• Attending Clinician, DBT

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
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    Social Work
  • Overview

    Do you want to be the change in an adult’s life? Are you looking for a rewarding career helping adult’s experiencing substance abuse and Homelessness?  Are you passionate about providing hope and healing to those who are suffering? Do you want to be a part of a great company that is inspired to help those lead more fulling lives? Then we need to talk!


    We are seeking a dedicated Attending Clinician to help with our DBT Day Treatment Program. DBT Day Treatment is a program working with youth ages 12-17 who experience severe emotional disturbances. The purpose of the program is to help these teens acquire skills to manage emotions and behavior through learning and utilizing DBT skills. The team at DBT Day Treatment team is dedicated to providing services to teens with some of the greatest needs in developing skills to help them succeed at school, home and in the community.


    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. 


    Schedule: Full-Time 8:00am – 5:00pm


    Location:  1141 East 3900 South Salt Lake City, Utah 84124


    Pay:  Depending on 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.  



    • Provide Individual and Family therapy, 2 sessions a week for each client
    • Complete mental health assessments and do case management as needed
    • Facilitate DBT group one time a week plus additional groups as needed
    • Take calls for the After Hours DBT Coaching Line in the evenings and on weekends
    • Crisis assessment and assistance
    • Review all referrals and provide information to the community in regards to the program
    • Supervision of DBT program staff including therapist and line staff
    • Supervision of other therapists within Valley Behavioral Health Children’s Outpatient Services
    • Lead staff meeting and address any concerns in the program
    • Address behavioral concerns on the unit and complete behavior plans to address
    • As supervisor address concerns or frustrations that parents or teens may have
    • Work in the milieu as needed including when other staff are using PTO
    • Provide training for staff in regards to DBT model, as well as for other Valley employees
    • Set up program during the summer when school is not provided
    • Work with community providers including those involved daily with the program
    • Train new employees in areas specific to the program


    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Social Work, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Minimum licensure current in the state of Utah: CMHC, ACMHC, LCSW, CSW or LMFT
    • 4000 hours post-graduate supervision for full licensure preferred
    • Training and experience in the DBT modality is required for this position
    • Experience working with children or adolescents in a mental health program, and/or with kids who experience mental health and behavioral issues is preferred
    • Self-starter and highly organized
    • Team focused


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