Mental Health Therapist - Forensics

Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
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Are you passionate about giving hope to those who have none?  Break the chain!  Be the hands of healing. We are seeking a full-time, intuitive, dedicated, team-focused mental health therapist for our Alternatives to Incarceration - Forensic Unit program. This position will change lives, heal families and make communities a better place to live.
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!

Location:  1020 South Main Street, SLC, UT  84101
Schedule:  Full-time - Daytime hours with a possibility of some evenings required.  
Pay:  Commensurate with experience and licensure


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. 


  • Direct clinical services including interviews, evaluates and assesses clients to create treatment plans and provide quality care
  • Provides psychotherapy to clients including individual, group, couple and/or family therapy
  • Treatment planning
  • Care coordination
  • Documentation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Effective interviewing skills and evaluation techniques
  • Knowledge of different evidenced based practice of psychotherapy, including crisis intervention skills; general personality development theories; typical community agencies, organizations and programs
  • General knowledge of psychiatric and psycho-pharmaceutical treatment of mental disorders
  • Public relation skills
  • Principles and techniques of behavior assessment and modification
  • Knowledge of general psychological principles and concepts
  • Plan, facilitate and document skills development therapies
  • Accepted standards of social work ethics and clinical practice
  • Ability to act independently, respond professionally and calmly in crisis or other situations, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and apply general principles to specific conditions


  • Masters degree or higher in Social Work from an accredited University/College
  • CSW, ACMHC, CMHC,LCSW license current in the state of Utah
  • Two years post licensure needed in order to supervise MSW-Interns and CSW's working to obtain clinical hours.  
  • Mature, dedicated work ethic
  • Computer competency including familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Successful candidates will demonstrate experience with Substance Use Disorders
  • Experience with Domestic Violence Offender Treatment strongly preferred
  • Experience in communicating with courts/probation a plus!


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