Therapist II - Crisis Therapist - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under direct supervision of the Director of Suicide Prevention Services, the Crisis Therapist in Student Health Services will provide suicide risk assessments and provide crisis intervention services to at risk students at Utah Valley University.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master of Social Work, Psychology, Community Mental Health, Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy or related field with at least one year of experience. Must have and maintain Utah State Licensure requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be licensed in Utah with the Department of Professional Licensing as a Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor, Mental Health Services Provider, Psychological Examiner or Marriage & Family Therapist.


Knowledge of individual, group and crisis intervention counseling techniques.
Knowledge of treatment plan development and implementation.
Knowledge of safety planning.
Knowledge of community mental health resources and campus resources.
Knowledge of essential principles of psychology, human behavior, counseling and psychotherapy.
Knowledge of psycho diagnostic and psychiatric diagnosis based on DSM-V TM.
Basic knowledge of psycho pharmacology.
Knowledge of Title IX procedures and campus resources.


Skilled in participation in consulting techniques, public speaking, teaching, presentations, etc.
Secures skills and knowledge in psychological theories, diagnosis and treatment.
Skilled in computer and software applications and confidential record keeping.


Ability to recommend voluntary and/or involuntary commitment of clients for hospitalization for psychological treatments.
Ability to provide suicide risk assessments using evidence based practice.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to be compliant with HIPAA and FERPA privacy laws.

Pay Range

$41-804 - $55,739

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Student Health Services
  • Therapist II - Crisis Therapist
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Counseling
  • Health Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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