Therapist I - Post Doctoral Therapy Fellow (One-Year
: Staff - Full-Time
Under direction of the Director of Mental Health Services and a
licensed Training Supervisor, the Post-Doc Therapy Fellow diagnoses
and provides treatment for learning, intellectual, psychological
and social disorders and will provide psychological clinical case
management; conducts individual, couples, and group psychotherapy;
and provides consultation to other programs and agencies on
treatment needs and behavioral plans. UVU offers an excellent
benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid
holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and
AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for
employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a
Enrolled in or graduated from an accredited institution with a
Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and meets the
requirements for a Resident License to practice therapy under
Supervision as required by the State of Utah.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Knowledge of psychological theories, diagnosis and
* Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the therapeutic
* Knowledge of essential principles of psychology, human behavior,
counseling and psychotherapy.
* Knowledge of individual, group and crises intervention
* Knowledge of treatment plan development and implementation.
* Knowledge of community mental health resources.
* Knowledge of psycho-diagnostic and psychiatric diagnosis based on
* Knowledge of and participation in consulting techniques, public
speaking, teaching and presentations.
* Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology.
* Knowledge of Title IX procedures and campus resources.
* Skills in treatment planning and providing effective
psychological treatment for UVU students.
* Skills in documenting treatment progress of clients.
* Skills in the diagnosis of psychological disorders based on the
* Skills in organizing and/or conducting consultation to faculty,
staff and administrators.
* Skills in public speaking, teaching and workshop
* Skills in communication and observation used in
* Skills in documenting the progress of clients.
* Skills in computer and software applications and confidential
* Under supervision, ability to recommend voluntary and/or
involuntary commitment of clients for hospitalization for clients
who present a serious threat of harm either to themselves or
* Ability to provide suicide risk assessments using evidence-based
* Ability to diagnose psychological disorders based on the
* Ability to keep accurate and precise treatment records.
* Ability to communicate effectively.
* Ability to be compliant with HIPAA and FERPA privacy laws
* Ability to be compliant with ethical standards established within
the therapeutic professions.
* Ability to seek supervision for best practices for
Graduated from an accredited institution with a Doctorate in
Clinical or Counseling Psychology and meets the requirements for a
Resident License to practice therapy under Supervision as required
by the State of Utah. Maintain or progress toward Utah State
Licensing requirements, including passing the Utah Licensing exams
as outlined by DOPL.
Frequent sitting, standing, and walking.
Frequent talking; expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the
spoken word, hearing; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal
speaking level with or without correction and ability to receive
detailed information through oral communication, seeing; required
to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as:
preparing and analyzing data and reports; transcribing; and viewing
a computer terminal.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous
leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental
insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver
(undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and
substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
$44,964 - $56,205
Review Start Date:
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicant:
This is a one year
To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/29818
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s
qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability,
veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related
conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law.