assessment
  • Develop & review care plans
  • Ensure a congruence to culture
  • Runs groups & works with clients one on one
  • Ability to provide both individual and group therapy
  • Community outreach as necessary


  • Must be fully licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) from an accredited University/College
  • License current in the State of Utah and in good standing on DOPL
  • At least 2 years of experience in managing teams of professionals
  • Must be 21+
  • Must demonstrate compassion, flexibility and dependability
  • Must have ability to pass a background check


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